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Tiie present Catalogue includes all acquisitions made by the 
Department of Manuscripts during the five years 1906-1910, 
arranged under the heads of Additional MSS., Egerton MSS., 
Additional Charters, Detached Seals, Papyri, and Facsimiles of 
MSS. The quinquennial period, which will probably be regularly 
adopted in future for the issue of these catalogues, is a year 
shorter than that covered by each of the five volumes containing 
the acquisitions of the Department since tho end of 1875, and has 
been thought more convenient as tending to avoid the production 
of volumes of unhandy size. The total number of MSS. acquired 
in the five years amounts to eight hundred and eighty-seven; of 
Charters, to one thousand five hundred and thirty-eight; of Seals, 
to two hundred and ninety-one; and of Papyri, to three hundred 
and fifty-two. The number of printed Facsimiles available to 
students in the Department, a list of which was included for the 
first time in the 1900-1905 volume, is increased by about ninety. 

As usual, the acquisitions have been materially augmented by 
donations and bequests. These have all been noted under the 
entries in the Catalogue, but several are of such importance as to 
call for special mention here also, viz.:— 

(a) His late Majesty King Edward VII. presented in 1906 
two charred papyrus rolls from Herculaneum, being part of the 
gift of the Neapolitan Government to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales 
(afterwards George IV.) in 1803-1806. One of the rolls has been 
opened, and contains part of the Do Natura of Epicurus; the 
other remains unopened (Pap. 1521, 1522). 

(b) From the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund have 
been received two collections of papyri from Oxyrhynchus (Pap. 


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1523-1544, 1842, 1843) and a collection of very early papyri from 
Hibeh (Pap. 1821-1841). Among the former, besides documents 
of the 1st cent. n.c.-2nd cent. A.D., are a fragment containing 
Sayings of Jesus in Greek, a 3rd-4th cent. MS. of a previously 
unknown Latin epitome of Livy (having on the verso part of the 
Epistle to the Hebrews in Greek), two new odes of Tindar, and 
two large rolls containing respectively the Paeans of Pindar and an 
important history of Greece during the early part of the 4th cent. 
B.c., by an unidentified author. The Hibeh collection comprises 
documents dated in the 3rd cent. B.c., and literary fragments 
apparently of like date. 

(c) Two gifts of Shelley autographs were received in 1907: his 
correspondence with Miss Elizabeth Hitchener (Add. 37496), from 
the Rev. C. Hargrove, in compliance with a testamentary request 
of Mrs. C. M. Slack; and a poem, “ The Recollection ” (Add. 
37538 G), from Lieut.-Col. and Mrs. C. F. Call. 

(d) Two autograph volumes of William Morris’ finest poems 
were presented by Mr. C. Fairfax Murray (Add. 37497, 37498), to 
accompany another MS. of one of them (Egerton 2866) purchased 
in the same year; and the same generous donor gave also an 
interesting letter of Keats (Add. 37538 A), to accompany the MS. 
of Hyperion, purchased in 1904 (Add. 37000). 

(c) A calligraphically written MS. of Fitzgerald’s Rubaiyat of 
Omar Khayyam, written by William Morris, and decorated by 
Mr. Fairfax Murray from designs by Morris and Sir Edward 
Burne-Jones (Add. 37832); presented by Georgiana, Lady Burne- 

(/) An important collection of autograph works of Oscar 
Wilde (Add. 37942-37948); presented by Robert Ross, Esq., 
Wilde’s literary executor. 

(y) Original letters of George Eliot to Elrna Stuart, 1872-1880 
(Add. 37952); presented by Roland Stuart, Esq. 

(//.) Important musical autographs of Mozart and Beethoven 
(Add. 37763-37767); bequeathed by Miss Harriet Chichele 

(i) The Psalter of the Emperor Lothaire, 9tli cent., and three 

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chartularies of English monasteries (Add. 37768-37771); be¬ 
queathed by Sir Thomas Brooke, Bart. 

(h) The autograph memorandum of Lord Nelson, 9 Oct. 1805, 
explaining his tactics for attacking the French fleet, the principles 
of which were adopted at Trafalgar on 21 Oct. (Add. 37953); 
bequeathed by Benjamin Minors Woollan, Esq. 

(/) The Department also received a share in the important 
artistic bequests of the late Mr. George Salting, viz., two minia¬ 
tures from Italian choir-books of the 15th cent. (Add. 37955). 

It may be useful to indicate briefly some other acquisitions of 
special interest in various classes. 

1. Among Greek MSS., besides the papyri noticed above as 
presented, the Department acquired by purchase an interesting 
collection of papyrus documents from Syene between a.d. 549 and 
a.d. 613 (Pap. 1787-1820), a long roll from Antinoopolis (Pap. 
1756), dated in a.d. 612; and a number of miscellaneous papyri 
of the Ptolemaic, ltoman and Byzantine periods, including a few 
literary fragments of minor interest; a wooden tablet and wooden 
book, both for school use, 3rd cent. (Add. 37516, 37533); and of 
vellum MSS., the Lives of SS. Cosmas and Damian, in a very late 
(11th cent. ?) uncial hand (Add. 37534); and a MS. of the Gospels, 
13th cent. (Add. 37485, 37486). 

2. Latin MSS. of early date or special palaeographical interest 
include a single leaf of a Bible in a fine uncial hand, probably 
from one of the two codices written for Ceolfrid in Northumbria 
at the same time as the Codex Amiatinus, circ. A.D. 700-715 
(Add. 37777, pi'escnted by the Rev. W. Grcenwcll, D.C.L .); S. Augus¬ 
tine, De opere monachorum, etc., late 9tli cent. (Add. 37328); 
Lexicon Tironianum, early 10th cent., with flyleaves from an 8th 
cent, sacramentary in an English hand (Add. 37518); the Bos- 
wortli Psalter, late 10th cent., with hymnary, partial Anglo-Saxon 
gloss and Canterbury calendar (Add. 37517); Lives of Saints, in 
a Beneventan hand, llth-12th cent. (Eg. 2889); two treatises on 
music, with curious diagrams, 12th cent. (Eg. 2888); S. Isidore’s 

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Sententiae and Alcuin, lie sapientia, with four fly-leaves, in an 
Irish hand, of theological questions and answers, 12th cent. (Add. 

3. The most extensive collections of historical MSS. and 
political papers acquired include registers of official letters, etc., 
passing through the hands of Sir Edward Nicholas, 1619-16G2, in 
eight volumes (Add. 37816-37823); correspondence of envoys 
abroad, etc., with William Blathwayt, Under-Secretary, and 
Edward, Earl of Conway, Secretary of State, etc., 1669-1701, in 
fourteen volumes (Add. 37979-37992); official correspondence of 
Charles, Lord Whitworth, British representative at various foreign 
courts, 1702-1725, in fifty volumes (Add. 37348-37397); official 
and private correspondence of William Windham, Secretary at 
War, etc., 1782-1807, in ninety-four volumes (Add. 37842- 
37935); political and private correspondence of the Marquis 
Wellesley, 1797-1842, in forty-eight volumes (Add. 37274- 
37318, 37414-37416); and letter-books and minute-books of 
George Eden, Earl of Auckland, as Governor-General of India, 
1836-1842, in thirty volumes (Add. 37689-37718). Of these 
the Nicholas and Blathwayt papers supplement collections pre¬ 
viously acquired; the Wellesley papers supplement the large 
collection presented by Lord Wellesley’s executors in 1842 
(which were, however, almost exclusively connected with his 
Indian administration), and the Auckland papers supplement the 
collection, mainly of the Earl’s father’s papers, acquired in 1893. 
Other acquisitions under this head worth notice are:— 

Wardrobe and other accompts of stores kept at Berwick under 
Edw. I., 1298-1299 (Add. 37654); of the wardrobes of the princes 
Thomas and Edmund, 1305 (Add. 37656); of Edw. I., 1306 (Add. 
37655); of Eleanor, sister of Edw. III., 1332 (Add. 38006); of war- 
expenses, 1372-1374 (Add. 37494). 

Year-books of law-cases, 21-30 Edw. I. (Add. 37657); 1-15 
Edw. II. (Add. 37658); 21, 38-50 Edw. III. and 1 Hen. Y. (Add. 
37659); 10-21 Edw. IV. (Add. 37493). 


MS, of Sir James Melville’s memoirs, 

1559-1094 (Add. 

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37977); Vita di Chiappino Vitclli, ambassador to England in 1569, 
etc., by L. Borghese, 17th cent. (Add. 38027). 

Register of the Council of Wales and the Marches, circ. 1586-1634 
(Eg. 2882). 

Bulstrode Whitelocke’s autograph “ Annals of his own Life,” 
1605-1653 (Add. 37341-37347). 

Minute-book of the Parliamentary Committee for Essex, 1643- 
1654 (Add. 37491). 

Letter-book of the Commissioners for Scotland in London, 1645, 
1646 (Add. 37978). 

Accompt of the Remembrancer of First-Fruits, with names of 
incumbents, etc., 1645-1649 (Add. 37652). 

Correspondence of Sir R. Southwell, Secretary to the Privy 
Council, Envoy to Lisbon and Berlin and Chief Secretary for Ireland, 
1659-1697 (Add. 38015). 

Fourteen letters of the Electress Sophia to Sir W. D. and Lady 
Colt, 1681, 1693-1714 (Add. 38000). 

Letter-books of John Drummond, Earl of Melfort, and Henry 
Browne, Viscount Montague, Secretaries of State to James II., 1689- 

1692 (Add. 37660-37662). 


Letter-books of Sir W. Dutton Colt, envoy at Hanover, etc., 1691— 
1692 (Add. 37513); Sir P. Rycaut, at Hamburg, 1692-1694 (Add. 
37663); and Richard Hill, at Turin, 1703-1706 (Add. 37529, 

Letters of Ministers abroad, etc., to G. Stepney, 1691-1706 (Add. 

Register of letters of the Lords Justices of Ireland to the Earl of 
Rochester, Lord Lieutenant, when in England, 1702 (Add. 37531). 

Letters of W. Wogan to E. Southwell concerning bills of the Irish 
Parliament, 1703-1718 (Add. 37673, 37674). 

Register of letters of H. Boyle, Secretary of State, to Charles, 
Viscount Townshend, ambassador at the Hague, 1709 (Add. 37635). 

Dispatches of H. St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke, and other 
Secretaries of State, to the Earl of Strafford and John Robinson, 
Bishop of Bristol, Plenipotentiaries for the Treaty of Utrecht, 1711— 
1714 (Add. 37272, 37273). 

Correspondence of Charles, Viscount Townshend, Secretary of State, 
with H. Walpole, ambassador at Paris, 1720-1724 (Add. 37634). 

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Letters of H. St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke, to Hugh, Earl of 
Marchmont, 1740—1750 (Add. 37994). 

Correspondence of George III. with his confidential agent, John 
Robinson, M.P., 1772-1784 (Add. 37833-37835). 

Signals and instructions for the Navy, signed by Adm. Rodney, 
1779 (Add. 37653). 

Letters of Sir A. Ball, Governor of Malta, to Granville Penn, 
1802-1805 (Add. 37268). 

Letters of Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington, to J. W. Croker, with 
autograph memoranda on political and other subjects, 1807, 1832— 
1852 (Add. 38078, 38079). 

Correspondence of Lord John Russell with Thomas Moore, Lords 
Brougham, Grey, Melbourne, Aberdeen and Macaulay, and others, 
1819-1860 (Add. 38080). 

Letters of Comte Adolphe de Circourt to H. Reeve on European 
politics, 1849-1853 (Add. 37422, 37423). 

Translations of Chinese imperial decrees, officials' memorials, etc., 
concerning the war with England and France, 1860, found in Sinho 
and the Summer Palace (Add. 37633). 

4. To monastic history, or to that of guilds, pertain the three 
chartularies of the abbeys of Cockersand, a.d. 1268, Fountains, 
15th cent, and Selby, 14th cent, bequeathed by Sir T. Broeke, 
as mentioned above (Add. 37769-37771); also chartularies of 
Maiden Bradley Priory, 14th-15th cent. (Add. 37503); and 
Waltham Abbey, 16th cent. (Add. 37665); guild-book of a 
fraternity in St. Botolph’s church, Aldersgate, London, 15th cent. 
(Add. 37664); and accompt-book of a guild in St Botolph’s 
church, Boston, 1514-1525 (Eg. 2886). 

5. The few liturgical manuscripts acquired include, besides the 
Lothaire and Bosworth Psalters noticed above, Breviaries of Paris 
use (pars hiemalis), arc. 1300 (Add. 37399); Ambrosian use, 

-1402 (Eg. 2865); and Cologne use, 1436 (Add. 38003); a Sarum 
Missal, first half of the 14th cent. (Add. 37519); a fragment of 
a Toledo Missale Mixtum, finely illuminated, circ. 1446-1482 
(Add. 38037); and a rremonstratensian Ordinary, 15th cent. 

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(Add. 38020). A fragment of a York Breviary, late 14th cent. 
(Add. 37511), has been transferred from another Department. 

6. Under mediaeval romantic and general literature the first 
place belongs perhaps to two 15th cent. MSS. of Chaucer’s Canter¬ 
bury Tales, the “ Norton ” MS. and the “ Ingilby ” MS. (Eg. 28G3, 
28G4), the latter containing also Lydgate’s Story of Thebes. 
Other acquisitions include a collection of English metrical 
romances, “ Kyng Richard,” “ Bevis of Hampton,” and others, 
circ. 1400 (Eg. 2862); a collection of religious meditations, etc., 
including some English verse partly corresponding to part of the 
well-known Yernon MS. at Oxford, early 15th cent. (Add. 37787); 
romances and religious poems in English, “ King Charles,” 

“ Otinel,” etc., 15th cent. (Add. 37492); part of an otherwise 
unknown English translation of the “ Somme le Roi,” with 
English sermons, etc., early 15th cent. (Add. 37677); “Travels 
of Sir J. Mandeville,” the vulgate Latin version, with a narrative * 
of the pilgrimage of George, son of Grisophan, to St. Patrick’s 
purgatory in 1353, written in 1457 (Add. 37512); Reginald 
Pecock’s “Poor Men’s Mirror,” etc., 15th cent. (Add. 37788); 
Richard Misyn’s English translation of two tracts of Richard 
Rolle, with other English versions of mystical works, 15th cent. 
(Add. 37790); Rules for the conduct of officers of a great house¬ 
hold, in English, late 15th cent. (Add. 37969); and the auto¬ 
graph and unique MS. of the New Testament in Scots, adapted 
by Murdoch Nisbet from the revised Wycliffite Bible in 1520- 
1526 (Eg. 2880). 

7. Of literary MSS. of more recent date the autographs of 
Shelley, William Morris and Oscar Wilde have been noticed 
abovo as presented. The most important acquisitions besides 
these are the autographs of Phineas Fletcher’s “Locustae vel 
Pietas Jesuitica” (Eg. 2875); eclogues, elegies, etc., by the 
dramatist Sir Robert Howard (Add. 38001); some portions 
hitherto missing of Edward Gibbon’s journals acquired in 1895 
(Add. 37532, 37722); “Tiriel,” a poem by William Blake 

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(Eg. 287G); “Summer Morning/' a poem by John Clare, the 
“Feasant Poet” (Add. 37538F); Tennyson’s “Experiments in 
Quantity” (Add. 37515); Matthew Arnold’s Sonnet on Shake¬ 
speare, 1844 (Add. 37772 G, presented by Miss F. Arnold-Forster); 
part of Ruskin’s “Laws of F6sole,” 1879 (Eg. 2887); and foiged 
autographs of Shakespeare and others, presented by W. H. 
Ireland to W. Till in 1834 as specimens of his fabrications 
(Add. 37831). 

8. The illuminated MSS. acquired are few and chiefly frag¬ 
mentary. Sir Thomas Brooke’s Lotliaire Psalter and the cuttings 
from Mr. George Salting’s bequest have been noticed above under 
gifts and bequests, as also the volume of modern illumination 
designed by William Morris and Sir E. Burne-Jones. A leaf of 
a Book of Hours, by Jean Fouquet (Add. 37421), and a series of 
seven cuttings from 12th-15th cent. MSS. (Add. 37472) are only 
transferred from the Department of Prints and Drawings. Other 
acquisitions are the Bos worth Psalter, 10 th cent., above noticed, 
and two small 13th cent. Bibles, one from Canterbury or Dover 
(Eg. 28G7), the other finely executed in Italy (Add. 37487); two 
miniatures cut from a 14th cent. MS. of Gratian (Add. 37473); 
and the fragment of a Toledo Missal, 15th cent., mentioned under 
Liturgies (Add. 38037). Under this head too may be noted the 
drawings in a 16th cent, book of emblems (Add. 37527). 

9. The MS. music acquired includes the bequest of Miss Plowdcn, 
mentioned above, comprising original drafts of ten string quartets 
by Mozart, 1782, etc. (Add. 37763-37766), and original draft of 
Beethoven’s violin and pianoforte sonata (Op. 30) in G (Add. 37767); 
several important donations by the 'ividow of Mr. Alfred Morten , 
including autograph prelude and fugue in G by J. S. Bach (Add. 
38068), autograph music by Beethoven, Wagner, Pergolesi and 
others (Add. 38069, 38070), letters and portraits of various com¬ 
posers, etc. (Add. 38071, 38072); and the musical remains of 
Edouard Silas, bequeathed by the composer (Add. 37956-37964). 
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Orlando Gibbons, Tallis, Byrd, and others (Add. 37402-3740G); 
Handel’s oratorio “ Samson,” with cuts indicated apparently in 
the composer’s hand (Add. 37323-37325), and the same musician’s 
opera “ Admeto,” written in the hand of his amanuensis John 
Christopher Smith (Add. 38002); and autographs of an opera, 
“ The Sleeping Queen,” by Balfe (Add. 37265); an ode, “ Cantica,” 
by Verdi (Add. 37264); the Russian national anthem, by A. de 
Lwoff, 1858 (Add. 37425 K); and “Messe Solennelle” and “0 
Salutaris Hostia,” by Gounod (Add. 37639, 38057). Under this 
head may also be mentioned again the Latin 12th cent, tract on 
music, founded chiefly on Boethius, Guido d’ Arezzo and John 
Cotton (Eg. 2888). 

10. The only collection of purely private correspondence and 
papers large enough for separate mention is that of Mary Berry, the 
friend of Horace Walpole, 1783-1852, in thirty-five volumes (Add. 
37726-37761), but interesting additions to autographs, etc., will 
be found, by referring to the Index, under the names of Dry den, 
Pope, Poussin, Arouet de Voltaire, Byron, Scott, Livingstone, and 
others; and among journals, etc., may be noted the diary of Adam 
Winthrop, father of John Winthrop, Governor of Massachusetts, 
1592-1610, bequeathed by Robert C. Winthrop of Boston , U.S.A. 
(Add. 37419); two journals of Captain Cook’s third voyage, one 
by T. Edgar, 1776-1778 (Add. MS. 37528), the other probably by 
John Law, 1778-1779, presented by C. G. Lawrcnce-Lavj, Esq. (Add. 
37327); two curious commonplace-books, one of Gilbert Frevile 
of Bishop Middleham, an early Puritan, 1591-1622 (Eg. 2877), 
the other of Sir John Gibson, an imprisoned royalist, 1653-1660 
(Add. 37719); diaries of sittings for portraits by George Romney, 
1776-1798, presented by T. Humphry Ward , Esq. (Add. 38081- 
38088); and the time-book of Charles Turner, the engraver, 1798- 
1804 (Add. 37525). 

11. Among archaeological collections acquired, attention may 
be drawn to twenty-three volumes of photographs and notes of 
churches of N. Northamptonshire and Rutland and church-towers 

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of Somerset, bequeathed by E. Pearson Brerclon, Esq. (Add. 37241- 
37263); other notes on Northamptonshire churches by Gilbert 
Fletcher, 1807-1812, presented by IT. S. Smith-Ecwse, Esq. (Add. 
37411-37413); collections by the late Sir H. Dryden, Bart. 
(d. 1899), relating to Broughs, Piets’ Houses, Stone Circles, etc., 
in Scotland (Add. 37329-37335); papers of Joseph Hekekyan 
Bey, an Armenian in the Egyptian service, partly connected with 
his archaeological work, 1829-1874, presented by Tito Hekekyan 
Pasha (Add. 37448-37471); ecclesiological collections of the 
late J. T. Micklethwaite, architect to Westminster Abbey, 
presented by Somers Clarke, Esq. (Add. 37504-37510); and a 
large collection, chiefly relating to sculptured and inscribed 
stones in Great Britain, formed by the late J. Romilly Allen, 
F.S.A. (Add. 37539-37628). 

12. Among charters are five deeds relating to lands in the 
City of London, 1288-1403 (Add. Ch. 54648-54652); seven 
charters in the Catalan dialect relating to Lerida in Spain, 1249- 
1552 (Add. Ch. 54813-54819); court-rolls of Long Bennington, 
co. Line., 1377-1756 (Add. Ch. 54990-55174); and nearly a 
hundred deeds relating to property in London, Southwark, 
.Wanstead, etc., 1316-1662, presented by H. M. Gibbs, Esq. 
(Add. Ch. 55320-55418); and among single documents a grant 
of Queen Eleanor to Fontevrault Abbey, 1199 (Add. Ch. 54007); 
a bull of Pope Alexander III. confirming a grant by Henry II. in 
Kilham, co. York, 1162 (Add. Ch. 54148); a privy seal document 
of Edward III. postponing his son Edmund’s marriage with 
Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy, 1365 (Add. Ch. 55498); and a 
covenant of Henry V. with John, Duke of Burgundy, concerning 
negotiations for peace with France, 1416 (Add. Ch. 55499). 
Among detached seals are a number of copies from the fine 
collection in the muniments of Eton College. 

The manuscripts, whenever their nature rendered it necessary, 
have been described in full detail, but in the case of collections of 
correspondence a general description only has been given. The 

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PREFACE. xiii 

names of all writers of letters are, however, included in the Index, 
which in other respects, and particularly with regard to topo¬ 
graphy, has been made as full as possible. The descriptions of 
papyri are of the nature of an inventory only, the full descrip¬ 
tions being reserved for the special Catalogue of Papyri , where a 
few have already been noticed in vol. iv. Fuller descriptions of 
the charters are also in progress and available in manuscript for 
use in the Department. 

The Catalogue has been compiled by the staff of the Depart¬ 
ment generally, and the descriptions were revised throughout and 
the proofs of them read by my predecessor as Keeper of the 
Department, Sir George Warner. The inventory of charters is 
by Mr. Jeayes, Assistant Keeper, who has also, with the valuable 
help of Mr. Wood, had tho greater part of the burden of seeing 
the Index through the press. The Music has been catalogued by 
Mr. Hughes-Huglies. 


12 July , 1912. Keeper of MSS. 

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Additional MSS. acquired in 1906; Nos. 37233-37425 . 1 

„ „ 1907; Nos. 37426-37628 . 44 

„ „ 1908; Nos. 37629-37772 . 83 

„ „ 1909; Nos. 37773-37951 . 136 

„ „ 1910; Nos. 37952-38091 . 189 

Eoerton MSS.; Nos. 2862-2889 ..... 238 

Additional Charters and Rolls ; Nos. 54007-55544 . . 280 

Eoerton Charter; No. 621 ...... 300 

Detached Seals; Nos. CLII. 4-CLV. 65 . . .301 

Papyri ; Nos. 1521-1872 ....... 309 

Facsimiles of MSS.; Nos. 5, 65-147 ..... 316 

Index .......... 325 

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37268, art. 11, p. 5, 1. 23. After American add [William Eaton]. Tho 
original letter is in Egerton MS. 2800, f. 116. 

37318, artt. 1, 2, p. 14,1. 26. For 1697 read 1797. 

37330-37332, p. 18, 1. 10. For f. 50 of 37333 read f. 50 of 37332. 
37400, art. 18, p. 32, 1. 9. For Faustus read Pseudo-Faustus (see Bill. 
Hagiogr. Lat ., no. 5773). 

37400, art. 24, p. 32,1. 5 from foot. For Julian read Julius. 

37486, no. of folios, p. 51, 1. 28. For 72 read 172. 

37487, art. 14, p. 52,1. 10. For pref. no. 189 read pref. no. 142. 

37494, art. 2, p. 56,1. 6 from foot. For f. 86 read f. 8 b twice. 

37551, etc., pp. 77, 78. Correct numbers as follows: 37551 (1-97); 
37553 (1-63); 37556 (1-58); 37558 (1-49); 37560 (1-68); 
37561 (1-131); 37565 (1-56); 37568 (1-78); 37569 (1-68); 
37575 (1-124); 37577 (1-94); 37578 (1-98); 37579 (1-34). 
37607, p. 80. For (1-43) read (1-44). 

37630, p. 83, 1. 7 from foot. For aur read air. 

37657, p. 91, 11. 3 and 12 . Fin- f. 194 b read f. 192 b. 

37682, p. 106, 1. 16. Add Attached to the binding is an embroidered 
leather letter-aise, inscribed “Constantinople, 26 Aug. 1708” 
and “Will. Taylor, 1711.” 

37687 C, p. Ill, 1. 11 from foot. After Thomas Barow, clerk, add 
Master of the Rolls (1483). 

37719, art. 3, p. 116, 1. 5 from foot. For f. 98 read f. 9 b. 

37725, art. 3, p. 120, last 1. For 1841 read 1861. 

37728, art. 1 (q), p. 123, 1. 9. Add Cf. Add. MSS. 14854, f. 105, 
29981, f. 97 b, etc. Printed in Cameron’s Reliquiae Celticac , 
ii. p. 286. Cf. also Clarke and Foxcroft, Life of Burnet , 1907, 
p. 520, last note. 

* Ah tho Catalogue of Additional MSS. acquired each year is printed off at 
tho end of the year for immediate uso, bibliographical references to works of 
later date can only be added here. 

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37790, art. 7, p. 155,1. 17. For rite read vite. 

37790, art. 8, p. 155,1. 10 from foot. After in 1280 add See articles 
by Miss E. Underhill in Fortnightly Review, Feb. 1911, p. 345, 
and (with extracts) in The Porch, i., 1911, no. 8. 

37790, p. 156, 1. 6 from foot. Add Perhaps belonged to Francis Peck 
(d. 1743), see Blomefield’s Norfolk, iv. pt. ii, p. 81. 

37943, p. 184,1. 15. For 22 Feb. read 20 Fob. 

37946, p. 184,1. 9 from foot. Omit intended. 

37969, p. 191. The MS. was described by R. W. Chambers in a paper 
read to the Philological Society, 2 Dec. 1910, see Athenaeum, 
17 Dec. 1910, p. 770. 

38071, art. 1, p. 223, 1. 4 from foot. For Solomon read Salomon. 

Add. Cn. 54653-54700, p. 290,1. 3. For Gillman read Gillmore. 

Index, p. 384, col. i. For Brown (Henry), Viscount Montague read 
Browne and transfer to col. ii. 

Index, p. 449, col. ii. Under Drainie, co. Elgin, Drawings, etc., of, 
insert 37548, no. 13. 

Index, p. 456, col. i., 4th entry. For Duplessis-Tuillot read Du- 

Index, p. 559, col. i. Under Kippax after Photograph add etc. and 
add reference 37552, f. 765. 

Index, p. 580, col. ii., 1.13. For heading Llampeter read Lampeter 
and transfer to p. 565. 

Index, p. 587, col. ii., first heading. For Los Bios (—) read Gutierrez 
de los Rios (Carlos) and transfer /op. 511. 

Index, p. 604, col. i. Under Maudet for Comte de Pentonet read 
Comte de Penhouet. 

Index, p. 657, col. ii. After seventh entry insert Pioger, Comte de. 
Letter to W. Windham, 1795. Fr. 37860, f. 6. 

Index, p. 691, col. i. After third entry insert Russell (Rachel), wife 
of William, Lord Russell. Collections for her life, by M. Berry, 
19th cent. 37728, ff. 154-193. 

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37233. The Four Gospels, with prefaces, lectionary tables, etc., in 
Slavonic. Fart of tho tables and a leaf from the preface to 
St. Matthew are lost. 

Paper; fif. i. + 339. 13J in. X 8j^ in. xvi.-xvii. cent. Before each 
Gospel a woodcut from some printed edition has been pasted in and 
coloured. Headings and initials in gold and colours. 

37234,37235. Symphony in D, by Charlos Edward norsloy; 1844. 
Two volumes, vol. i. containing the autograph full scoro, and 
vol. ii. tho parts in another hand. 

Taper; fif. 84, 230. Oblong folio, and quarto. 

The following numbers, 37236-37240, were bequeathed by James Sykes, 
Esq., of London, by whom their contents were collected. 

37236. Sykes Bequest. Vol. I. “ A genealogical and heraldic 
sketch of several branchos of the family of Sykes, etc., by James 
Sykes, a.d. 1841.” The branches included are (a) of Drighlington 
in Yorkshire, and London, f. 6 ;—(b) of tho Borks in Lancashire, 
and London, f. 34;—(c) of tho Chauntry House, Notts, f. 40;— 

(d) of Leeds and Hull, now of Sledmero, Yorkshire, f. 52;— 

(e) of Ackworth, Yorkshire, now of Basildon Park, Berks, f. 77 ; 
—{f) of Hertfordshire, extinct. IT. 85-87. Interspersed are arms, 
portraits, and views of houses, etc.; and let into the cover at the 
end are twenty-five impressions of seals. Included are letters 
from (a) Sir John Bernard Burke to James Sykes; 10 Oct. 1842. 
f. 4;—(b) John Sykes, M.D., F.S.A., to the same; Doncaster, 

mss. 1906. B 

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28 April, 1856. f. 41;—(c) Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart. 

(d. 1823), to - Grainger; no date. f. 68;—(d) Daniel Sykes, 

M.P. for Hull, to his constituents; Raywell, 13 July, 1826. f. 70. 
Pa{>er; ff. i. + 87. Folio. Bookplate, with arms, of Jumes Sykes. 

37237-37239. Sykes Bequest. Yols. II.-IV. Miscellaneous extracts, 
newspaper-cuttings, etc., down to 1888, relating to the family of 
Sykes; with a few letters (in vol. ii.) to the collector from John 
Sykes, of Doncaster, and others. 

Paper; ff. Ill, 28, 52. Folio and (vol. iv.) quarto. 

37240. Sykes Bequest. Vol. Y. Genealogical collections by Janies 
Sykes for the family of Jackson of London and Ipswich and allied 
familios, including Sykes; with coloured drawings of arms inter¬ 

Paper; ff. i. + 17. Folio. Bookplate of tho collector, quartering 
arms of Sykes and Jackson. 

The following numbers , 37241-37263, were bequeathed by Robert 
Pearson Brereton , Esq. t of Oundle , co. Northampton. 

37241, 37242. Brereton Bequest. Vols. I., II. Architectural notes 
on North Northamptonshire churches in tho archdeaconry of 
Oakham, by R. P. Brereton; 1901-1904. Two volumes. 

Taper; ff. 214, 221. Large octavo. Half-bound in brown 

37243-37250. Brereton Bequest. Vols. III.-X. Photographs (490), 
by tho same, of North Northamptonshire churches. At the end of 
Vol. X. (ff. 24b-30 b) are a few photographs of houses and crosses. 
Printed in platinotype, and mounted on cardboard. Eight volumes, 
quarto and large octavo. Half-bound in brown morocco. Tho 
parishes are arranged alphabetically, viz.:— 

37243 (ff. 32). Great Addington-Iila- 37246 (ff. 30). High am Ferrere-Maxey. 

therwycke. 37247 (ff. 30). Nassington-Pilton. 

37244 (ff. 32). Bozeat-Cranford St. 37248 (ff. 30). I'olobrook-Sutton. 

John. 37249 (ff. 29). Sutton Baaaett-Wark ton. 

37245 (ff. 31). Deene-Hcmington. 87250 (ff. 30). Warmington-Yarwell. 

37251, 37252. Brereton Bequest. Vols. XI., XII. Photographs 
(112), by the same, of Rutland churches. Printed in platinotype, 
and mounted on cardboard. Two volumes, large octavo. Half¬ 
bound in brown morocco. The parishes are arranged alpha¬ 
betically, viz.:— 

37251 (ff. 30).i Aaliwoll-North Luflcn- 37252 (ff. 25). South Luffcnham-Wing. 

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37253, 37254. Breketon Bequest. Vols. XIII., XIV. Noto-books, 

by the same, on the architecture of North Northamptonshire 
churches; 1899-1904. 

Paper; ff. 254, 264. Small octavo. 

37255. Brereton Bequest. Vol. XV. Miscellaneous extracts, by 
the same, on North Northamptonshire churches, otc.: (a) Descrip¬ 
tion of Clapton old church, by S. Moore, 1862. f. 1;—(b) Remarks 
on the churches of Northamptonshire, especially those of the 
northern district, by E. A. Freeman, from the Archaeological 
Journal , 1861, no. 72, pp. 387, 388, 393. f. 23;—(c) Remarks by 
Sir G. G. Scott on Warmington church, reported in the Peterborough 
Advertiser, Oct. 1876. f. 34;—(d) Notes from Bridges’ History of 
Northamptonshire, vol. ii., on North Northamptonshire churches, as 
existing in 1791. f. 37;—(e) North Northamptonshire parishes 
arranged under hundreds, f. 149;—(f) List of Rutland churches. 

f. 160. 

Paper; ff. 171. Small octavo. 

37256. Brereton Bequest. Vol. XVI. Notes on churches in 
Northamptonshire and Rutland (f. 84 b), copiod from Sir Stephen 
Glynne’s MS. collection at Ilawardon, Oct. 1901. 

Paper; ff. 189. Small octavo. 

37257. Brereton Bequest. Vol. XVII. Extracts from articles on 
Rutland churchos by Tom Paradise in the Stamford Mercury, 
1 June, 1860-6 Nov. 1863; followed (f. 125) by notes by R. P. 
Brereton, 1902, etc. 

Paper; ff. 156. Small octavo. 

37258. Brereton Bequest. Vol. XVIII. Notes by R. P. Broreton 
relating to the restoration or rebuilding of churches in the 
archdeaconry of Oakham; followed (f. 68) by notes of restorations 
from the faculty books at tho Peterborough Registry, extracted 
22 Mar., etc., 1904. 

Paper; ff. 105. Small octavo. 

37259. Brereton Bequest. Vol. XIX. Reference note-book to 
restorations of churches in tho archdeaconry of Oakham, being of 
the nature of an index to the preceding volume. 

Paper; ff. 160. Small octavo. 

37260. Brereton Bequest. Vol. XX. Architectural notes, incomplete, 
by R. P. Brereton, on Somersetshire church towers. Priuted with 
the titlo “ On the characteristics and classification of the church 

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towers of Somerset ” in The Archeological Journal, vol. lxii., 1905, 
pp. 106-131. A copy of the printed text, presented by the 
Somersetshire Archaeological Society, is inserted at the end. 

Paper; ff. 48. Large octavo. Half-bound in blue morocco. 

37261. Brereton Bequest. Vol. XXI. Collotype prints (57) of 
Somersetshire church towers, from the photographs, by R. P. 
Brereton, in the two volumes which follow. Arranged alpha¬ 
betically. Unbound, in green cloth case. 

37262, 37263. Brereton Bequest. Vols. XXII., XXIII. Photo¬ 
graphs (127) of Somersetshire church towers, by tho samo, partly 
in platinotype, partly silver prints. The notes at the foot of tho 
pages refer to a classification in groups doscril)ed in Add. MS. 
37261, ff. 19b-25, and are copiod from tho backs of the original 
mounts. At the end of 37263 are two photographs of the interior 
of Croscombe church (ff. 32, 33), and one of Montacute priory 
(f. 34). Two volumes. The parishes are arranged alphabetically:— 

372G2. Axbridge-Kingston St. Mary. | 37263. Langport-Yeovil. 

Paper; ff. 33, 34. Large octavo. Half-bound in blue morocco. 

37264. “Cantfca,” or Ode, composed by Giusoppi Verdi for tho 
opening of tho London Exhibition, in 1862. In full score. 

Paper; ff. 40. Folio. 

37265. “ The Sleeping Queen ” : opera in two Acts, in score, by 
Michael William Balfe ; 1865. Autograph. 

Paper ; ff. 284. Folio. 

37266. “ May-day ” : Cantata, in full score, by Sir George Alexander 
Macfarron ; 1856. Apparently in the hand of F. C. Horton. Signed 
in several places by William Chappell, who states (f. 1) that it is 
the score made for the conductor at the first performance. 

Paper; ff. 63. Oblong folio. 

37267. Twelve vocal duets and two canons, in score, by Giuseppe 
Aprile; 1776. At the end is added an operatic fragment by 
[Ferdinando ?] Bertoni, composed in 1762. 

Paper; ff. 53. Small oblong folio. Belonged to I. Wilkinson. 
Presented by F. 0. Edwards, Esq. 

37268. Letters from Sir Alexander John Ball, Bart., Captain and 
(1805) Rear-Admiral, Governor of Malta (1802-1809), to Granville 
Penn, a clerk in tho War Department, relating to political affairs 
and the situation in Malta, Egypt, etc.; 28 May, 1802-27 Dec. 
1805. With enclosures, viz.:— 

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1. Extract from an intercepted letter of the Bailly-di Tornasi, of 

the Order of St. John, to a friend in Malta; Messina, 16 Nov. 1802. 
Hal., with a translation, f. 14. 

2. Copy of an anonymous paper against the French circulated in 
Malta. Ital ., with a translation, f. 18. 

3. Copy of a letter from Ball to Sir John Acton, Frime Minister of 
Naples, on the conduct of the Neapolitan minister at Malta; Malta, 
28 Jan. 1803. f. 30. 

4. Copy of a letter from Lord Elgin to Lord Hawkeshury, Foreign 
Secretary, on the importance of retaining Malta; Malta, £8 Feb. 
1803. f. 39. 

5. Extract from a letter from Ball to Nelson; [July, 1803]. Autogr. 
f. 49. 

G. Memorandum by Ball on Egyptian affairs; Malta, 27 Oct. 1803. 
Signed, f. 51. 

7. The Maltese journal, Foglio d' Amisi, for 8 Nov. 1803. f. 61. 

8. Copy of a letter from Ball to Major Missett, British Resident in 
Egypt; Malta, 15 Dec. 1803. f. 65. 

9. Memorandum by Ball on the importance of Malta to England; 
endorsed Oct. 1803. f. 74. 

10. Copy of a letter to Ball from Capt. Yinconzo Taberna; Alexandria, 
28 Feb. 1804. Hal. f. 84. 

11. Copy of a letter to Ball from an American, on Egyptian affairs; 
Grand Cairo, 13 Dec. 1804. f. 86. 

Paper; ff. 93. Folio. 

37269. Transcripts of the Registers of churches, etc., in Ipswich, co. 
Suffolk, by Rev. Edward Cookson, M.A., viz.:—(a) St. Matthew’s 
church, 1559—1702. f. 1;—(b) St. Peter’s church, 1700—1790. 
The Register for 1657-1699 has been printed by F. A. Crisp, 
f. 149;—(c) “ Register of Baptisms and Burials by the Rev. Thomas 
Scott, Minister [1737-1766] of tho Presbyterian congregation in St. 
Nicholas Street, Ipswioh,” with continuation, 1738-1837 ; followed 
(f. 258) by a list of the ministers, 1680-1906, compiled by F. 
Woolnough. f. 246. For transcripts by the samo of other Ipswich 
registers see Add. MSS. 37224—37231. 

Paper; ff. 258. a.d. 1905-6. Oblong folio. Presented by Rev. 
Edward Cookson, M.A. , of Ipswich. 

37270. Court-book of Sir Edward Baynton (d. 1593) and Sir Henry 
Baynton his son (d. 1616), for the manors of Bromeham al. 
Bromeham Baynton [Bromham], Bremell [Bremhill], Stanley [in 
Bromhill], and Rowdon and Chippenham al. Rowdon and Foggham- 
shore [Rowden in Chippenham and Foghamshire near Ilillmarton], 
all in co. Wilts; 5 Apr. 7 Eliz. [1565]-9 James I. [1611-12]. In Latin. 

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A few loaves are missing at the beginning and end. Appended 
(f. 311) is a survey of lands in Clynche and Wyke, parcel of tho 
manor of Bromham and Bromham Baynton, taken 25 Oct. 38 Eliz. 
[1596]; followed (f. 312) by a list of the pannage money for 
Bremhill manor and Spirtehill [Spirthill in Bremhill] of the same 
date, and (f. 313) by 18th cent, extracts concerning Clinch tything 
[in Bromham]. 

Taper; ff. i. + 315. 1 ft. 5 in. x 11£ in. In fine leather binding, 

much worn and defaced, having stamps of the Tudor rose, 
pomegranate, royal arms, triple-towered gateway, portcullis, flour 
do lys, and binder’s trademark (cf. Add. MS. 32103). In tho 
binding, on the first cover, is a leaf from Gulielmus de Lyndcwode’s 
Constitutiones Provinciates, the first edition (Oxford?, 1470?—1480?, 
folio), sign. Z 5, Lib. in. De Decimis. 

37271. Autobiographical narrative, in Latin , by Father John Gerard, 
of his proceedings in England. He left it finally in 1606 and was 
fully professed in tho Society of Jesus in 1609, soon after which ho 
probably wrote this narrative. Copied, as an inscription at tho 
loginning states, from an original at Sant’ Andrea, tho Jesuit 
noviciate at Borne; in several hands. From a similar copy at 
Stonyhurst the autobiography has been published in English 
almost completely in Father John Morris’ Life of Father Gerard 
(3rd edition, 1881) and separately by Father G. B. Kingdon, 
London, 1886. 

Taper; ff. 88. 11 in. x 8| in. xvii. cent. 

37272, 37273. Original dispatches from Henry St. John, Viscount 
Bolingbroko, and other Secretaries of State, to John Bobinson, 
Bishop of Bristol (1710) and London (1714), Lord Trivy Seal, and 
Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, as Tlenipotentiaries for tho 
l’eaco of Utrecht; 25 Dec. 1711—15 Jan. 17]J. The majority are 
from Bolingbroke; the others are from William Legge, Earl of 
Dartmouth (37272, ff. 159, 161, 162, 184), and William Bromley 
(37273, ff. 295, 313—348). A number of letters addressed to the 
bishop singly, especially by Sec. Bromley, are included. 

The following letters, all in 37272, are published in Letters and 
Correspondence ... of ... Lord Viscount Bolingbroke , ed. G. Tarko, 
1798:—f. 1, 28 Dec. 1711; f.3, same date; f. 7, 1 Jan. 17]|; f. 27, 
16 Feb. 17}£ (hoi); f. 37, 23 Feb. 17}i; f - 41, 4 Mar. 17]! (hoi); 
f. 55, 22 Mar. 17}] (hoi); f. 61, 26 Mar. 1712 (hoi); f. 73, 8 Apr. 
1712 (hoi); f. 87, 22 Apr. 1712 (hoi); f. 99, 10 May, 1712 (hoi); 
f. 105, 28 May, 1712 (hoi); f. 117, 14 June, 1712 (hoi); f. 151, 
23 July, 1712 (hoi); f. 164, 21 Aug. 1712 (a copy, to Lord Dart¬ 
mouth); f. 198, 17 Sept. 1712 (hoi); f. 222, 14 Oct. 1712 (hoi); 

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f. 246, 28 Nov. 1712 ( hoi .). The letters here specified are the only 
holograph ones of Bolingbroke, but in many others the concluding 
portion is in his own hand. Several of the letters in 37273 are in 
duplicate. Two volumes. 

Taper; If. 281, 348. Folio. 


(Series II.) 

37274-37318. Wellesley Pa pers : correspondence and papers, official, 
political, and private, of Richard Colley Wellesley (b. 1760, d. 1842), 
2nd Earl of Mornington (1781), cr. Baron Wellesley in 1797 
and Marquis Wellesley in 1799. He was Governor General of 
Bongal, 1797-1805; Ambassador Extraordinary to the Central 
Junta of Spain, April-Dee. 1809; Secretary of State for Foreign 
Affairs, Dec. 1809-Feb. 1812; and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 
1821-1828, 1833-1834. Forty-five volumes. The collection is 
classified as follows :— 

37274-37285. India and the East. 
37286-37289. Spain and the war in the 
Pon insula. 

37290-37294. Foreign correspondence. 
37295-37297. Select political correspond¬ 

37298-37307. Ireland. 

37308-37314. General correspondence. 
37315, 37316. Family correspondence. 
37317, 37318. Legal and personal 

It is supplementary to that in Add. MSS. 12564-13915, presented 
by the representatives of the Marquis Wellesley in 1842. See also 
below, Add. MSS. 37414-37416. The Indian correspondence has 
been used in the Wellesley Despatches , etc., 1835, 1836. 

The names of the writers of letters are given in the Index. 

37274, 37275. Wellesley Papers. Vols. I., II. Official correspond¬ 
ence of Lord Mornington, as Governor General of Bengal, with 
Henry Dundas, President of the Board of Control, etc., consisting 
chiefly of original ** private ” and “ secret and confidential ” 
dispatches and letters of Dundas (some few being in cypher), with 
many lengthy enclosures; 7 Mar. 1797-10 June, 1805. Two 

Paper; ff. 368, 386. Folio. 

37276. Wellesley Papers. Vol. III. Letter-book of Lord Morning¬ 
ton, as Governor General, containing copies of his letters from Fort 
William and Fort St. George to H. Dundas, Edward, 2nd Baron 
Clive, Governor of Madras, Gen. Sir Alured Clarke, Commander-in- 

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chief, Gen. George Harris, commanding in Madras, and others; 
29 Ang. [for July] 1798-19 May, 1799. 

Paper; ff. 88. Large folio. 

37277. Wellesley Papers. Vol. IV. Miscellaneous Stato Papers 
relating to India, 1791-1800, viz.:— 

1. Notes mado by, or for, Henry Dundas, on questions relating to 
Indian princes; n.d. f. 1. 

2. “Mr. Dundas’ notes on the Indian war, 1791.” f. 13. 

3. Memoranda of instructions by Dundas and drafts for the East 
India bill of 1793. f. 18. 

4. Draft regulations by tho Governor General in Council for collec¬ 
tion of land revenue, etc., in Bengal, 1799. Irnperf. at end. f. lit. 

5. Note on the importation of East Indian goods to Europe by 
Americans as permitted “by tho late treaty with tho United 
States of America ” ; n. d. f. 184. 

6. “ Observations on the Question of enlarging tho trade of British 
subjects between India and Europe ” : a paper prepared for tho 
committeo of the Court of Directors which reported 27 Jan. 1801 
(Asiatic Annual Register , 1801, Stato Papers, p. 10), by ono of its 
members, f. 186. 

Paper; ff. 307. Folio. 

37278. Wellesley Papers. Vol. V. 

1. Correspondence of Lord Mornington [cr. Marquis Wellesley 1799] 
with tho East India Company, containing original official and 
private letters from successive Chairmen or Deputy Chairmen, 
among them being Sir Hugh Inglis, Bart., Jacob Bosanquet, 
David Scott, otc.; 4 Oot. 1797-21 Apr. 1841. ff. 1-242. Included 
aro: (a) Beport to tho Court of Directors from Lord Cornwallis, 
Governor General, on the condition of India; Fort William, 
1 Nov. 1788. Copy. f. 1;—(b) Petition of the E. India Company 
to the king, praying for “direction as to tho subdivision of the 
Seringapatam Prize Money”; 9 May, 1808. Copy. f. 182;—(c) 
Correspondence relating to the publication of Lord Wellosley’s 
Dispatches; 1836. ff. 220-227;—(d) Correspondence on tho 
erection of a Btatuo of Lord Wellosley in tho court-house; 1841. 
ff. 229-241. 

2. Letters to Lord Mornington from Governors and other officials 
at tho Capo of Good Hope, 1798-1802, viz.:—(a) [Sir] J[ohn] 
Anstruthor [Bart.], 28 Mar., 6 Apr. 1798. ff. 244, 257 ;—(b) 
[George Macartney, Earl] Macartney, Governor [1796-1798]; 

28 Mar.-ll Sept. 1798. ff. 248, 255, 259, 279-304;—(c) [Sir] 
Hugh C[lobcrry] Christian, Admiral commanding at tho Cape; 

29 Mar.-10 Sept. 1798. ff. 250, 252, 265, 267, 269, 277, 305;— 

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(d) [Sir] Francis Dundas, acting Governor in 1798; 25 May, 1798— 
24 Feb. 1799. ff. 263, 327, 329. 

Paper; ff. 341. Folio. 

37279, 37280. Wellesley Papers. Yols. VI., VII. Correspondence 
and papers relating to Madras; 1797-1807. The principal writers 
are Edward, 2nd Baron Clive, Governor 1797-1803, Josiali Wobbe, 
Government Secretary, Col. William Kirkpatrick and Col. James 
Achilles Kirkpatrick, Residents at Hyderabad, and William Petrie, 
Member of Council [Governor 1807]. Two volumes. Vol. I. 
(ff. 370), 4 Nov. 1797-2 Oct. 1799. Vol. II. (ff. 349), 12 Dec. 

Paper. Folio. 

37281. Wellesley Papers. Vol. VIII. 

1. Correspondence of Sir George Hilaro Barlow [cr. Baronet 1803], 
Chief Secretary to the Government in India (1796), Member of tho 
Supreme Council (1801), Governor General (1805-1807), with 
Lord Wellesley and others ; 1798-1807. ff. 1-200. 

2. Correspondence of Thomas Brooke, Government Agent at Bonares, 
with Maj. Merrick Skawe, secretary to Lord Wellesley, chiefly 
private letters of the former; 1803—1805. ff. 202-321. 

Paper; ff. 321. Folio. 

37282-37284. Wellesley Papers. Vols. IX.-XI. General corre¬ 
spondence of the Marquis Wellesley relating to Indian affairs; 
1797-1807. Three volumes. Vol. I. (ff. 439), 1797-1802. Vol. II. 
(ff. 537), 1803-1805. Vol. III. (ff. 308), 1806-1807. Lord Wellesley 
returned to England early in 1806, and many of the letters in 
37284 concern the attack made on him in Parliament in connection 
with his policy respecting Oudh. Among the writers (whoso 
names aro included in the Index) are the Marquis Cornwallis, 
whom Wellesley succeeded in India, Henry Addington, First Lord of 
tho Treasury (1801-1803), Viscount Castlereagh, President of tho 
Board of Control, Gen. Gerard Lake, Baron Lako of Delhi (1804), 
Commander-in-chief in India, tho 3rd Duke of Portland, and other 
Ministers. At tho end of 37283 (f. 535) is an address to Lord 
Wellesley on his retirement, from officers, judges, otc., of Malftbar 
and Canara. 

Paper. Folio. 

37285. Wellesley Papers. Vol. XII. Correspondence and papers 
relating to Persian affairs; 1800-1815, 1837. Tho correspondence 
consists mostly of letters to tho Marquis Wellesley from Sir Goto 
Ouseley when in atteudanco upon tho Persian Ambassador to 
England in 1809, and as Ambassador Extraordinary to Persia, 

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1810-1814. Among the papers are: (a) “ Outlines of a Memoir 
relative to the present state of Persia, 1800.” f. 1 ;—(b) Instructions 
from the Earl of Minto, Governor General of India, to Col. John 
Malcolm on his embassy to Persia in 1808, with letters, etc., 
relating to the same embassy. Copies, ff. 32-167 ;—(c) ** Abridged 
account of the Missions of Sir Harford Jones and Brigadier 
General Malcolm, Bombay, 12th April, 1809.” f. 174;—(d) 
Memorandum of public services of Sir Gore Ouseley in India, 
Persia and Russia, with two letters (Juno, 1837) concerning the 
Prince Regent’s promise to confer a peerage upon him (see 
Despatches of Marquess Wellesley , 1837, vol. iv., Appendix S, p. 679). 
ff. 319-325. 

Paper ; ff. 327. Folio. 

37286-37288. Wellesley Papers. Vols. XIIL-XV. Correspondence 
of the Marquis Wellesley relating to Spain and Portugal, chiefly as 
Ambassador Extraordinary in 1809 to the Central Junta at Seville; 
1804-1809. Three volumes. Vol. I. (ff. 298), 29 Nov. 1804- 
15 Aug. 1809. Vol. II. (ff. 390), 16 Aug.-15 Sept. 1809. Vol. III. 
(ff. 475), 16 Sept.-31 Dec. 1809. Included are letters from 
George Canning, Foreign Secretary, Sir Arthur Wellesley [Viscount 
Wellington Sept. 1809], John Ilookham Frero, whom Lord 
Wellesley superseded as Ambassador Extraordinary, John Charles 
Villiers, Envoy to Portugal, Maj. Colin Campbell, who gives an 
account of the Battle of Talavera (I., f. 165), and others, with 
copies, etc., of correspondence with Martin de Garay, Spanish 
Secretary of State, and (in Nov. 1809) with his successor Francesco 
do Saavedra. Some of the letters are printed in The Despatches and 
Correspondence of the Marquess Wellesley ... as Ambassador to the 
Supreme Junta in 1809, ed. M. Martin, 1838. 

Paper. Folio. 

37289. Wellesley Papers. Vol. XVI. Letter-book containing 
copies of the Dispatches of Marquess Wellesley to Mr. Secretary 
Canning,” from 11 Aug., when ho arrived at Seville, to 8 Oct. 1809. 
Paper; ff. 78. Quarto. 

37290. Wellesley Papers. Vol. XVII. Letters of members of the 
French Royal family and foreigners of distinction, many of them 
written to the Marquis Wellesley as Ambassador Extraordinary 
to the Central Junta of Spain in April-Dee. 1809, and subsequently 
as Foreign Secretary, 1809-1811. Among the writers are :— 

1. Louis XVIII., of France, to Lord Wellesley; Hartwell, 9 May, 
1809. Hologr. f. 1. 

2. Louise Marie Adelaide de Bourbon Pcnthicvre, Duchesso d’Orlcans 
[widow of Louis Philippe, “ tgalite,” Due d’Orlcans], to (a) the 

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Duke of Portland ; Mahon, 25 Sept. 1809. Copy. f. 2;—(b) Lord 
Wellesley; Palermo, 30 Nov. 1809, n. d. Hologr. ff. 24, 60;— 

(c) George III.; Palermo, 30 Nov. 1809. Hologr. f. 26;— 

(d) “Mr. Gomez & Co.”; Mahon, 10 Feb. 1811. Copy. f. 211;— 

(e) the Duchosse d’Angouleme; Mahon, 22 Feb. 1811. Copy. f. 219. 

3. [Domingo Antonio,] Chevalier de Sousa-Coutinho, Count Funchal 
[1812], Portuguese Ambassador in London, to Lord Wellesley; 
28 Nov. 1809-23 Feb. 1813. Fr. ff. 23, 34, 99, 185, 270, 278. 

4. Charles Philippe, Comte d’Artois [Charles X. 1824], to the samo, 
8 Dec. 1809-17 Feb. 1811. Hologr. ff. 28, 30, 50, 52, 85, 103, 
115-127, 143, 145, 191, 213-217. 

5. [Ludwig Josef,] Prince Starhemberg, Austrian Envoy in London, 
to the same; 19 Dec. 1809-24 May, 1810. Fr., Engl. ff. 38, 54, 
56, 79, 149. 

6. [Emmanuel Louis de Launay,] Comte d’Antraigues, to the same; 
22 Dec. 1809-13 Jan. 1810. Fr. ff. 44, 46, 58, 62, 70, 72, 73. 

7. [Fabrizio Iiuffo,] Prince Castelcicala, Sicilian Envoy in London, to 
the same; 24 Dec. 1809-17 Feb. 1813. ff. 48, 181, 225, 234, 241, 
251, 257, 274, 276. 

8. Edward, Duke of Kent, to the Due d’Orleans; 10 Feb.-2 May, 
1810. Copies, ff. 87, 109, 131, 141. 

9. Victor Emanuel [I., ex-King of Sardinia] to Lord Wellesley; 
Cagliari, 16 Feb. 1810. Fr. f. 96. 

10. Louis Philippe, Due d’Orleans [King of France, 1830], to (a) tho 
“ Conseil Supreme de Regence d’Espagne et des Indes”; 4 Mar. 
1810. Copy. f. 101;—(b) Lord Wollesley; Cadiz, 23 June, 
1810. Hologr. f. 159;—(c) Comte d’Antraigues; Cadiz, 24 June, 
13 July, 1810. Copies, ff. 167, 177;—(d) Gen. Dumouriez; 
24 June, 1810. Copy. f. 169;—(e) Baron de Guilhermy; same date. 
Copy. i. 171;—(f) Louis XVIII.; same date. Copy. f. 173. 

Tho names of the other writers are includod in the Index. 

Paper; ff. 291. Folio. 

37291-37294. Wellesley Papers. Vols. XVIII.-XXI. Correspon¬ 
dence and papers relating to foreign affairs, chiefly during the timo 
(Dec. 1809-Feb. 1812) when the Marquis Wellesley was Foreign 
Secretary; 1793—1840. Four volumes. Vol. I. (ff. 285), 1793- 
March, 1810. Vol. II. (ff. 365), April, 1810-March, 1811. Vol. III. 
(ff. 330), April, 1811-1814. Vol. IV. (ff. 262), 1815-1840. Among 
tho subjects treated aro : (a) the progress of the war in tho Penin¬ 
sula ;—(b) the expedition of Capt. George Cockburn to Quiberon Bay 
in 1810 to attempt the release of Ferdinand IV. of Spain, imprisoned 
in the castle of Valen^ay;— (c) the capture from the French of 
tho lie de Fiance and Jlo Bourbon in tho Indian Ocean, and tho 
establishment of government tlicro, 1809-1810;—(d) tho embassy 

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of Lord Strangford at Rio Janeiro, whither the Portuguese court 
had retired in 1807 ;—and (e) the disputes with the Unitod States 
concerning commerce as affected by the war between Great Britain 
and France, 1810-1811. Among the papers of later date contained 
in Yol. IV. are:—(a) Extract from the Diary of Roar-Adm. 
Sir George Cockburn, 6 Aug.-22 Oct. 1815, when conveying 
Napoleon to St. Helena on board the “ Northumberland.” f. 72;— 
(b) “ Memorandum of a conference between the Prince de Poliguac 
and Mr. Canning ” respecting Spanish America, 9-12 Oct. 1823. 
f. 135;—(c) Memorandum of the conference of Canning with the 
Greek Deputies on English intervention or protection in the War of 
Independence, 29 Sept. 1825, with copies of correspondence, 
30 June-Oot. ff. 146-184;—and (d) Draft Instructions to Stratford 
Canning on his second mission to Turkey, for the pacification of 
Greece, etc., 12 Oct. 1825. f. 185. 

Paper. Folio. 

37295-37297. Wellesley Papers. Vols. XXII.-XXIV. Select 
political correspondence of the Marquis Wellesley; 1799—1835. 
Three volumes. Yol. I. (ff. 486), 8 Nov. 1799-9 Aug. 1811. 
Vol. II. (ff. 450), 14 Oct. 1811-23 May, 1812. Vol. III. (ff. 443), 
24 May, 1812-1835. The correspondence refers particularly to 
(l) the reconstruction of the cabinet on the death of Fox in Sept. 
1806, and the overtures made by Lord Grenville to induce Canning 
to join his Ministry ;• (2) the period of Lord Wellesley’s tenure of 
the Foreign Secretaryship in Spencer Perceval’s ministry, Dec. 1809- 
Feb. 1812, when the former maintained a constant correspondence 
with Canning, who was not in the ministry; and (3) the ministerial 
crisis occasioned by the assassination of Perceval (11 May, 1812), 
when Lord Wellesley, with the authority of the Prince Regent and 
the co-operation of Canning, attempted unsuccessfully to form a 
Government. Among the writers are Canning, Perceval, Lord 
Liverpool, Lord Grey, Lord Grenville, Lord Castlereagh, and most 
of the political leaders of the time. At the beginning of Vol. I. 
(ff. 1—68) is a long review of European affairs by Canning, begun 
8 Nov. 1799 and completed 24 and 30 Aug. 1800, sent by him to 
Lord Wellesley in India; and at the end of Vol. III. are many 
original letters of Canning written when he was Prime Minister 
(1 Apr.-Aug. 1827), with some letters of Lord Grey, Lord Palmer¬ 
ston, Lord Brougham and others on Cabinet affairs, 1831-1835. 
Paper. Folio. 

37298-37307. Wellesley Papers. Vols. XXV.-XXXIV. Official 
correspondence of the Marquis Wollesloy. when Lord Lioutonant of 
Ireland, Jan. 1822-March, 1828, and again, Sept. 1833-Dec. 1834. 

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During the administration of Lord Liverpool, which ended in 1827, 
the bulk of the correspondence was partly with him, but more 
particularly with Robert Peel, Ilome Secretary, and Henry 
Goulburn, Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant, at the Irish 
Office in London. In April-Aug. 1827, when Canning was Prime 
Minister, it was carried on with William Sturges Bourne, Homo 
Secretary, and, after July, with his successor, the Marquis of 
Lansdowne. The latter retained his office in tho succeeding 
ministry of Lord Goderich, who also wrote frequently to Wellesley. 
Goulburn was succeeded as Chief Secretary, in 1827, by the Hon. 
William Lamb [2nd Viscount Melbourne, 1829], who, not only in 
this capacity but subsequently as Homo Secretary and Prime 
Minister, was a constant correspondent. When the Duke of 
Wellington was called upon to form a ministry in 1828, his brother 
resigned office, and there are therefore no letters (except a few, of 
little importance, in 1832) in the present series between March, 
1828 and Sept. 1833, but some letters on Irish affairs in this 
interval are included in tho General Correspondence (37308— 
37313). In Sept. 1833 Wellesley became Lord Lieutenant for tho 
second time under Earl Grey and subsequently under Viscount 
Melbourne, and his correspondence was chiefly with them and with 
Lord Duncannon, Home Secretary. Ten volumes. 

37298. Vol. I. (ff. 384). Jan.-Mar. 1822. 
37299. Vol. II. (ff. 357). April-Oct. 

37300. Vol. III. (ff. 364). Nov. 1822- 
Mar. 1823. 

37301. Vol. IV. (ff. 345). April-Dee. 

37302. Vol. V. (ff. 36G). Jan.-Sept. 1824. 

37303. Vol. VI. (ff. 316). Oct. 1824- 
Dec. 1825. 

37304. Vol. VII. (ff. 286). 1826. 

37305. Vol. VIII. (ff. 324). 1827, 1828. 
37306. Vol. IX. (ff. 433). June, 1832- 
April, 1834. 

37307. Vol. X. (ff. 412). May, 1834- 
Feb. 1835. 

Paper. Folio. 

37308-37313. Wellesley Papers. Vols. XXXV.-XL. General 
correspondence of tho Marquis Wellesley; 1773-1842. Many of 
the letters, though not strictly coming under the head of “ official,” 

are from successive Ministers of 
questions. Six volumes. 

37308. Vol. I. (ff. 388). 1773-1802. 

37309. Vol. II. (ff. 350). 1803-March, 

37310. Vol. III. (ff. 365). April, 1810- 

Paper. Folio. 

37314. Wellesley Papers. Vol 
copies of eighteen letters from 

State and discuss current political 

37311. Vol. IV. (ff. 447). 1831-April, 


37312. Vol. V. (ff. 477). May, 1837- 
March, 1841. 

37313. Vol. VI. (ff. 332). April, 1841- 
Sept. 1842, and undated. 

XLI. Letter-book, containing 
tho Marquis Wellesloy to Henry 

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Bathurst, Earl Bathurst, Secretary for Foreign Affaire (1809) and 
for the Colonies (1812-1827); 1797-1813, and undated. 

Taper; ff. 13. Folio. 

37315, 37316. Wellesley Papers. Vols. XLII., XLIII. Family and 
personal correspondence of the Marquis Wollcsley; 1800—1842. 
Two volumes. Yol. I. (ff. 308), 1800-1826. Vol. II. (ff. 296), 
1827-1842, and undated. Yol. II. also includes numerous letters 
(down to 1847) addressed to Alfred Montgomery, secretary to 
Wellesley, more especially referring to the latter’s death on 
26 Sept. 1842. 

Paper. Folio. 

37317. Wellesley Papers. Vol. XLIV. Legal and other personal 
papers of the Marquis Wellesley; 1781-1840. Among them are: 

(1) “A State of the Title ” of Kichard, Earl of Mornington, to his 
estates in the counties of Meath and Kildare, 1781. f. 1 ;— 

(2) Observations relating to his will, and instructions for the 
management of his estates, etc., during his absence in India. 
1797. Partly autograph, f. 34;—(3) Memorial enumerating his 
services and claiming a dukedom, 1840. Autograph, ff. 79—86. 
Paper; ff. 88. Folio. 

37318. Wellesley Papers. Vol. XLV. 1, 2. Appointments by the 
East India Company of Richard [Wellesley], Earl of Mornington, 
to bo Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Fort William in 
Bengal, etc., and as Governor General of the Presidency of Fort 
William, with Lieut. Gen. Sir Alured Clarke, Peter Speke and 
William Cowper as Members of his Council; 6 Oct. 1697. With 
Beals. Paper and vellum;—3, 4. Counterparts of two covenants 
between the same; 6, 7 Oct. 1797 ;—5. Will of Lord Mornington ; 
18 Oct. 1797. Vellum. With signatures and seals. On the back, 
in his handwriting, is a list of his five children, with dates of 
birth, etc., born of his wife Hyacinthe Gabrielle before marriage. 
Vellum;—6. Drawing of a candelabrum, probably intended for 
presentation to Lord Wellesley. 

Unbound, in a box. 

37319. “ The French Royal Greek Types and the Eton Chrysostom,” 
a paper read to the Bibliographical Society, 16 Feb. 1903, by 
Robert G. C. Proctor, and printed in their Transactions , vol. vii., 
p. 49. Autography being the last bibliographical paper of tho 
author, who was killed in tho Alps in the following summer, 
beforo he was able to revise it for tho press. 

Taper; ff. 59. Quarto. Presented by Alfred W. Pollard , Esq. 

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37320. The Four Gospels in Greek, with Kt<f>d\aia, titAoi and 
indication of lections. There is also apparently some trace (ff. 110, 
161b) of a division into <rrd<reis. Matth. i. 1-ix. 36 and John 
xviii. 2 to the end of the Gospel are wanting, and are snppliod on 
paper leaves in a 16th-17th cent. hand. At the end of St. Matthew 
aro four iambic beg. 'Opas tcAg ovrjv *ai ySAcVtis ota Aeyct, and 

there are marginal verses also on the parable of the great 6upper 
(f. 119 b), on Peter’s denial (f. 135 b), and on Barabbas (f. 137). 
At the end (f. 186) is a synaxarium, irnperf. at the beginning. 

On the paper flyleaves aro notes of movable feasts for 1625-1626 
(f. 2 b), and the name and device (f. 3 b) of Gabriel, Metropolitan 
of Grebenus [Grevena in Macedonia]. 

Vellum (except ff*. 1-20,176-185,202, 203) ; ff. 203. 6 in. x in. 

Late x. cent. HcadpieceB in gold and colours. Bound in wooden 
boards covered with green patterned silk. 

37321. Abridgement of Law Cases, compiled circ. 1620-1635, and 
based chiefly on the rolls of tho prothonotaries of the Court of 
Common Pleas. The great majority are cited from [Richard] Brown- 
lowe (35 Eliz.-10 Chas.). Other rolls quoted by name are:— 

Henatcr, 14 Hen. VI. 

Brown, 29 Hen. VI. 

Cumberford, 33 Hen. VI. 

Widealode, 26 Hen. VI.-2 Edw. IV. 
Muaoott, 21 Hen. VII. 

Jt-nour, 13-26 Hen. VIII. 

Coniogsby, 26-28 Hen. VIII. 
Rookwood, 27 Hen. VIII.-3 P. and M. 
Forde, 17-21 Eliz. 

Radford, 29 Eliz. 

Nelson, 30 Eliz. 

Browber, SO Eliz.-5 Jos. I. 

Scott, 34 Eliz.-7 Jaa. I. 

Crompton, 7-10 Jas. I. 

Rooper, 7-13 Jas. I. 

"Waller, 7-21 Jas. I. 

[John] Gonldesburgh, 11-14 Jas. I. 
[John] Gnlston, 16-20 Jas. I. 
[Robert] Moyle, 4-10 Chas. I. 

The compiler refers also to Gooche, clerk of errors, and cites 
Fitzhorbert and Coke, and the new and old books of entries and 
several works of his own, e.g. “ en mon lieurde dett” (f. 20), “ mes 
reports” (f. 41), “liver A” (ff. 84b, 105b), “liver H” (f. 87). 
This “ liver A ” was supposed by Edward Umfreville (author of 
Lex Coronatoria, 1761, who owned both MSS.) to be the book of 
judgements now Brit. Mus. Hargrave MS. 364; but the fact is 
doubtful. This MS., however, is very possibly the F referred to 
in the Hargr. MS. (ff. 44 b, 71), though the hands of the two MSS. 
do not appear to be the same. That Moyle was the compiler of 
either or both cannot be safely deduced from the words “ jeo R. 
Moyle,” attesting references to records on ff. 386 b, 388. At f. 190 b 
are notes of a case of wager of battle offered in Easter term, 18 Jas. I. 
[1620]. A scanty “ alphabett des cheife matters ” is at f. 2 b. 
Paper; ff. 417. 13 in. x 8| in. Circ. 1620—1635. No. 20 in 

Edward Umfrevillo’s collection. 

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37322. “ Prinz Methusai.em,” operetta by Johann Strauss, jun.: a 
rough draft in full score. Autograph. 

Paper; ff. 12. Folio. About 1876 (date of production). 

37323—37325. “ Samson ” : oratorio by G. F. Handel, in full score. 
With numerous cuts apparently indicated in the composer’s 
autograph. The place of the Dead March is supplied by that 
in “ Saul ” (vol. iii., f. 37 b). Three volumes. 

Paper; ff. 68, 72, 56. Oblong folio. After 1741 (date of pro¬ 
duction). Belonged in 1761 to [John?] Kandall, in 1811 to Charles 
Hague, in 1878 to Rev. Edward Goddard, and in 1906 to W. J. 
Harvey (Sotheby’s 6ale-cat., 19 May, 1906, lot 206). 

37326. “ Commencement of a Journal, commencing in 1797, July 15th. 
I Henry Kirk was born at no. 14 White Lyon Street, Norton 
Folgate [in London], where my father Richard Kirk had a dye- 
house for woollen and silk,” etc. Very neatly written in cypher. 
The water-mark is 1816. The writer notes public and family 
events, and in 1817 the contents of his mother’s will. Ends, 
unfinished, 17 June, 1818, when the writer was ordered a tour in 
France for his health : 4 ‘ My regrets were few on my leaving a 
country which had not much befriended me,” etc. 

Paper; ff. 33. Octavo, a.d. 1816-1818. Tooled leather binding. 
Presented hy Eustace Neville-Rolfe, Esq., British Consul-General at 

37327. Journal kept on the third voyage of Captain James Cook to the 
South Seas ; 20 Feb.-30 Mar. 1778, 16 Jan.-l May, 1779. There is 
no internal evidence to indicate the author, but he was probably 
John Law, surgeon on the “ Discovery ” (see the list of officers in 
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, etc., 1784, vol. i., p. 11). The two 
sections begin at opposite ends of the MS. The earlier entries 
(ff. 48—52) are very brief, but those from 16 Jan. 1779 onwards 
(ff. 1-47) are fuller, and interesting details are given of events in 
Owhyhee [Hawaii] at the time of the death of Capt. Cook. Some 
of the matter is cancelled and rewritten ( e.g. ff. 8 b, 53). For 
another Journal, by David Samwell, also called “surgeon of tho 
4 Discovery,’ ” but not included in the list as above, see Egerton 
MS. 2591. 

Paper; ff. 53. 7| in. X G£ in. Presented hy C. G. Lawrencc- 

Law, Esq. 

37328. St. Augustine, two works, viz.:— 

1, De opere monachorum, imperfect at beginning and end. Begins in 
ch. xvi., p. 562, 1. 5, of Corp. Script. Eccl. Lat., xli. (Vienna, 
1900), “ex abundanti est,” and ends in ch. xxxii., p. 592, 1. 6, “in 
itinere tortuoso.” f. 2. 

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2. “Incipit liber de agone Christiano,” ibid. p. 101. Tho usual 
extract from the Retractationes is prefixed. Colophon “ Explicit 
de agonae ( altered to agone) Christiano.” f. 11. 

The text of both works resembles closely Palatino 210, the second- 
best MS. of the Vienna editors. A page and a half of tho 
beginning of art. 2 has been written ovor at a late date. 

Vellum; ff. ii. + 20. 10| in. x 8| in. Late ix. cent. Art. 1 is a 

gathering of eight, art. 2 two gatherings of six and four. Single 

column of 32 lines. Given by-Smith, of Hamburg, 18 June, 

1849, to William Hendry Stowell, D.D., President of the Countess 
of Huntingdon’s College at Cheshunt. 

37329-37335. Collection by Sir Henry Edward Leigh Dryden 
(d. 1899), Bart., of Canons Ashby, co. Northampton, of notes and 
drawings, plans, measurements, etc., of Broughs, Piets’ Houses, 
Stone Circles, etc., in Scotland. Seven volumes, in two Series: 
Vols. I.—IV. Orkney and Shetland. Vols. V.—VII. North of Scot¬ 
land (except Orkney and Shetland) and other parts. A similar 
collection by the same was presented by him in 1869 to tho 
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. See Proceedings , vol. viii. 
p. 143. For a full list of Broughs, with references to Sir IL 
Dryden’s drawings, see Archseologia Scotica, vol. v. pp. 93-94, 
179-198; and for papers by him on the same subject, ibid. 
pp. 199-212, and Proceedings , vol. iii. pp. 123-127. The contents 

37329. Dryden Collection. Vol. I. (ff. 120, sm. 4to). 

1. “List of notes, plans and sketches of remains in Orkney” in 
this collection (f. 2), followed by “Dimensions of Broughs in 
Orkney ” (f. 3), and notes on the Broughs of Burrey Island, 
Burgar, Lingrow, Okstrow and Skara in Mainland, Burrian in 
North Ronaldsay, Sanday Island, and Slmpinsay Island (f. 9). 
At f. 50 is a letter to the collector from Dr. William Traill, 
St. Andrews, 29 Mar. 1872. 

2. “ List of notes, plans and sketches of Broughs in Shetland” 
in this collection (f. 58), followed by “ Dimensions of Broughs 
in Shetland (f. 61), and notes on the Broughs of Bressay 
Island, Honbie and Snabrock in Fetlar, Brindister, Burraland, 
Cullswick, Duurossness, Ilonland and Levenswick in Main¬ 
land, Mousa Island, Oganess, Sandwick, Taft and Underhool 
in Unst, and Burraness in Yell (f. 63). Included aro letters 
from Dr. John Stuart, Edinburgh, 6 Nov., 10 Dec. 1858 
(ff. 78, 80), and John Bruce, Sand Lodge, 3 July, 1861 (f. 87). 

3. Notes for a paper by the collector on Broughs (f. 107). See 
Archseologia Scotica , vol. v. (Edinburgh, 1890), pp. 199-212. 
Prefixed (f. 103) is a letter from Dr. Joseph Anderson, 

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Edinburgh, 21 Oct. 1871 ; and appended (f. 120) a listof plans 
of Broughs in Shetland, Orkney and the North of Scotland. 

37330-37332. Dryden Collection. Vola. II.-IV. (ff. 56, 93, 
133, folio). Drawings and plana in water-colour of Broughs, 
etc., in Orkney and Shetland and antiquities found in them. 
Yol. II. Orkney (ff. 2-34), Shetland (ff. 35-56). Yol. III. 
Orkney (ff. 2—50), Shetland (ff. 51—93). Vol. IV. Orkney 
(ff. 2-93), Shetland (ff. 94-133). Arranged under islands and 
names. The names of the Broughs, etc., are given in the 
Index. At f. 50 of 37333 is a letter from William G. T. Watt, 
Keirfield House, by Stromness, 6 Dec. 1878. 

37333. Dryden Collection. Vol. Y. (ff. 80, sm. 4to). “ List 
of notes, plans and sketches of Broughs in N. of Scotland, 
not Orkney and Shetland,” in this collection (f. 3), followed 
by “ Dimensions of Broughs,” etc. (f. 7), and notes on Broughs, 
etc., at Maiden Castle in Oyne, co. Aberdeen; Achanloch 
in Latheron; Achvarasdale in Reay; Rennie’s Cairn and 
Yarhouse in Wick, co. Caithness; Collessie, co. Fife; Airlio 
Barns and Brechin, co. Forfar; Castle Clionil, Castle Ellye, 
Castle Troddan, in Glenelg, co. Inverness; South Uist Island, 
co. Inverness; Esslie in Durris, co. Kincardine; Castle 
Grugach in Glenshiel, co. Ross; and Helmsdale, co. Suther¬ 
land (f. 11). Prefixed (f. 2) is a map of Caithness and 
Sutherland, marking Broughs; and included are letters from 
Dr. William Brown, Edinburgh, 1, 3 Mar. 1881 (ff. 62, 64), and 
Archibald Crease, Banchory, 17 Mar., 16 Apr. 1881 (ff. 65, 68). 

37334, 37335. Dryden Collection. Vols. VI., VII. (ff. 77, 66, 
folio). Plans and measurements, with a few water-colour 
drawings, of Broughs, etc., in Scotland, other than Orkney 
and Shetland, arranged under counties, parishes and names, 
in two series according to size. The names of the Broughs, 
etc., are given in the Index. 

37336. Ledger-Book, rental, etc., of Jeremiah Bentbam, father of 
Jeremy Bentham (ef. Add. MSS. 33537-33564), including:— 

1. Ledger-book of Jeremiah Bentham and his partner Arthur Avia 
as attorneys, Aug. 1731-Aug. 1733. f. 1. 

2. Rental, etc., of Jeremiah Bentham, 1785-1792; with a few later 
entries in Jeremy Bentham’s hand, 1792-1795. f. 64 b. 

Paper ; ff. 106. Oblong quarto. Transferred from the Department of 
Printed Books. 

37337. Register of members, elections, attendances, etc., of the 
dining club oalled the “King of Clubs,” instituted Feb. 1798. 
The first list of members (f. 1) is dated 27 Apr. 1799, and the last 

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dinner (f. 14 b) 7 June, 1823. The dinners were held at first at 
the Crown and Anchor in the Strand (as inscribed on the cover) ; 
then at the Freemasons’ Tavern, where the last meeting was on 
3 July, 1819 (f. 22 b) ; then atGrillion’s Hotel in Albemarle Street, 
where the first meeting was 7 Feb. 1820 (f. 22 b) and the last 
3 Feb. 1821 (f. 20 b); and from 6 Mar. 1821 (f. 19 b) at the Clarendon 
Hotel. The beginning of the volume (ff. 1-6) contains a list of 
members and notes of elections. The members include R. Porson, 
S. Rogers, J. Scarlett, J. Mackintosh, Josiah Wedgwood, Lord 
Holland, etc. Reversing the volume (ff. 72 b-7 b), are lists of 
members and notes of elections, attendances at dinners and accompts 
for the same, signed by the chairmen, whose names appear in the 
Index. On f. 72 b is the signature of the Rev. Sydney Smith, who 
wrote a considerable part of the entries. For a further account of 
the club see The Pope of Holland House , by Lady Seymour, 1906, 
pp. 333-340. 

Paper; ff. 72. Small quarto. Presented by Cosmo Romilly, Esq. 

37338. “ Two Lectures on Illuminated Manuscripts, cent, xi-xv, 
delivered at Cambridge, March, 1905, by Henry Yates Thompson, 
Sandars Reader in Bibliography to the University ”: a type¬ 
written copy. 

Paper; ff. 86. Quarto. Presented by the author in accordance with 
the terms of the Readership. 

37339. Drawings in pen-and-ink and in pencil of windows, towers, 
gateways, chimneys and other architectural details of old houses, 
castles, churches, etc., in various English counties, by Charles 
Alban Buckler, F.S.A. The dato 1843 is on f. 1. The names of 
the principal plaoes are included in the Index. 

Paper; ff. 150. 6J in. x 4 in. Bequeathed by C. A. Buckler , Esq. 
(see Add. MSS. 37120-37146). 

37340. Arms in tincture of Knights of the Garter, arranged in order 
of succession under each stall, in many cases with badges and in 
most cases with notes on the family and life of the knights. Tho 
collection is imperfect, chiefly owing no doubt to the loss of leaves. 
Thus, in the 4th stall on the Sovereign’s side, the founder and first 
five names are missing (f. 6 b) ; in tho 6th stall on the same side, 
the founder and first three names (f. 7 b); in the 7th stall on tho 
same side, only the founder and the first three names occur (f. 9); 
in tho 13th stall on the same side, tho founder and first name are 
missing (f. 15b); the 6th stall on the Prince’s side is altogether 
missing (f. 24 b); and in the 12th stall on the same side, the last 
six names (f. 33 b). The volume was probably in hand for a con- 
considerable period; the text appears to bo in the same hand 

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throughout, but rnoro than one heraldic artist was employed upon 
it. The account of Henry VII. (f. 2) speaks of him as reigning, 
and the last event mentioned, apparently as rocont, is the battle of 
Stoko [1487]; the arms of Hen. VIII. which follow, aro obviously 
by another hand. This may be assumed as an approximate date 
for the commencement of the compilation. The additions coutinuo 
to tho first years of Hen. VIII. The date 1506 occurs in the 
account of the Duke of Urbino (f. 21 b), 1509 in the account of 
Lord Dudley (f. 13), 1510-11 in the account of Lord Delaware 
(f. 34), and 1513 in tho account of Hen. VIII. as Duke of York 
(f. 6). Tho latest event referred to is tho attainder [in 1521] 
of Edward Stafford, Duke of Buckingham (f. 28), which probably 
marks tho extreme limit of date. On f. 4 tho initials of J[ohn] 
AVr[iothosloy, Garter 1479-1504] aro attached to the names of John, 
King of Portugal, and Maximilian, King of the Homans, and those 
of T[homas] Wr[iothesloy, Garter 1504—1534] to the name of 
Philip, King of Castilo. The connexion thus suggested of these 
two kings of arms with the compilation is confirmed by the special 
mention in tho above quoted account of Hen. VIII. as Duke of 
York (f. 6) of tho capture of Tournay in 1513, whon Sir T. 
Wriothesley officiated at the jousts. The hand does not agree 
with that attributed to tho latter in Add. MS. 5530. The 
volume appears to have been quite unknown to Anstis ( Register 
of the Order of the Garter , 1724), who mentions tho similar list in 
Stowe MS. 594, then in his possession, and to Beltz ( Memorials 
of the Order of the Garter , 1841). 

Vellum; ff. 24. 1 ft. 6.J in. x 1 ft. 2^ in. xv.-xvi. cent. Modern • 

binding of crimson velvet. 

37341-37347. “ Wiiitelocke’s Annales of his own Life, dedicated to 
his children,” by Sir Bulstrode Whitelocko (b. 1605, d. 1675), 
Keeper of tho Great Seal, and Ambassador to Sweden (1653— 

1654). Autograph. Seven volumes. Paper. Small folio. Between 
Yds. II. and 111. a volume is missing, containing the first 29 years 
of tho author’s life, and Vol. VII. ends with tho Swedish embassy. 
For a description of the volumes, whon owned by Earl Delawarr, 
see Hist. MSS. Comm., Ajtpendix to Third Report (1872), pp. 217, 
218. Tho missing volume was then already absent. The Annals 
as a whole havo never been printed ; but the Memorials of English 
Affairs (1682, second edition 1732, reprint 1853) aro extracted from 
them. Autobiographical extracts are also printed in It. II. 
M’hitelocke’s Memoirs of Bulstrode Whitelocke , 1860; ho, however, 
had knowledge only of tho volume now missing (see p. 124). 
Dr. C. Morton published the Journal of the Sioedish Amhassy , 1772, 
from other MSS. now in the British Museum (see below), re-edited 

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(1855) by II. Reeve. Dr. Morton was also only awaro of the 
volume now missing in this set (vol. i., Dedication). The two 
volumes among the MSS. of the Marquis of Bute (see Hint. MSS. 
Commission , Appendix to Third Report , p. 202) may belong to and 
complete the sot, unless they are correctly described as containing 
the whole of Whitelocke’s life, and not the beginning and end only. 
The “ Treatise of the Work of the Sessions of the Peace ” in Essays 
Ecclesiastical and Civil , by Sir B. Whitelocko, 1706, was extracted 
from Vol. III., ff. 15—50 b, by his son Carleton Wbitelocke, in whoso 
hand are the annotations. The contents of the volumes are :— 

37341, 37342. Whitelocke’s Annals. Vols. I., II. (ff. 153, 156). 
Notes on English history, viz., “Booko 1. Of tho time before 
the invasion of tho Romans,” and “ Booke 2. Of the time 
from the invasion of the Romans to that of tho Saxons.” 
With a preface addressed to his children, and a table of 
chapters appended to each volume. 

37343-37345. Whitelocke’s Annals. Vols. III.-V. (ff. 410, 
334, 302). Vol. III. from his 30th to his 40th year; Nov. 
1634-July, 1645. Vol. IV. from liis 41st to his 44th year; 
Aug. 1645-July, 1649. Vol. V. from his 45th to his 48th 
year; Aug. 1649-July, 1653. 

37346, 37347. Whitelocke’s Annals. Vols. VI., VII. (ff. 281, 
331). “Tho History of Whitelocko’s Ambaesy from England 
to Sweden, with notes thereuppon, etc.”; Sept. 1653—June, 
1654. Vol. VII. is partially in tho hands of clerks. Between 
ff. 189 and 190 of Vol. VI. six leaves have been cut out, con¬ 
taining a discourse to the Swedish chancellor on tyrants. 
With a table of chapters prefixed, and an index in both 
volumes. The title has the note “Published by Carloton 
Whitelocke, of tho Middle Temple, Esq., son of Sir Bulstrode 
Whitelocke,” etc., in the hand of the said Carleton Whitelocke. 
This must refer to an intended edition probably frustrated by 
his death during the publication of Essays Ecclesiastical and 
Civil , 1706, mentioned above. 

Dr. Morton’s edition (see above) waB edited from Add. MS. 
4902, supplemented by Add. MSS. 4991 A, B, 4992,4994, 4995. 
Small portions of the embassy are also contained in Add. MS. 
31984, and Eg. MS. 997. Another MS. is described among 
the MSS. of tho Marquis of Bath, see Hist. MSS. Comm., 
Appendix to Third Report , p. 190. Tho present volumes are 
the original of Dr. Morton’s “larger MS.” (see Journal of the 
Swedish Amhassy, vol. ii., pp. 454,458, etc.), now Add. MS. 4991 
A, B, the numerous passages marked here by lines in the 
margin being omitted in that copy. 

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37348-37397. Whitworth Papers : official correspondence and papers 
of Charles Whitworth [cr. Baron Whitworth of Galway 1721] 
during his embassies at various European Courts; 1702—1725. 
During this period, which virtually covered the whole of his 
diplomatic career, Whitworth represented Great Britain at 
Ratisbon, 1702-1703, and again 1714-1716; Vienna, 1704; 
Moboow, 1704-1712; Berlin, 1716-1717, and again in 1719-1722; 
The Hague, 1717-1719; and the congress at Cambray, 1722—1725. 
He died in October, 1725. This collection came into the hands 
of George John [West], 5th Earl Delawarr (d. 1869), through 
marriage with Lady Elizabeth Sackville, younger sister and 
co-heir of George John Sackville, 4th Duke of Dorset (d. 1815), 
Charles Whitworth, Earl Whitworth (d. 1825), grand-nephew of 
the diplomatist, having, in 1807, married Arabella Diana, widow 
of John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset (d. 1799). Fifty 
volumes. Paper. Folio and (Add. 37353) Quarto. 

37348-37352. Whitworth Papers. Vols. I.-V. Correspondence of 
Charles Whitworth, as Resident at Ratisbon during the deliber¬ 
ations of the Diet upon the proposal of the Emperor Leopold to 
declare war with France, and later; 28 Feb. (O.S.), 1702-22 Nov. 
(N.S.), 1704. With numerous papers, MS. and printed. War was 
finally declared 6 Oct. 1702, with the consent of the various states 
represented at the Diet, with the exception of the Elector of 
Bavaria, who, espousing the cause of France, seized Ulm and 
Memmingen in September. The letters are chiefly drafts or 
copies of Whitworth’s dispatches to James Vernon and (after 
5 June, 1702) Sir Charles Hedges, Secretaries of State, the few 
original letters of Hedges being short and, as a rule, merely formal 
acknowledgments. Whitworth left Ratisbon in Sept. 1703, his 
letters from that time being dated from Vienna, whither he had 
been sent during the temporary absence of George Stepney, Envoy 
to the Imperial Court. On the latter’s return in Mar. 1704, 
Whitworth still writes occasionally to Hedges, and, after May, to 
the new Secretary of State, Robert Harley, finally leaving Vienna 
for Russia on 25 Nov. 1704. Vols. IV., V. also contain drafts of 
some of Whitworth’s letters to the Duke of Marlborough at the 
seat of war. Five volumes. 

37348. Vol. I. (ff. 401). 28 Feb. (O.S.)- 
30 Oct. (N.8.), 1702. 

37349. Vol. II. (ff. 312). 3 Not. (N.S.), 
1702-12 Mar. (N.S.), 1703. 

37350. Vol. III. (ff. 354). 2 Mar. (O.S.)- 
10 Sept. (N.S.), 1703. 

37351. Vol. IV. (ff. 441). 15 Sept. (N.S.), 
1703-30 Jan. (N.S.), 1704. 

37352. Vol. V. (ff. 463). 21 Jan. (O.S.)- 
22 Nov. (N.8.), 1704. 

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37353. Whitworth Papers. Vol. VI. (ff. 697). Letter-book contain¬ 
ing copies of C. Whitworth’s official letters written from Ratisbon 
and Vienna to Secretaries of State and others (cf. 37348-37352), 
25 May, 1702-22 Nov. 1704; followed by those contained in 37354, 
below, 3 Oct. 1704-8 Dec. 1705, mostly written from Russia. 
Imperfect at the end. Some letters addressed to Whitworth by 
the Secretaries and others are also included, and at the beginning 
is a copy of correspondence between George Stepney and Sec. 
Vernon, etc., 19 Nov. 1701-22 Mar. 1702, relative to Whitworth’s 
appointment as Resident at Ratisbon. 

37354-37360. Whitworth Papers. Vols. VII.—XIII. Correspondence 
of C. Whitworth, as Envoy Extraordinary to Russia, with successive 
Secretaries of State, viz. Robert Harley [Earl of Oxford 1711], 
[Charles Spencer] Earl of Sunderland, Henry Boyle [Baron 
Carlton 1714], [James Douglas] Duke of Queensbcrry, and Henry 
St. John [Viscount Bolingbroke 1712], and with the Duke of 
Marlborough at the seat of war and other prominent persons in 
England and at foreign courts; 1704-1712. Besides the higher 
affairs of state the correspondence treats of matters of trade and 
especially the concerns of the English Tobacco Company at Moscow, 
the demands of the Czar [Peter I.] consequent on the arrest, in 1709, 
of Matheof, the Russian Ambassador in London, for debt, etc. 
Whitworth’s letters are drafts or official copies, and numerous 
copies of papers are included. 

Whitworth returned from Moscow on leave in March, 1710, and 
during his absence the affairs of the embassy were carried on by 
L-Christ-Weisbrod, Secretary of Legation, whose corre¬ 

spondence will be found in 37360. Early in April, 1711, Whit¬ 
worth again started for Russia with the rank of Ambassador 
Extraordinary, though, in a note on his accompt of expenses on 
his return to London in 1710, he says, “ the Court began to treat 
me as Ambassador the 6th of Dec. 1709 ” (cf. 37358, f. 110). The 
death, however, of the Emperor Joseph I. (6 Apr.), when Whit¬ 
worth was at the Hague, caused a change of plan, and he received 
instructions to represent the Queen at Berlin and Dresden, and 
subsequently, in the temporary absence of the Earl of Peter¬ 
borough, at Vienna. Ultimately, in September, he joined the Czar, 
who was with his army at Carlsbad, and accompanied him (in 
Feb. 1712) to St. Petersburg, whither the seat of government 
had been transferred from Moscow. Here the correspondence 
ends. In 37359, Vol. XII., are included (ff. 97-379) miscellaneous 
papers relating to trade and other matters, many in German and 
Russian (translations of some of which appear in their proper 
places in the correspondence). Among them are: (1) Proposals 

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fur preserving the Czar’s ships “ from rotting and decay in time of 
Peace,” by John Perry; Moscow, 10 Jan. 170£. Followed by 
an abstract, fur applying the plan to the British navy. ff. 132-130; 
—(2) “Short journal of Mr. Whitworth’s journey from Mosco to 
London”; 24 Mar.-2 July, 1710. f. 190;—(3) “Declaration of 
the Allies for a neutrality in Germany, in relation to the Northern 
War”; 31 March, 1710. Lat. f. 201; (4) Summary account of 
Russia as it was in the Spring in 1710,” by C. Whitworth. A note 
states that, though drawn up in 1710, “ it was not given before 
April, 1711, and then to M r See* St. John, Duke of Shrewsbury, 
and Lord Halifax.” It was printed at Strawberry Hill in 1758. 
f. 225;—(5) Survey of Rivers for making a canal between Lakes 
Breilo and Onega, by Capt. Perry; 2G Sept., 30 Dec. 1710. 
ff. 248, 251 ;—(6) Papers connected with the grievances of British 
merchants trading with Russia, and especially “ the case of 
[Stephen] Perry, [EdwardJ Bell and [John] Edwards”; 1710- 
1711. ff. 253-379 passim. Seven volumes. 

37354. Vol. VII. (ff. 490). 3 Oct. (N.8.), 

17fi< 25 ^ 1708 
A *' rI 6 Jan 1706* 

87355. Vol. VIII. (ff. 508). ^ Jan. 

inAp 31 Doc. 1«07 
1 /UO- llJ|U1 17U8 . 

37356. Vol. IX. (ff. 452). & Jan. 1708- 

31 Dee. 1708 
11 Jan. 1708* 

37357. Vol. X. (ff. 465). 4 Jan. (O.S.), 
1709 -\ g Dec. 1709. 

37358. Vol. XI. (ff. 490). 21 Dec. (O.8.), 

1709- 11 Oct. 1711. 

37359. Vol. XII. (ff. 379). ^ Oct. 1711- 
> and rft Pe re » 1705-1711. 
37360. Vol. XIII. (ff. 394). 9Apr.(N.S.), 

1710- J2 Mar. 17*5- 

37361, 37362. Whitworth Papkrs. Yols. XIV., XV. Correspondence 
of C. Whitworth, as Minister at the Diet at Augsburg and 
Ratisbon; 1 July, 1714-10 Aug. 1716. It had been first intended 
that Whitworth should go to Baden, where terms of reace were 
being arranged between France and the Empire. His credentials, 
however, 15 July, 1714 (f. 6), were to Augsburg, whither he went 
in August, but, the Diet being transferred to Ratisbon, his 
dispatches from 17 Sept. (N.S.), 1714, are dated from that place. 
The chief subjects discussed at the Diet were the religious dissen¬ 
sions between the Catholic and Protestant States, and the appor¬ 
tionment of the war debts among the States consequent on the 
Treaty of Baden, etc. The correspondence in 1715-1716 also deals 
with the designs and movements of James Stuart, the Pretender. 
Among Whitworth’s correspondents are Henry Bromley, Lord 
Bolingbroke, and (after the accession of George I.) Charles 
Townshend, Viscount Townshend, Secretaries of State, Horace 
Walpole and George Tilson, Under-Secretaries, the Duke of 
Marlborough and Adam Cardonnel. Two volumos. Vol. XIV. 
(ff. 372), 1 July (O.S.), 1714-5$ June, 1715. Vol. XV. (ff. 518), 

20 June ipji* 90 Julv 
1 July ’ 1 ‘ 1 °“10 Aug.’ 


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37363. Whitworth Papers. Vol. XVI. (ff. 424). Correspondence 
of C. Whitworth, as Envoy Extraordinary, etc., at Berlin ; 10 July 
(O.S.), 1716-^-j^p, 1717. He arrived at Berlin 12 Aug. (N.S.), 
and, except for a short time in Sept.-Oct., when ho paid a visit to 
George I. at Hanover, his dispatches are written from that Court 
till his departure early in April, 1717, for tho Hague. His 
principal correspondents are Lord Townshend and James Stanhope 
[Viscount Stanhope 1717], Secretaries of State, tho latter being 
in attendance on George I. in Hanover; and other writers are tho 
King and Quocn of Prussia and Paul Methuen, Secretary in the 
place of J. Stanhope during the latter’s absence from England. 

37364-37372. Whitworth Papers. Vols. XVIT.-XXV. Correspon¬ 
dence of C. Whitworth, as Envoy Extraordinary, etc., at tho Hague 
during the absence of Gen. William Cadogan, Ambassador 
Extraordinary; 11 Mar. 171f-10 May (N.S.), 1719. He was sent 
to the Hague (without being recalled from Berlin) owing to the 
discovery of Swedish designs in aid of the Pretender’s invasion of 
Scotland. During his stay Lord Cadogan twice returned to his 
post (in Sept. 1717, and in May, 1718—Jan. 1719), and the two 
then acted jointly. In addition to tho Swedish affair, other 
principal subjects of tho correspondence are: (a) tho adjustment 
of difficulties in tho execution of the Barrier Treaty (15 Nov. 1715), 
which were settled by a new convention signed 21 Nov. 1718;— 
(b) the negotiations of [James Stanhope] Earl Stanhope, and 
[John Dalrymple] Earl of Stair, at Paris, which ended in the 
Quadruple Alliance;—(c) the designs of Philip V. of Spain and 
Card. Alberoni for the recovery of Sicily, etc., frustrated by the 
defeat of the Spanish fleet by Adm. Sir George Byng [31 July, 
1718]; — (d) tho various Spanish projects in favour of the 
Pretender, 1718-1719. 

Whitworth’s correspondents aro Earl Stanhope, Secretary of 
State and (1718) Envoy Extraordinary at Paris, the Earl of 
Sunderland, and James Craggs, Jun., Secretaries of State, tho Earl 
of Stair, Ambassador at Paris, [Johann Kaspar von] Bothmer, 
Hanoverian Prime Minister, Resident in London, Lord Cadogan, 
and others. Nino volumes. 

37361. Vol. XVII. (ff. 479). 11 Mar. 

(OSJ-iHSF, 1717. 

37365. Vol. XVIII. (ff. 504). ^ July- 

6 Sot. 

37366. Vol. XIX.(ff. 511). 6Nov.(N.S.), 

1717 -!! m 1718 - 

37307. Vol. XX. (ff. 443). & Fob.- 

H Apr. 1718. 

37368. Vol. XXI. (ff. 393). 23 Apr. 

(N.S.)-A July. 1718. 

37369. Vol. XXII. (ff. 350). & July- 

rSr 1718. 

37370. Vol. XXIII. (ff. 329). 

1718-^ Jan. 1719. 

37371. VoL XXIV. (ff. 406). & Jan.- 
21 Mar. (N.S.), 1719. 

37372. Vol. XXV. (ff. 352). 23 Mar. 
(N.S) 10 May (N.S.), 1719. 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37373-37389. 

37373-37389. Whitworth Papers. Yols. XXVI.-XLTI. Correspon¬ 
dence of C. Whitworth [cr. Baron Whitworth 9 Jan. 1721] during 
his negotiations at the Prussian Court; 1719-1722. He arrived at 
Berlin from the Hague T e T May, 1719, the object of his embassy 
being to make “ a nearer Allyance of Friendship and Union ” 
[». Lord Stanhope’s letter 17 Apr. (O.S.), 1719]. He visited the 
Hague in June—Nov. 1720, and in July-Nov. 1721, and finally left 
Berlin for England in the beginning of June, 1722, having been 
appointed Joint-Plenipotentiary with Lord Polwarth at the Congress 
of Cambray. His departure, however, for the latter place was 
delayed by his being ordered to stay in Paris (where he arrived on 
31 July) on his way, to discuss preliminaries with Sir Luke Schaub, 
British Ambassador, Cardinal Dubois, Minister of State, and Comte 
de Morville, who was to represent France at Cambray. His last 
letter from Paris is dated ^ September. Among his correspon¬ 
dents are George I. as Elector, and Frederick William, King of 
Prussia, Earl Stanhope, James Craggs, and Viscount Townshend, 
Secretaries of State, [John Carteret, Baron] Carteret, Envoy to 
Sw-eden and in 1721 Secretary of State, Count Bothmer, [Andreas 
Gottlieb von] Bernstorff, 1st Minister of Hanover, [Heinrich 
Rudiger von] Ilgen, Prussian Foreign Minister, [Ermengard 
von der Schulenburg], Duchess of Kendal, Sir Luke Schaub, 
[Alexander Hume-Campbell, Baron] Polwarth, and the Regents of 
Hanover, etc. Seventeen volumes. 

At the end (f. 211) of the last volume is a treatise, in German, on 
Military Tactics, with coloured plans, written by “ Baron von 
Pirch, Capitaine des Dragons a la suite de Legion Corse,” and sent 
to the “ Marquis de Monteynard ” [? Louis Francis de Monteynard, 
Marquis de Monteynard, bom 1716]. 

37373. Yol. XXYI. (ff. 363). Apr.- 

30 June «|* 7 iq 
11 July* 

37374. Vol. XXVII. (ff. 407). A July- 
31 Aug. (N.S.), 1719. 

37375. Vol. XXVIII. (ff. 453). 21 Aug. 

(0.8.H# Sep*- 1719. 

37376. Vol. XXIX. (ff. 407). 1 Oct. 

<NA>Tn£. 1719 - 

37377. VoL XXX. (ff. 397). ^ Nov.- 
24 Dec. (N.8.), 1719. 

37378. Vol. XXXI. (ff. 354). Dec. 

1719-g} Jan. 1720. 

37379. Vol. XXXII. (ff. 350). 1 Feb. 

(N.S.)-9 Mar. (N.8.), 1720. 

37380. Vol. XXXIII. (ff. 359). 12 Mar. 

(N.8.)-l May (N.8.), 1720. 

87381. Vol. XXXIV. (ff. 306). 

3} Aug. 1720. 

37382. Vol. XXXV. (ff. 366). 

1720- 12 Jan. (N.S.), 1721. 

37383. Vol. XXXVI. (ff. 323). £ Jan.- 
^ Mar. 1721. 

37381. Vol. XXXVII. (ff. 397). ^Mar- 
6 May (N.8.), 1721. 

37385. Vol. XXXVIII. (ff. 374). 7 May 
(N.S.)-^ July, 1721. 

37386. Vol. XXXIX. (ff. 466). July- 
38 Nov. 1721. 

37387. Vol.XL.(ff. 384). 21Nov.(O.S.) 

1721- 11 Feb. (N.S.X 1722. 

37388. Vol. XLI. (ff. 374). Feb.- 
10 May (N.8.), 1722. 

37389. Vol. XLI I. (ff. 328). & May- 
8 Oct. (O.8.), 1722. 

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37390-37397. Whitworth Papers. Vols. XLIII.-L. Correspon¬ 
dence of Lord Whitworth, as Plenipotentiary, in conjunction with 
Lord Polwarth, at the Congress of Cambray; 1722-1725. The 
Congress was held in accordance with a stipulation of the Quad¬ 
ruple Alliance with a view to adjust the remaining differences 
between the Empire and Spain, through the mediation of 
France and Great Britain. Though Whitworth’s Full-powers and 
Instructions are dated 9 Feb. 172£, he did not arrive at Cambray 
till October. For a whole year the real business of the Congress 
was delayed, as it was thought advisable to settle first the 
question of the Investiture of Charles, son of Philip V. of Spain, 
with the Duchies of Tuscany, Parma, etc. Further delay was 
caused by the sudden death (2 Dec. 1723) of Philippe, Due 
d’Orleans, Regent of France, so that the Congress was not formally 
opened till April, 1724. After it had sat for a year, the 
negotiations came to a stand-still in March, 1725, owing to the 
affront of Spain at France’s refusal to continue the scheme for the 
marriage of Louis XV. with the Infanta, and, in the following 
May, they were broken off altogether on the announcement of 
the conclusion of a secret treaty between Philip V. and the 

The correspondence is mainly with Lord Carteret, Lord Townshend 
and (from April, 1724) Thomas Pelham Holies, Duke of Newcastle, 
Secretaries of State, and with Sir Luke Schaub, Ambassador at 
Paris, and Horace Walpole [1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton 1756], 
who acted with Schaub from Oct. 1723, aud finally superseded him 
in April, 1724. Eight volumes. 

37390. Vol. XLIII. (ff. 311). 9 Feb. 
(O.S.), 1722-£4£ 1723. 

37391. Vol. XLIV. (ff. 322). 12 Feb. 

(N.S.)-25 June (O.8.), 1723. 

37392. Vol. XLV. (ff. 338). 17 July 

(N.8.), 1723-9 Jan. (O.8.), 1724. 
37393. Vol. XLVI. (ff. 358). Jan.- 
Mar. 1724. 

37394. Vol. XLVTI. (ff. 339). 1 Apr. 

(N.S.)-22 June (N.8.), 1724. 

37395. Vol. XLVIII. (ff. 368). 23 June 
(N.S.)-29 Sept. (N.8.), 1724. 

37396. Vol. XLIX. (ff. 338). 

1724-3 Mar. (N.S.), 1725. 

37397. Vol. L. (ff. 300). 9 Mar. (N.S.)- 
23 Sept. (O.S.), 1725. 

37398. Copies of inscriptions, arms and devices on church bells in 
Wiltshire, made by John Richard Jerram, with notes on the bells 
and an index of parishes. 

Paper; ff. i. -{- 65. Small folio. Late xix. cent. Presented by the 

37399. Breviary, Pars Hiemalis, of Paris use; with a calendar and 
other later additions. Music on a stave of four red lines. 

1. Calendar, with French saints, f. 1. 

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2. “Incipit ordinarius seruicii diuitii nominatus In anno quo, et 
specialiter factus pro tempore adventus domini nostri secundum 
usum Parisiensis ecclesie.” Beg. “ In anno quo natiuitas.” 
Colophon, “ Explicit ordinarium nouum,” etc. f. 7. 

3. Various additions to the Do Tempore, some of which, e.g. the 
prose “ Ilac dat a die ” for the Vespers of the Nativity, occur in 
their proper place in the later Paris Breviary Harley MS. 2927. 
f. 17 b. 

The preceding three articles, with art. 11-15 below, are in a late 
14th cent. hand. 

4. 5. Psalter and Canticles, f. 22 ;—Litany, the martyrs ending with 
SS. Alban and Edmund, the confessors with SS. Bonitus and 
Medericus, the virgins with SS. Christina and Columba. f. 76. 
Some additional prayers at the end are in a later hand. 

6-9. Proprium de Tempore, Advent to Pentecost, f. 80 ;—Proprium 
Sanctorum, St. Andrew to St. Noreus. f. 282 b;—Commune Sanct¬ 
orum. f. 375 b;—Invitatoria. f. 414. 

10. Sundry prayers, including “Ad primam preces,” beg. “ Kvri- 
eleyson.” In a somewhat later hand. Imperfect at end. f. 419 b. 

11. Addenda to the Proprium Sanctorum, beginning with tho Con¬ 
ception of tho Virgin and St. Nichasius, and ending with 
SS. Germanus, Cancius et soc., Nichomedes, Marcellinus and Peter 
and a number of shorter additions. Some of these, e.g. tho Con¬ 
ception and St. Germauus with the three following, are similarly 
placed in an appendix in Harl. MS. 2927. f. 421. 

12-15. Horae B.V.M. f. 449;—Officium mortuorum. f. 451b;— 
Horae sanctorum omnium, f. 454 ;—Orationes (de Sancta Tiinitate, 
etc.). The last prayer is in French, f. 455. 

Vellum; ff. 459. 7^ in. x 5| in. In double columns. With 

illuminated initials. Circ. a.p. 1300, and late xiv. cent. French 
binding (15th cent.) of wooden boards covered with stamped leather. 
The stamps are square; in tho outer row, a flour de lys in a 
lozenge, small fleur de lys in the angles; second row, a Holy Lamb 
within a circle; third row, a pelican in his piety ; in tho centre 
two rows of ten small fleurs de lys. On f. 2 is an owner’s name, 
Barthelomy Boutey, and the stamp of “ Collegium Ludovici 
Magni ” (formerly called College de Clermont), the Jesuit College 
at Paris; probably no. 419 of tho sale-catalogue of 1764. 

37400. Vitae Patrvm and a few other lives of saints, in Latin. Tho 
MS. originally consisted of artt. 2-7 and 13-24. The missing 
conclusion of art. 7 with other matter was then added by a 
contemporary hand, cancelling part of f. 86 and adding artt. 8—12. 
Tho prologue to the Vita S. Albani (art. 1) is an insertion of the 
end of tho 14th cent., and tho last leaf of art. 24 and tho table of 

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contents are lator additions of the latter half of the loth cent. 

1. “Incipit prologue super vitara beati Albani martyris ” : not 
printed in the editions or included in other MSS. of art. 2, and 
apparently an interpolation. It contains no biographical matter. 
Beg. “ Bcatissimi preclarissimiquo martins Albani vitam ac 
passionom scripturus non ab re.” f. 1 b. 

2. “Passio l>eati Albani martyris”: an anonymous lifo of St. Alban 
of Mainz. Printed [by Ulrich Zell of Cologne] s. 1. et a. (a copy of 
this edition is in Royal MS. 12 B. xxiv.). Other MSS. are Royal 
13 E. i. and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, ICO. Beg. “ Erat 
olim in partibus Aquilonis homo quidam potens,” and ends, “ super 
niuem dealbari . amen.” f. 2. 

At the end (f. 5) is scribbled the riddle, “ Nate marite [in 
Royal 12 C. xii., f. 10 b, nepos] frater dixit filio sua mater | vere sic 
erat. soluat quicumque sciat.” 

3. “ Incipit vita sancti Pauli primi heremite a beato Jeronimo edita 
ad edificacionem posterorum ” : one of the lives grouped as liber i. 
in Rosweyd’s Vitae Patrum (Antwerp, 1615), p. 17. In Migno, 
reprinted in St. Jerome’s works, Patr. Lat. xxiii. col. 17. Preface 
beg. “Inter multos sepo dubitatum,” and text “Sub Decio et 
Valerian o.” f. 5 b. 

4. “ Incipit prologue sancti Jeronimi prespiteri in uitara beati 
Hylarionis ” : the Vita S. Ililarionis of St. Jerome (Rosweyd, 
op. cit. p. 75, Migne, P. L. xxiii. col. 29). Preface beg. “ Scrip¬ 
tures uitam beati Hylarionis,” and text “ nylarion ortus in uico 
Tabatha.” f. 8. 

5. “ Narracio sancti Jeronimi presbyteri de captiuo monacho nomine 
Malcho”: the Vita Malclii of the same (Rosweyd, op. cit ., p. 93, 
Migno, P. L. xxiii. col. 53). Preface beg. “ Qui navali prelio,” 
and text “ Maronias triginta fere milibus.” f. 15. 

6. “Incipit prologue sancti Jeronimi presbyteri in vitam patrum ”: 
the Ilistoria Monachorum in Aegypto, translated by Iiufinus of 
Aquileia from a Greek original (see Dom C. Butler, Lausiac History 
of Palladius, Cambridge Texts and Studies , no. vi. 1898, app. 1), 
which has been edited by Dr. E. rreuschen, Palladius und Iiufinus , 
1897 (who, however, supposes it to be derived from the Latin). 
It is Rosweyd’s lil>er ii., op. cit. p. 449, Patr. Lat. xxi. col. 387. 
Tho present text is perturbed in order and omits some of the chapters, 
tho order being as follows (chapters in Migne): Prologue, ch. 1, 
15, 16, 12-14, 7-9, 11, 6, 20, 2, 5, 18, 19, 21-23 (ends “ foderat”), 
24, 27 (end only, from “alii uero”), 30 (ends “ redditur ”), 
31-33 and epilogue. Prologue beg. “Benedictus dominus dens 
qui uult omues,” and text “ Primum igitur tanquam uerum.” 
f. 17 b. 

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7. “ Explicit liber primus . incipit secundus ” : the anonymous collec¬ 
tion of Apophthegmata Patnirn printed by Rosweyd, who wrongly 
ascribes it to Rufinus, as liber iii., op. cit. p. 492, Migne, P. L. lxxiii. 
col. 739. Originally incomplete, ending (on f. 86) with no. 40, 
Roeweyd, p. 507, “ et apostolos est locutus,” but the part on this 
page is cancelled by the scribe of artt. 8-12. Prologue beg. “ Yere 
mundum quis dubitet,” and text “Quidam sanctorum seniorum 
patrum.” f. 37 b. 

8. Conclusion of art. 7 in another hand. Ends “ saluatus est. 
Explicit liber secundus sancti Jeronimi presbyteri in vitara [altered 
to vitas] patrum.” f. 48. 

9. “ Incipit vita sancte Tbaisis meretricis ”: the anonymous life of 
St. Thaisis included in Rosweyd’s liber i., op. cit. p. 374, Migne, 
P. L. lxxiii. col. 661. Beg. “ Quedam meretrix fuit nomine 
Thaisis,” and ends “ in pace.” f. 73 b. 

10. Extracts from the Apophthegmata Patrum, probably by way of 

appendix to the previously written art. 14 (v. infra). The Greek 
source of all the tales in both articles (with perhaps one exception) 
appears to be the 'hvbpuv ayiwv mentioned by Photius, 

cod. cxcviii. (Migne, Pair. Or. ciii. col. 664), who gives the 
titles of chapters, but not known to be extant except in the two 
imperfect Latin versions printed by Roswej'd as lib. v. and vi. 
(Pa/r. Lat. lxxiii. coll. 855—1022). The versions in this MS. 
generally agree with the words of Pelagius* translation in 
Rosweyd’s lib. v., but often differ from those of Johannes Sub- 
diaconus in lib. vi.; hence there is a possibility that they originate 
in a text of Telagius more comprehensive than that printed by 
Rosweyd. The contents are: (a) “ Do Bublio monacho qui dya- 
bolum oratione retardauit,” cf. Job. Subd. ii. ch. 12, Roswej'd, 
p. 650. Beg. “Temporibu8 Iuliani imperatoris quando ad Per- 
sidam est profectus.” f. 73;—(b) “ De duobus iuuenibns qui 
venerunt ad sanctum Macharium volentes cum eo habitare,” cf. 
Joh. Subd. iii. ch. 2. The Greek is in one of the alphabetical 
collections, Pair. Gr. Ixv. col. 2730. f. 73 b; (c) Without title, 
cf. Job. Subd. i. ch. 13. f. 74;—(d, e, f, g) = Pelag. xviii. 
ch. 3, 5, 6, 8. ff. 74 b, 75;—(h) = Pelag. xviii. ch. 19. f. 75;— 
(i) = Pelag. xviii. ch. 14. f. 76 ;—(k ) = Polag. xii. ch. 8. f. 76;— 
(1, m) = Pelag. xiii. ch. 6, 13. ff. 76, 76b;—(n) = Pelag. xiv. 
ch. 14. f. 76 b;—(o) “ Judicia dei,” = Pelag. xv. ch. 1. f. 77 ;— 
(p) = Pelag. xv. ch. 43. f. 77. 

11. “Incipit vita sancte Pelagie quo peccatrix appellatur ” : the 
life by Jacobus, included in Rosweyd’s liber i. p. 376. Beg. 
“ Magnas semper deo gracias referre debemus.” f. 77 b. 

12. “ Incipit vita sancte Eufrosine Virginia ”: ibid. p. 363. Beg. 
“ Fuit vir in Alexandria nomine Pafnucius.” f. 81. 

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Before art. 13 is the cancelled fragment of art. 7. 

13. “ Excerpta de dyalogo Sulpicii Seueri de vita patrum”: Rosweyd’s 
liber iv. (p. 530) complete. Preface beg. “Frequenter ac sepius a 
me fratres flagitatis,” and text “ Ante hoc triennium quo tempore 
hinc abii.” f. 80. 

14. Excepts from the Apophthegmata Patrum, as in art. 10. With 
the exception of the first, which has not been identified, they 
correspond with Pelagius’ version (Rosweyd’s lib. v.) as follows:— 

(a) Beg. “ Interrogatus abbas Johannes in transitu suo.” f. 99 b;— 

(b) = Pelag. i. ch. 19, 22. f. 99 b ;—(c, d, e, f) = Pelag. iii. ch. 4, 5, 
7, 23 and 24. f. 99 b;—(g) = Pelag. iv. ch. 7. f. 99 b;—(h, i, k, 1, 
m) = Pelag. v. ch. 14, 30, 36, 38, 39. If. 99 b-100 ;—(n) = Pelag. vi. 
21. f. 100;—(o, p, q, r, s) = Pelag. vii. ch. 15, 17, 31, 36, 43, 44. 
f. 100b-101 b;—(t)= Pelag. viii. ch. 19. f. 101 b;—(u) = Pelag. 
ix. ch. 11. f. 101 b;—(v, w, x) = Pelag. ch. 1 and 17, 44, 54. 
f. 101 b;—(y) = Pelag. xi. ch. 10 and xii. ch. 5. f. 101 b;—(z) = 
Pelag. xi. ch. 39. Ends “ sic enim Arsenius vixit.” f. 102. 

15. The Lausiac History of Palladius. Without title. The Latin 
version, like that in Add. MS. 33518 (see the prolegomena of 
Dom C. Butler to his edition of the Greek, Cambridge Texts and 
Studies , 1898, p. 64), represents an incomplete text, but it does not 
include two paragraphs interpolated in that MS. in the chapters on 
Evagrius and Eulogius. It concludes with the story of the 
calumniated lector (ch. lxx. in the Greek), cf. Rosweyd’s appendix, 
pp. 978-993, (in the second edition, as reprinted by Migne, 
pp. 984—999). Preface beg. “ Beatifico et admiror propositum 
tuum,” and text “ Cum primum ad Alexandriam perrexissem.” 
Ends “ aput dominum potenciam.” f. 102. 

16. Apophthegmata patrum, a collection of unoertain origin. More 
than half the stories occur among the interpolations in the version 
of Palladius mentioned above as printed in Rosweyd’s appendix ; 
others correspond, but not verbatim, with the 'AvSpwv ayiW filftkos, 
and two are unidentified. Contents:—(a, b) = Pall, apud Rosweyd 
xi. p. 988 (994). Beg. “ Dicebant etiam sanoti patres de sancto 
abbate Johanne.” f. 115 ;—(c) On the need of spiritual studies, 
f. 115;—(d) On a monk of Cellia who fasted vaingloriouslv. 
f. 115;—(e) = Pall. xx. § 1, p. 993 (999). f. 115 b;—(f, g) = 
Pall. vi. last part, p. 982 (988). f. 115b;—(h) = Pall. xx. § 18, 
p. 995 (1001). f. 116;—(i) = Pall. iv. end, p. 981 (987). f. 116; 
— (k) Differs notably from Pelagius xiii. 1, p. 614. f. 116;—(1) 
cf. Pelagius v. 14, p. 574. f. 116;—(m) = Pall. ix. end, p. 985. 
f. 116b;—(n) cf. Job. Subd. iv. 32, p. 661. f. 116b;—(o) cf. Pel. 
xvi. 17, p. 632. f. 117 ;—(p.) cf. Pel. xv. 52, p. 620. f. 117 ;—(q) 
= Pall. ix. part, p. 984 (990). f. 117;—(r) = Pall. xii. p. 988 
(994). f. 118;—(s) = Pall. xx. § 7, p. 994 (1000). f. 118;—(t) 

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cf. Tel. x. 18, p. 598. Ends “ congregacioncm fratrum perturbat.” 
f. 118 b. 

17. Life of S. Frontonius; without title. Not that printed by 
Rosweyd, p. 238, and the Bollandists, Acta SS. 14 Apr. p. 201, 
but another life. Preface bog. “ Edificacionis uostre et moi 
solatii,” and text “Erat quidain senex monachus a prima etate 
denotus.” Ends “ sua sanctitate consumat.” f. 118 b. 

18. “Incipit prologus in uitam sancti Mauri Abbatis”: the life by 
Faustus, printed by the Bollandists, Acta SS. 15 Jan. p. 321. At 
the end, as eh. 28, is apj>ended a sermon beg. “ Qni homo dei et 
Christi,” and ending “ lumen uito amen.” Preface beg. “ Faustus 
famuloruin Christi famulus ... Cum a parentibus meis,” and text 
“ Postquam diuinitas saluatoris nostri.” f. 120. 

19. “Huius imitabilis conuorsationis aotuumque et morum uitam et 
jtenitencio magnum uirilequocortamon ucnerabilis MarieEgyptiaco,” 
etc.: the life by Sophronius, Pair. Gr. Ixxxvii. col. 3097. The 
translation has considerable differences from that printed by 
Rosweyd, p. 382. Preface beg. “Secretum regis celaro bonum 
ost,” and text “ Fuit quidam senex in Palestine moDasteriis.” 
f. 133 b. 

20. “ Incipit prefatio ” and “ prologus Athanasii episcopi in uitam 
sancti Autonii . Episcopus Athanasius ad peregriuos monachos 
scribit dicons ”: the life of St. Antony by St. Athanasius, 
Koswoyd, p. 35, but without the epilogue of Evagrius. Preface 
beg. “Prespiter Euagrius Innocontio karissimo filio in domino 
salutem. Ex alia in aliam li[n]gwam; ” prologue “ Optimum fratros 
in istis certaminibus; ” and text “ Igitur Antonius nobilibus 
religiosisque parentibus.” f. 140 b. 

21. “ De sancta Paula ”: the epistle of St. Jerome to Eustochium, 
ep. cviii., Migne, Pair. Lat. xxii. col. 878, llosweyd, p. 401. Beg. 
“ Si cuncta mei corporis membra vortorentur in linguas.” f. 157 b. 

22. “Vita sancti Pachumii abbatis” (the title is later): the life of 
St. Pachotnius of Tabenna, translated from the Greek by Dionysius 
Exiguus, Rosweyd, p. 111. Without the translator’s prologue. 
Beg. “Dominus noster Jesus Cliristus sapiencie fons et scioncio 
verum lumen.” f. 166 b. 

23. “ Incipit vita sancti [Symeonis] monachi ” : the life of St. Symeon 
Stylites by Antonius, Rosweyd, p. 170. Beg. “Sanctis igitur 
Symeon exutero matrissue.” f. 184 b. At the end is added “ Eius 
deposicio vi to Kal. Aug. celebratur.” 

24. Life of SS. Julian and Julianas of Novara. Without title. 
Printed by the Bollandists, Acta Sanctorum, 31 Jan. p. 716. Beg. 
“ Diuine maiestatis clomenciacum inenarrabiliter.” The last part, 
beg. “ Tradidit sepulture ” (f. 190), is in a late 15th cent. hand, 
f. 187 b. 

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25. Registrum: a full table of contents, in the same 15th cent, 
hand, with references to folios and columns. Frefatory note beg. 
“ Ad inveniendum facilius et promcius.” f. 190. 

Vellum; ff. ii. 4* 195. 12^in. X 9^ in. Early xiv. cent. Probably 

written in Germany or Flanders. Red initials. Several old press- 
marks, 118 and R 27 and E 26; also later (on the back) L 5. 
Binding of wooden boards covered with white doeskin, originally 
with metal bosses and leather clasps. 

37401. Lectures on Illuminated Manuscripts, by Sir Edward 
Maunde Thompson, K.C.B.: a type-written copy of the “ Sandars 
Lectures ” delivered at Cambridge in 1906. 

Taper; ff. 141. Quarto. Presented by the author in accordance with 
the terms of the Readership, 

37402-37406. Compositions in four, five, and six parts, intended, with 
a few exceptions, to be played by viols, or to be accompanied by 
those instruments in unison with the voices. Included are 
numerous madrigals by anonymous Italian composers, most of 
whose names have, however, been supplied from collections 
published between 1580 and 1599 (?); the wholo of The Triumphs 
of Oriana , 1600-1 ; two settings of “ The Cries of London ” (by 
Orlando Gibbons and Thomas Weelkes); “A Strange Song,” in 
four parts (with different words for each voice); “ A love-song,” 
beg. “ What first did break thee ”; a four-part madrigal, “ Like as 
the day,” by Patrick Mando; anthems by Byrd and others; an 
anonymous Service in D; motets by Tallis, Alfonso Ferrabosco 
and others; fantasias by Thomas Lupo and Byrd ; and Robert 
Parsons’ “ De la court.” In five volumes. For a detailed 
description see the Catalogue of MS. Music , vol. iii. 

Paper; ff. 98, 91, 96, 89, 91. Oblong octavo. After 1601. At the 
end of vol. i. is the namo of James Pearson, as owner, and at the 
end of vol. iii. (which is differently bound) thoso of Thomas and 
Elizal>eth Babington, all written early in the 17th cent. Bound 
in calf, stamped (except vol. iii.) with a crown over a Tudor rose. 

37407. Original letters relating to political affairs from British 
Envoys and others abroad, addressed, with throe exceptions, to 
George Stepney, as secretary to the Hon. John Johnston, Envoy at 
Berlin, and as Envoy to various European Courts; 1691-1706. They 
belong to the collection of Stepney Papers in Add. MSS. 7058— 
7079, which wero presented to the Museum in 1829 by W. R. Stokes 
(see letter from F[rances] Stackhouse Acton to the Rev. John 
Yardley, 12 Feb. 1877, f. 1). For a volume of similar character, and 
covering the same years, see Add. MS. 21551. The writers are:— 
mss. 1906. D 

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1. Sir Fanl Rycaut, Resident at Hamburg, (a) to the Hon. John 
Johnston, Envoy at Berlin ; 29 Aug. 1690, f. 1 ;—(b) to G. Stepney ; 
13 Jan. 1G9|. f. 12. 

2. Robert] Molesworth [Viscount Moles worth 1719], Envoy at 
Copenhagen, (a) to the Hon. John Johnston ; 11 Oct. 1690. f. 6 ;— 
(b) to G. Stepney; 21 Apr. 1691. f. 7. 

3. John Robinson [Bishop of Bristol 1710, and of London 1714— 
1723], Envoy at Stockholm ; 28 Oct. 1691, 6 Feb. 169£. ff. 8, 9. 

4. Robert Sutton [afterwards K.B.]; Hague, 28 May, 1701. f. 14. 

5. William, Lord Pagett, Ambassador to the Porte; Pera, 3 June, 
22 July, 1701, Adrianople, 18 Jan. 170J. ff. 16, 18, 22. 

6. Richard Warre, Under Secretary of State; Hague, 4 Oct. 1701. 
f. 20. ' 

7. Charles Whitworth [Baron Whitworth 1721], Envoy at Ratisbon ; 
30 May 1702. f. 24. 

8. Sir Lambert Blackwell, Envoy at Florence; 16 July, 1702. f. 26. 

9. J[ohn] Ellis, Under Secretary of Stato; 3 Nov., 8 Dec. 1702. 
ff. 30, 32. 

10. Sir C[harles] Hedges, Secretary of State; 12 Jan., 2 Apr. 1703. 
ff. 34, 36. 

11. [Hon.] Alexander] Stanhope, Envoy at the Hague ; 1 Juno, 1703. 
f. 38. 

12. James Cressott, Resident at Hamburg ; Zell, 3 June, 1703. f. 40. 

13. H[et»ry] Davenant, Resident at Frankfort; 23,. 27 Oct. 1703, 
29 Sept. 1705. ff. 42, 44, 65. 

14. Adam Cardonnel, secretary to the Duke of Marlborough; Hague, 
2 Nov. 1703,22 Apr. 1704. ff. 46, 48. 

15. J[ohn] Clietwynd, Envoy at Turin, (a) to [Charles] Whitworth ; 

21 May, 19 Nov. 1704. ff. 50, 55;—(b) to G. Stepney; 14 Apr. 
1706. f. 78. 

16. George Tilson, secretary to Lord Ruby; Berlin, 23 Aug. 1704, 
26 May, 1705. ff. 52, 61. 

17. Robert Harley [Earl of Oxford 1711], Secretary of Stato; 
Whitehall, Sept. 1704. f. 54. 

18. E[dmund] Poley, Envoy at Hanover; 25 Dec. 1704.^ f. 57. 

19. [Charles Talbot, Duke of] Shrewsbury ; Romo, 17 Jan. 1705. f. 59. 

20. [Thomas Wentworth, Baron] Raby [Earl of Strafford 1711], 
Ambassador at Berlin; 26 May, 1705-27 Apr. 1706. ff. 62, 63, 79. 

21. E[manuel] Howe, Envoy at Hanover; 2, 6 Nov. 1705. ff. 67, 68. 

22. [Hugh] Broughton, Consul at Venice ; 19 Dec. 1705. f. 70. 

23. Henry Watkins; Hague, 22 Dec. 1705, Camp at Gramez, 

22 Sept. 1706. ff. 72, 83. 

24. James Vernon, Jun., Envoy at Copenhagen; 12 Jan. 1706. f. 74. 

25. [James] Dayrolle, Resident at the Hague; 15 Jan. 1706. Fr. 
f. 76. 

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26. Francis Moore ; “ Colledgedes Irlandois,” Prague, 16 Juno, 1706. 
f. 81. 

Taper; ff. 84. Small quarto. 

37408. Confirmation of arms by John Anstis, Garter, and Stephen 
Martin Leake, Clarenceux, Kings of Arms, to Thomas Lo Blanc, of 
Charter-House Square, co. Midd., and other descendants of David 
Le Blanc, of Rouen, grantee’s grandfather. Dat. 29 Oct. 27 Geo. II., 
1753. With signature and seals of Garter and Clarenceux. 
Enclosed is a pedigree from Robert Le Blanc, of Rouen, great¬ 
grandfather of David. 

Vellum rolls; 16 in. X 19 J in. and 18.^ in. x 9^ in. a.d. 1753. 
Illuminated, with arms of the King, Earl Marshal, and grantee. 
In a box covered with tooled leather (G.R. and crown, flour-de- 
lys, etc.). 

37409. “Istorio del Conclave ... di papa Alessandro VIII.,” etc.: 
anonymous relation of the conclave ending 6 Oct. 1689 in the 
election of Card. Pietro Ottoboni. Dedicated to Card. Pietro 
Ottoboni, the pope’s great-nephew and Secretary of State. In 
three parts. Dedication beg. “ Quest’ opera se non in dono,” 
Discorso a lettori, “ A colui che trattando,” and part i. (f. 29 b) 
“ Era succeduta dopo lungo.” Ends “nel Vaticano.” Dat. Romo, 
25 Dec. 1689. Another copy is in Add. MS. 8423, f. 132. 

Paper; If. 186. 12 in. x 8£ in. a.d. 1689. Red leather binding, 

tooled, with arms (on a bend, three crescents) of Manetti (of 
Florence), surmounted by a coronet. 

37410. Lf.tters (21) of David Livingstone to Edmund Gabriel, 
British Arbitrator (for the suppression of the slave trade) at St. 
Paul de Loanda, written during Livingstone’s return journey 
from Loanda to the Zambesi, with much information on the country 
and its products; 1 Oct. 1854-12 Aug. 1855. Holograph. 

Paper; ff. 108. Folio. 

37411-37413. Drawings, inartistically executed in indian ink, of the 
churches of Northamptonshire, by Gilbert Flesher, of Towcester, 
with notes in most cases of the patron, incumbent, valuations, etc.; 
12 April, 1807-16 Jan. 1812. Three volumes. Prefixed to each 
volume is a list of the parishes included, and appended to vol. iii. 
a list of parishes arranged under hundreds (ff. 115-122), a few 
letters ( ff. 123-128), and an alphabetical index to tho whole collec¬ 
tion,.made by Sir II. Dryden (ff. 130-140). The names of all the 
parishes are given in the Index to this catalogue. 

Paper; ff. 106, 99, 140. Largo folio. Presented by II. S. Smith- 
Heicsey Esq. 

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37414-37416. Wellesley Papers. Correspondence and papers of 
Richard Colley Wellesley, Earl of Mornington, afterwards Marquis 
Wellesley, supplementary to Add. MSS. 37274-37318, above. 
Three volumes. Quarto (vol. i.) and Folio. The names of the 
writers are given in the Index. Contents :— 

37414. Wellesley Papers. Vol. XLVI. (IT. 163). Correspon¬ 
dence of Royal persons with Lord Wellesley and Mary Anne, 
his second wife; 1797-1841, and undated. The chief writers 
aro George IV., William IV., and Queen Adelaide (to whom 
Lady Wellesley was Lady of the Bedchamber), but several 
other English princes are among them. 

37415. Wellesley Papers. Vol. XLVII. (ff. 291). Correspon¬ 
dence of Lord Wellesley with his brothers, Arthur, Duke of 
Wellington, 1806—1842, and (f. 172) Henry, Baron Cowley, 
1803—1841 and undated. 

37416. Wellesley Papers. Vol. XLVIII. (ff. 386). 

1. Correspondence of Lord Wellesley with other members of his 
family, including his mother. Anno, Countess of Momington, 
his brother, William Wellesley-Pole, Baron Maryborough, 
and his second wife, Mary Anno Patterson, and with other 
persons, including Henry Addington, Speaker of the Houso 
of Commons [Viscount Sidmouth 1805], together with a few 
lotters to Alfred Montgomery ; 1781-1842, and undated, f. 1. 
Included also aro letters from (a) [Robert Dundas Duncan- 
Haldane, Earl of] Camperdown, to Lord Brougham ; 22 Oct. 
1848. f. 290;—(b) Henry Goulburn to A. Montgomery; 
31 Mar. 1855. f. 292. 

2. Papers, viz.:—(a) Extracts from records relating to the 
Wellesley family, f. 335;—(b) Autobiographical fragment, 
typewritten from a MS. original now destroyed, on Wellesley’s 
experiences at school at Harrow, f. 341 ;—(c) Royal licence 
to Wellesley to wear a Turkish order; 16 Nov. 1805. f. 351 ; 
—(d) Opinion by William Garrow on libels on Wellesley ; 
12 June, 1807. f. 353;—(e) Memorandum for ministers on 
the prosecution of the war, dated Downing St., 13 Aug. 1809. 
By William Huskisson (r. f. 107). With autograph corrections, 
f. 355;—(f) Note on the resignation of Charles Grey, Earl 
Grey; [July, 1834]. f. 369 ;—(g) Copy of Wellesleys will; 
1835. f. 371 ;—(h) Draft letter of Wellesley to [John Wilson 
Croker?] on reminiscences of William Pitt; 22 Nov. 1836. 
f. 373;—(i) Noto by Ernest Law on materials for W ellesley’s 
biography, Sept. 1906. f. 385. 

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37417. “ Sanciio Panza on su govierno. Pieza in 1 acto. Copiada en 
Valencia a 22 do Nobiembre, 1813”: an anonymous comedy in 
two parts, in Spanish verse. 

Paper; ff. i. + 52. in. x of in. a.d. 1813. Bookplate of Hen ry 
Spencer Ashbee, 1893. Transferred from the Department of Printed 
Books (Ashbee Bequest). 

37418. Memoirs of Toussaint Ambroise Talour de la Cartrie, Comto 
do la Villeniero, an officer in tbe Royalist army of La Vendee in 
1793-1794 : an English translation made about 1800 from a French 
original now lost. The writer, born 25 Jan. 1743, after a short 
account of himself and his family, describes liis campaign between 
the R. Loire and Avranches under the Vendean Generals D’Elbee, 
Larochejaquelein, D’Autichamp and Stofflet, until their overthrow 
at Le Mans, 11-19 Dec. 1793 (ff. 3-25), his hiding in the woods 
and adventurous escape across the frontier, 27 Apr. 1794(ff. 2(5-72), 
his wanderings through Holland to London, his share in the 
disastrous expedition to Quiberon, and his final settlement as 
gardener to Mr. James Dott, of Itchon Ferry, near Southampton, 
till 1800, when he applied for leave to return to France, at which 
point the memoirs end (ff. 73—87). The translator, who seems to 
have known Count de Cartrie (as he was called in England) 
intimately at Itchen, has added notes on ff. 1, 87, and, by way of 
introduction, an abstract (ff. 88-92) of tho Memoirs, published 
1796, of Louis Mario Turreau, Republican Commander-in-Chief of 
the Western Army (in La Vendee). 

Published under the title, Memoirs of the Count de Cartrie , by 
John Lane, 1906, with an introduction by Frederic Masson, and 
appendices and notes by Pierre Amedee Pichot. Seven letters 
from the latter to the publisher, 15 Nov. 1904-22 Jan. 1906, are 
inserted at ff. 93-110 (see ed. pp. vii.-xxii.). 

Paper; ff. 110. 9 in. X 7} in. Originally bound in vellum covers. 

Belonged to Isaac Latimer, editor of the Western Daily Mercury , 
Miss Frances Latimer, his daughter, and Andrew Iredale, book¬ 
seller, of Torquay (od. pp. v., xxvi.). Presented by John Lane, Esq. 

37419. Diary of Adam Winthrop, of Groton Manor, co. Suffolk, 
father of John Winthrop, Governor of Massachusetts ; 1592-1610. 
With loose papers of 1560 and 1623. Ff. 2-18 are headed by Scrip- 
turo quotations, but chiefly contain accompts, rentals, etc., as do 
also ff. 42-69. The diary proper (f. 19) begins with 1595, and 
records family visits, births, marriages and deaths, attendances 
at manor courts and assizes, journeys to Cambridge and London, 
land transactions, etc. Included are references to the writer’s 
Auditorship of Trinity Collego, Cambridge, 1594 to 1609 (ff. 33 b, 

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401), 50) ; to loans of books named (ff. 2, 22 b); to his son John’s 
admission to Trinity College (f. 20), marriage to Mary Forth 
(f. 32), and birth of his son John (f. 33 b); and to proceedings 
against “my cosyn Alibaster ” for “popery” (ff. 22, 23 b, 28 b, 
30 b, 45). References to public events include the death in the 
Tower of Philip, Earl of Arundel,. 1595 (f. 19 b); the death of 

Q. Elizabeth, and the accession, progress and coronation of James I. 
(ff. 26-27); Proclamations against Elizabeth’s grants of monopolies, 
against profaning the Sabbath by interludes, bull-baiting and 
other games (f. 27 b), and for adopting tho name of “ Great 
Britain ” (f. 31 b), etc. Tho diary was bound in a cover made of 
two vellum folio leaves (ff. 1, 70) from an Antiphonal (14-15 cent.), 
containing part of the Epiphany service. Extracts wore printed 
by Robert Charles Winthrop, of Boston, U.S.A., a descendant, in 
the Life and Letters of John Winthrop , Boston, vol. i. 

At the end are letters (a) from R. C. Winthrop, junior, to J. J. 
Muskett, to whom the diary was entrusted by him for editing, 
expressing his wish that, if ho predeceased the latter, it should go 
to the British Museum; Boston, U.S., 3 Feb. 1899. f. 79;—(b) 
from J. J. Muskett to the Keeper of MSS. on the same subject; 
S. Tottenham, 3 Oct. 1906. f. 81. 

Paper; ff. 82. Small folio (originally 7^ in. x 5^ in.). Bequeathed 
by Iiobert Charles Winthrop, of Boston, U.S.A. 

37420. Coloured map and description of the lands of Richard Bridger, 
esquire, in Warminghurst, co. Sussex, showing the area and name 
of each field, the names of tho tenants and of tho neighbouring 
landowners, particulars of fences, footpaths, horse-roads, etc.; 
measured and described by Francis Hill, of Canterbury, in 1707. 
With an ornamental border, and a coloured shield of arms of 

R. Bridger, impaling those of his wifo Elizabeth, dau. of John 
Alford, of Offington, co. Suss., with other ornamental designs. 
Vellum Roll; 5 ft. 6 in. x 2 ft. 2 in. 

37421. Miniature by Jean Fouquot, from the Book of Hours of 
Etienne Chevalier (d. 1474), other remains of which aro in tho 
Mu6eo Condo at Chantilly (see Chantilly , Le Cabinet des IAvrcs , 
Manuscrits, 1900, i., p. 75, no. 71). It represents David kneeling 
in penitence before tho Almighty, who is seated in tho clouds, 
encircled by cherubim. In tho background is tho sea, with rocks 
and ships, and on the right a castlo, under which is a troop of 
men-at-arms. In the foreground on each side is a corpse lying at 
tho edge of a chasm in the earth, within which devils aro torturing 
souls. At tho foot of tho page aro tho opening words of Ps. xxxvii. 
“ Domino, no in furore,” in gold capitals on a blue ground, with 
the monogram of Etionnc Chevalier. 

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Vellum leaf, in. X 6£ in., tho actual miniature 5J in. X 4J in. 
Circ. 1400-1470. Formerly belonged to Samuel Rogers. Trans¬ 
ferred from the Department of Prints and Drawings. 

37422, 37423. Letters from Comte Adolphe de C’ircourt to Henry 
Reeve, then directing tho foreign policy of The Times ; 4 Dec. 
1849-31 Dec. 1853. Two volumes, vol i. ending 30 Dec. 1851. 
Tho letters are in English and deal minutely with French and 
general European politics. For an appreciation of their value 
by Lord Clarendon, Minister for Foreign Affairs, sco Laughton’s 
Memoirs of H. Peeve, 1898, i. p. 207. 

Paper; ff. 393, 407. Quarto. 

37424. “Palestine,” oratorio by Dr. William Crotch: additional 
drum and organ parts composed for a revival of tho work about 
1830. Autograph. Cf. Add. MSS. 30390, 30391. 

Paper; ff. 24. Quarto. Belonged to Mrs. Bullachy, of Headington, 
near Oxford, and after her death, in 1884, to J. W. Taphouso. 

37425. A-M. Miscellaneous original letters, etc. 

A. Nino letters from Benjamin Disraeli [Earl of Beaconsfiold 187G], 
to his sister Sarah, on literary, social, and political subjects; 
[10 Feb. 18393—3 Mar. 1845. Signed “ D.” Most of the letters 
were printed by his brother Ralph in Lord BeaconsfieUVs Letters, 
1830-1852 [1887]. ff. 1-27. 

B. Eight leaves of a play in Latin verse, in three acts, of which tho 
characters are Dionysius Areopagita, Hiorothous [Bishop of 
Athens], and Timotheus, Ephesiorum Episcopus (d. a.d. 97), with 
prologue, epilogue, angels’ songs, etc. The prologue begins: 
“ Deurn beatus perpetiw qui contueor ” ; and tho play, “ Longum 
quidem sed nil tamen molestum iter.” Taken from tho binding of 
a book printed at Kempten in Bavaria in 1G72. Paper; small 
quarto, xvn. cent. ff. 28—35. 

Transferred from the Department of Printed Books. 

C. Letter from Honore de Balzac to Auguste [Borget], with a 
reference to his novel Pere Goriot and particulars of his mode of 
life and the influence upon him of Mme. de Berny: “e’etait pour 
elle que j’etais ainoureux de gloire, avide d’honneur et ambitieux. 
Elle n’a jamais su tout co qu’elle etait pour moi, et maintenant lo 
lui dire ce serait la tuer. Elle ne supports pas l’emotion que lui 
causo une belle pago de moi—l’agonie do Pere Goriot, le dernier 
rameau mis au laurier, a failli lui donner une funeste crise ”; 
[Mar. 1835]. Holograph. Fr. f. 36. Accompanied (f. 40) by a 
letter relating to it from [Alfred Charles Joseph] Vicomte do 
Spoelberch de Lavenjoul; Royat, 16 June, 1906. 

D. 1. Dispatch of Capt. William Fenner to the Lord Iligh Admiral 
[Charles, Lord Howard of Effingham], or, in his absence, to Sir 

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Francis Drake, reporting that, sailing from Dover on the 19 th 
[Aug.], he arrived off “ New Haven Roade [sc. Havre le Grace] on 
the 21st ” and “ discovered therein ryding a greato Spaniarde ”... 
who “ came from the Hoggs [»c. La Hogue] into that roade six dayes 
l>efore, purposingo to recover Dunkercke if he mighte,” etc.; 
St. Ellins [St. Helen’s, I. of Wight], 25 Aug. 1588. Unsigned, 
f. 42. The vessel which Capt. Fenner [of the “ Aid ”] in company 
with “ Capten Ryraan ” [George Raymond, of the “ Elizabeth Bona- 
venturo ”] and “Capten Bakar” [Christopher Baker, of the “Fore¬ 
sight ”] had been sent to locate was doubtless the “ Santa Anna,” 
the flagship of the Biscay fleet, which had been separated from the 
Armada and had taken refuge in the roads of Havre ( Cal. of State 
Papers , Spanish , 1587-1603, and J. S. Corbett’s Drake and the 
Tudor Navy , 1899, ii. pp. 28, 150). At the foot and on the back 
are notes by [Henry Katcliffe, Earl of] Sussex [Lord Lieutenant of 
co. Southampton], Portsmouth, 25 Aug., that he had received this 
letter from Fenner and now sent it on to the L. Admiral, “ hast, 
hast, post haste for lyfe.” 

2. Draft, for the King’s sanction, of an order respecting the course to 
l)e “ taken and observed for y® settling the militia in y® kingdom 
of Scotland (if it be doeired) as we have consented to for the 
kingdom of England,” the words underlined being altered by a 
marginal note in tho King’s hand to “as shall be agreed on and 
sotled,” with a further note by him at the end, “ For the rest take 
heed to mend the Magnificat,” a proverbial expression meaning “ Do 
not meddle in matters too great for you ” ; [1642], Endorsed by 
Sir E. Nicholas, Secretary of State, “ Tho contents of a proposicion 
resolved to be delivered in on Monday morning.” f. 44. 

3. Draft by Sir Edward Hyde, Lord Chancellor [Earl of Clarendon 
1661], of a letter from Charles II. to the House of Lords enclosing 
his Declaration, which will show “ how greate a trust wee repose 
in you for the procuringe and establishinge a blessed peace and 
seourity for tho Kingdome,” etc.; “Given at our Court at Breda 
the A prill, 1660.” f. 45. 

4. “ A particular of the oharge of 7213 horso ycaroly in 62 Troops... 
heerein proportioned uppon the counties, etc., in England and 
Wales according to tho rates which they paide monthly towards 
tho assess of 70,000" a month”; [? circ. 1660]. Endorsed by 
Lord Clarendon, “ Estimate of the Army.” f. 47. 

5. “ Pradudium,” consisting of a dialogue between Gentleman, 
11 istrio, Captain, Lover, and two Rovers, beginning : “Gent. IIo, 
histrio, I thought a presso had swallowed you all,” and having the 
following passage: 

Gont. . . . What play have you to-day ? 

llist. Ono newly reviv’d, the “ Hungry Courtier.” 

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Endorsed by Lord Clarendou “ T. Randall [? Thomas Randolph, 
d. 1635] after y® last Plague.” Neither the prelude nor the play is 
in Randolph’s Collected Works., ed. W. C. Hazlitt, 1875. f. 54. 

6. Report by a commander of one of the ships in the Duko of 
York’s squadron of his movements in the battle of Lowestoft, 
3 June, 1665: “I made saile and came under y e Duke’s sterne. 
Sir Wm. Pen waved me to leeward, and there I lay uppon y e 
Duke’s quarter when Updam was comming and Blew up ; then wo 
tacked to get into our station againe, still being a Head of y® Duke, 
where I passed a Broadeside intoy°Orania untill such time as slice 
strooke to S r John Lawson,” etc. f. 56. 

7. Joint-letter from [Gen. William Cadogan, Earl] Cadogan, and 
[Sir] C[harles] Whitworth, Plenipotentiaries at the llaguo, to 
Adm. Sir John Norris on the subjects of trade to the Baltic, the 
adherence of the States General to the Quadruple Alliance, etc.; 
Hague, -Jrfcftt 1718. (For copies of Sir J. Norris’s letter, to which 
this is an answer, of the present letter, and of the Instructions 
referred to, v. Add. MS. 37368, ff. 263, 329, 330). f. 58. 

8. Letter from L[aurent] Lo Cointrc, Deputy of the National Con¬ 
vention, to his “ colleguo ” [Andre] Dumont, asking for a report on 
“Citoyen Ringaud, ex-ebanoino de Pontoise”; “ 26 Vindemiairo ” 
[? 17 Oct. 1792]. f. 60. 

9. Letter from General Emmanuel Grouchy, Governor of Madrid, 
to [Prince Murat?], giving an official account of the insurrection 
at Madrid of 2 May against tho French occupation; Madrid, 
3 May, 1808. Fr. Signed, f. 62. 

10. Letter from [Hugues Alexandre, Baron] Mounier, General do 
Brigade, etc., to [Henri Jacqnes Clarke] Due do Foltre, Miuistre do 
la Guerre, requesting “ lettres de service”; Louvain, 23 Sept. 
1810. f. 64. 

11. Letter from [Marie] V[ictor do Fay, Marquis do] Latour- 
Maubourg, “General do Division commandant la cavalerie,” to 
Marshal Soult, commander-in-chicf, giving his report of tho battle 
of Albuera, fought 16 May; Usagro, 27 May, 1811. Signed. With 
an English translation, ff. 65, 69. 

E. 1. Orders and letters of Lord Collingwood, Commandor-in-Chief 
of the Mediterranean Fleet, as follows:—(a) Order for Rcar-Adm. 
Sir W. Sidney Smith, on measures for tho defcnco of Sicily ; Cadiz, 
26 Mar. 1806. Copy. f. 73;—(b) Order for Capt. Benjamin 
Hallowoll, of the “ Tigro ” ; Cadiz, 2 Jan. 1807. Signed, f. 75 ;— 
(c) Letter to Roar-Adm. Sir Thomas Lucius Bertie; “Ocean,” 
6 Mar. 1807. f. 77 ;—(d) Letters to Capt. B. Hallowoll; “ Ocean,” 
11 June, 1807-28 Jan. 1809, and “ Yille de Paris, Sunday, 18th” 
[cithor 18 June, 1809, or 18 Feb. 1810]. ff. 79-85, 93, 96;— 
(o) Lottor to-; “Ocean at Tenedos,” 16 Sept. 1807. f. 89;— 

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(f) “Orilor of Battle and Vanes,” with names of captains, etc.; 
“ off Toulon,” 12 Dec. 1808. Signed, f. 91;—(g) “ Order of Battle 
in two columns ”; “ Ville do Paris,” 4 Jan. 1810. f. 95. 

2. Nino letters from Sir Walter Scott, Bart., to Anna Soward, of 
Lichfield, the poetess, containing many allusions to his Border 
Minstrelsy , Marmion , etc., and to Wordsworth, Southey, Hogg, 
Garrick, Mrs. Siddons, and others, his impressions on a visit to 
Oxford, his views on Ossian and his translators, etc.; 30 Nov. 
1802-[1808]. Holograph. Fivo are imperfect at the end. Four 
have been printed in Familiar letters of Sir Walter Scott , Edin¬ 
burgh, 1894; and for the othor side of the correspondence see 
Letters of Anna Setcard, Edinburgh, 1811. IF. 97-115. 

F. l*ass-words for the Court and the City for each day in the 
months of July, 1812, and Nov. 1820, the former signed by George, 
Prince lb-gent, and tho latter by tho samo as Gcorgo IV. The 
word in each case is tho name of a town or village. Mounted on 
caidboard. fif. 117, 118. 

Presented by U.M. the King. 

G. Letters from (1) John Sartorius, jun., animal painter, to -; 

14 Dec. 1802. f. 119;—(2) J[ohn] F[rancis] Sartorius, animal 

painter, to-; April, 1828. f. 120. 

Presented by Mr. E. E. Leggatt, Printseller. 

II. Three letters from John Ilenry Newman [Cardinal 1879] to 
J[ames] Lewis, of Clifton, Bristol, relating to a quotation by New¬ 
man in his Letter to the Duke of Norfolk, 1875, from Card. Giovanni 

Soglia’s Institutioncs juris publiei cccleeiastiei on the claim of tho 

Church of Rome to coercivo power, etc.; Tho Oratory, Birmingham, 

4, 11, 19 July, 1877. Holograph ; the signature missing from the 

last letter, f. 121. 

I. 1. Letter from Col. John Disbrowe to-Bowes; 4 Juno, 1655. 

f. 133. 

2. Letter from Captain James Cook, the navigator, to -, on 

the condition of his ship “ Resolution,” in which ho sailed nine 
days after to explore tho Pacific; “ Resolution,” Plymouth Sound, 
4 July, 1772. f. 134. 

K. Music, with words, of tho Russian National Anthem (composed 
in 1833) in tho autograph of the composer, A[lexis] do Lwoff; 
19 Feb. 1858. A note states that it was presented by him to 
S[tephen] G— Ilatherly, Mus. Bac., Oxon. f. 135. 

L. 1. Nino newsletters from London addressed to Charles Whitworth 
[Baron Whitworth 1721], Plenipotentiary at tho Hague; Sept. 
1719-9 Mar. 17£g. ff. 136-148. 

2. Fragments of accorapts relating to property of the Wyndham 
family in Cowbridge, co. Glam., and in Milton aud Blackford, 
co. Som.; 1709—1715. ff. 149—155. 

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M. 1. Letter from Napoleon Buonaparte, as First Consul, to tlio 
Minister of War, requesting him to instruct tho General com¬ 
manding at Strassburg “ quo les soldats aient leui s cinq nuits do 
repos,” etc.; Paris, 22 Pluvioso, an 11 [11 Feb. 1803]. Signed. 
f. 150. 

2. Order of Yice-Adm. Sir W[illiam] Sidney Smith to Lieut. 
[H- C—] Pemborton to take charge of “ L’Aiglo,” a prize, and 
proceed to Port Mahon ; “ on hoard H.M. Hibernia at sea,” 8 Juno, 
1813. Signed, f. 157. 

3. Envelope addressed and franked by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of 
Wellington, to “ Miss Arbuthnot”; 4 Fob. 1835 (postmark), f. 158. 
Presented by Rev. John Charles Elgood. 

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37426-37440. Collections relating to church bolls, chiefly in Suffolk 
and Cambiidgcshiro, hy Johu Janies Raven, D.D., hou. canon of 
Norwich, vicar of Fressingfield, co. Suff. 

37426-37428. Rubbings of inscriptions on bolls: 148 rolls, 
arranged in three boxes as follows. The names of all places 
are given in the Index. 

37426. 1. oo. Bedf. Littlo Slaughton. 

2. co. Berks. Waltham St. 


3. co. Bucks. Hambledcn. 

4-25. co. Camb. Twenty - two 


26. co. Cumb. Eskdale. 

27,28. co. Essex. Maldon (a 
mortar) and Takelcy. 

29. co. lleref. Wool hope. 

30. co. Kent, llartlip. 

31. co. Norf. Norwich (St. 

Martin at Oak). 

32. co. Northt. Cranford St. 


33-38. co. Notts. Harworth, 

Kirklington, Mattcrsey, Rol- 
lebton, Scrooby, and Sutton 
cum Lonnd. 

37429, 37430. Interleaved copies, with additions, of Dr. Raven’s 
printed works, Church Bells of Cambridgeshire , second edition, 
1881, and Church Bells of Suffolk , proof sheets, 1890. 

Ff. 205, 256. Folio and Largo octavo. 

37431. Church Bells of Norfolk , by John L’Estrange, 1874. 
The printed work, with marginal and other additions by the 
Rev. J. J. Raven. 

Ff. 164. Quarto. 

37426. 39. co. Oxon. Bloxham. 

40. co. Som. Loxtou. 

41. co. Southt. Christchurch. 

37427. 1-51. oo.Suff. Ampton-Ixworth. 

37428. 1-44. co.Suff. Kusgravo-Wrut¬ 

ting (Little). 

45. co. Surrey. Limpefield. 

46-48. co. Warw. Bulkington, 
Coventry (St. John) aud 
Monks’ Kirby. 

49-51. co. Wilts. Broad Chalk, 
Chitterne and Heytcsbury. 

52, 53. co. York. West Witton, 
and unidentified. 

54. Wales. Llaucngan, co. 

55, 56. Unidentified. 

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37432-37439. Note-books on bells and boll-founding. Eight 
volumes, lettered A-II. A-E havo indexes. A few rubbiugs 
are included, pasted down. 

Ff. 185, 211, 147, 188, 56, 71, 179, 156. 9 in. X 7£ in., except 
E (10 in. X 8 in.) and F (11^ in. X 9 in.). 


37440. Correspondence of Rev. J. J. Raven relating to church- 
bells; 1852-1906. Prefixed aro a fow original memoranda 
relating to tells in Suffolk, with occasionally a littlo moro 
information that* is contained in the printed work. 

Ff. 566. Small folio. 

37441, 37442. Rubbings of church-bell inscriptions in Huntingdon¬ 
shire, used, but not reproduced, in Church Bells of Huntingdonshire , 
by the Rev. Theodore Montague Nugent Owen, 1899: 68 rolls in 
two boxes, arranged alphabetically, viz. 37441, nos. 1-34, A-L; 
37442, nos. 1-34, L-W. The names of the places are given in the 

37443-37445. Rubbings of church-boll inscriptions in Dorsetshire: 
135 rolls in three boxes, arranged alphabetically, viz. 37443, 
nos. 1-40, A-D; 37444, nos. 1-45, E-M; 37445, nos. 1-50, N-Y. 
The names of the places are given in the Index. 

Presented by H. B. Walters , Esq. 

37446. “ A valuation of the parish of East Bedfont, Middlesex, 1815, 
by Thomas Denton ”; with lists of proprietors and occupiers. 
Signed, and dated Staines, 5 June, 1885. With a note on f. i. by 
C. Davies Sherborn, 2 Fob. 1907, on the descent of lauds held at 
that date by William Sherborn. 

Paper; ff. i -f 25. Folio. Presented by C. Davies Sherborn , Esq. 

37447. “ Hardwicke Pedigrees, shewing the descent of the 
Hardwickos of Southfield Grange [co. York] from before the 
Norman Conquest to the end of the year 1906; by Herbert 
Junius Hardwicke, M.D.” With an explanatory preface, dated 
St. Leonards, 11 Dec. 1906. 

Paper; ff. 50. Presented by the compiler. 

37448-37471. Journals, correspondence and other papers of Joseph 
Hekekyan Bey, an Armenian in the Egyptian service, 1829-1874, 
including records and sketches of archaeological excavations in 
Egypt. Hekekyan was born circ. 1807, the son of a translator in 
the service of Mehcmet Ali, who paid for his education in England, 
at Stonyhurst College and elsewhere, and his training in engineer¬ 
ing and manufactures, 1818-1830. On his arrival in Egypt he was 
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search for coal, etc. In 1847 ho was obliged to go to Vienna for 
cure of ophthalmia, and was present there at the troubles of 
October 1848. lieturning to Egypt in 1849 ho was made 
President of the Board of Health, but soon afterwards Abbas 
Pasha placed him on quarter-pay, and from that time he was 
chiefly engaged in excavations made at the instance of Leonard 
Horner. lie wrote (London, privately printed, 1863) A Treatise on 
the Chronology of Siriadic Monuments. Twenty-four volumes.. Pre¬ 
sented by Tito Hekekyan Pasha. 

37448-37454. IKkekyan Papers. Vols. I.-VIII. Journals, 
including an autobiographical sketch of his early years and 
intermingled in the later period with records of excavations. 
Illustrated by sketches. Contents :— 

37448. Vol. I. (ff. 436). Rough notes and sketches, 25 Apr.- 
8 May, 1829; and (f. 26) Journal in England, July, 1829- 
Jan. 1830. Followed (f. 162 b) by an autobiography, written 
on the voyage to Egypt, July—Sept. 1830, and journal of the 
voyage, and (f. 296) note-book journals in Egypt, 29 Aug. 
1840-23 Aug. 1841. Small quarto. 

37449. Vol. II. (ff. 597). Journals continued, Oct. 1841— 
8 Apr. 1844 (ff. 2b-316); 9-16 Apr. 1844 (ff. 500 b-494 b, 
reversing the volume); 3 May, 1844-11 Oct. 1844 (ff. 323- 
494 b). Followed by some field note-books, 22 Shawal- 
5 Zilkade 1257 [6-20 Doc. 1841] (f. 504), and 12 Mar.-30 Apr. 
1844 (f. 527). Quarto. 

37450. Vol. III. (ff. 397). Journals continued, 18 Shawal, 
1260 [31 Oct. 1844]-13 Moharrain, 1267 [16 Nov. 1850] (but 
see also next volume), and some scraps of uncertain date. 

37451. Vol. IV. (ff. 72). Journals, 6 Feb.-14 Apr. 1846. Octavo. 

37452. Vol. V. (ff. 497). Journals continued, combined with 
records of archaeological and geological excavation, viz.:— 
(a) Journal, 22 Feb.-16 Aug. 1851. f. 1 ;—(b) Journal of 
excavations, 10 May-4 June, 1853, in German, kept by Baron 

-d’Erben, acting as assistant to Hekekyan Bey. f. 106 ;— 

(c) Remarks on Egyptian and desert topography in general, 
f. 174;—(d) Detailed description of excavations in 1852 and 
1854. f. 198;—(e) Journal of excavations, 15 Apr.-26 July, 
1854. f. 34 b. Folio. 

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37453. Vol. VI. (flf. 209). Journals continued, viz.:—(a) 
Journal of excavations, supplementary to the preceding, 
17 Apr.-17 July, 1854. f. 2b;—(b) Observations on the 
results, written apparently June-Oct. 1855. f. 72 b;—(c) 
Materials for a memoir on the Koda niloscopo and its 
nilometric column, with additions dated in 185C. f. 141. 

37454. Vol. VII. (ff. 394''. Field note-books and sketch-books, 
viz. :—(a) Sketch-book, Apr. 1854—Oct. 1855. f. 1 ;—(b) 
Note-books, 16 June-31 Aug. 1854. f. 34;—(c) Note-books, 
7 Oct.—20 Dec. 1854. f. 175;—(d) Journal, 1 July-4 Nov. 
1854. f. 357. Folio. 

37455. Vol. VIII. (ff. G87). General account of excavations in 
1852-1854, partly a fair-copy of matter contained in 37452, 
37453, but re-written at a later date. Quarto. 

37456. Vol. IX. (ff. 158). Journals, 1862, viz. :—(a) Journal of 
travel up the Nile in Feb. 1862, by Ohannes Tito Flekekyan, 
son of Hekekyan Bey. French, f. 1 ;—(b) Sketch-book of tho 
same journey, f. 26 b;—(c) Journal of visit to England, 
16 May-22 Oct. 1862. f. 68. Quarto. 

37457. Vol. X. (ff. 65). Sketches of antiquities excavated, etc., 
1854 and n. d.; followed (f. 37) by tables of Nile-lovols, etc. 
Oblong quarto. 

37458. Vol. XI. (ff. 105). Drawings (somo in colours), plans 
and tables of Egyptian antiquities and excavations. Folio. 

37459. Vol. XII. (ff. 779). Correspondence of Ilekekyan Boy 
with Leonard Horner and others on the subject of his 
excavations; 1851-1864. Folio. 

37460. Vol. XIII. (ff. 235). Letter-book, on tho same subject; 
1851-1854. Folio. 

37461-37463. Vols. XIV.-XVI. General correspondence in 
Western languages. Three volumes. Vol. XIV. (ff. 493), 
1S21-1844. Vol. XV. (ff. 661), 1845-1857. Vol. XVI. 
(ff. 568), 1858—1874, and undated. The names of tho writers 
are given in tho Index. Folio. 

37464. Vol. XVII. (ff. 220). Tables of levels, borings and 
other geological data, in Arabic ; 1851-1854. Folio. 

37465. Vol. XVIII. (ff. 100). Miscellaneous official correspon¬ 
dence and papers, in Turkish and Arabic , 1836-1868, chiefly 
supplementing 37461—37463. Folio. 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37466-37471. 

37466. Vol. XIX. (ff. 179). Miscellaneous state-papers and 
reports relating to Egyptian affairs, circ. 1838—1849, etc., 
chiefly in French , including:— 

1. Capitulations governing the relations of Turkey with France 
and other powers; n. d. [post 1818]. f. 1. 

2. Regulations of the French ministry of war for a school, “ 6colo 
d’application du corps royal d’et&t-major ”; 24 Nov. 1828. f. 25. 

3. Reports on minerals, etc., in the Soudan, viz.;—(a) by- 

Rasseger, ingenieur; Resserres [Roseires, on the Blue Nile], 

20 Feb. 1838. f. 39;—(b) - Boreani, on auriferous sands 

in Dar Berta, with note dated 13 Gemraad awel, 1254 [circ. 
4 Aug. 1838]. f. 43;—(c) Charles Lambert; Fasangourou, 
2 Feb. 1839. Countersigned by Gaetani Bey and other 

commissioners. f. 64;—(d)-d’Arnaud, ingenieur, on 

gold-washing apparatus, magazines, etc.; 21, 22 May, 1839. 
ff. 74, 76. 

4. Report to the Viceroy by Jules Poulain “sur la filature et 
lo tissago du coton,” marked “de la part d’Artin Bey pour 
l’instruction de M. Hekekien Bey”; n. d. [circ. 1843]. f. 78. 

5. “ Note statistiche relative alia provincia Dahahlie [in the 
Delta] raccolto dal Dottor Autonio Colucci nell’ anno 1262 
[1845-1846].” Ital. f. 95. 

6. Report by Ilekekyan Bey on the education of young 
Egyptian officers in Paris; 21 Mar. 1849. Preceded by other 
papers on the same subject, f. 107. 

7. Report by F— Clery to Artin Bey, minister of foreign affairs, 
on means of transit in Egypt; n. d. f. 171. 

8. “ Traduction du discours qu’a eu lieu entre S. E. l’Emir 
Bechir el Chehabe et les Druzes de la montagne do Liban ”; 
n. d. f. 176. 


37467-37469. Vols. XX.—XXII. Note-books, written probably 
circ. 1868-1872, fair copied, numbered i-x, of chronological 
data and remarks. Three volumes. Vol. XX. (ff. 353) 
comprises nos. i-iv, Vol. XXI. (f. 252) nos. v-vii, Vol. XXII. 
(ff. 349) nos. viii-x. 

Large octavo. 

37470, 37471. Vols. XXIII., XXIV. Three Treatises or drafts 
of a treatise on “ Geochronology,” or a system of Egyptian and 
Biblical chronology based on a theoretical relation of the 
Egyptian cubit to the secular variations of surface-level in 
Egypt. Vol. XXIII. (ff. 790) contains two treatises, the 
second beginning at f. 238, and Vol. XXIV. (ff. 205) a third. 
Quarto and Folio. 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37472, 37473. 


37472. Miniatures, mostly enclosed within initials, cut from various 
manuscripts, viz.:— 

1. Leaf with twelve miniatures on each side, of English stylo, about 
3 in. square, within narrow gold borders, separated by bands of 
colour. The subjects, on blue, green and dull yellow grounds, 
illustrate the Life of Christ from the Appearance of the Angels to 
the Shepherds down to the Healing of Jairus’ daughter, the second 
and last five miniatures on the reverse being divided horizontally 
into two compartments. The leaf was probably one of a series 
illustrating Bible history which were prefixed to a Psalter, ns in a 
MS. at Paris (c/. H. Omont,. Psautier IllustrS: reproduction des 107 
miniatures du MS. latin 8846 dc la Bill. Nationale, plates .5-7). For 
a plate see Reproductions from IUum. MSS. in the Brit. Mas., Ser. III., 
1908, pL xi. Another leaf from the same series is in the Victoria 
and Albert Museum (MS. 661). Vellum; 16 in. X Ilf in. 12th cent. 

2. Two scenes from the Creation, the Creator being represented 
with two faces, one that of the Father and the other that of tho 
Son; in a coloured initial I on a gold ground from an Italian MS. 
Vellum ; ]0j| in. X 3J in. Early 15th cent. 

3. Italian miniature of a grey-bearded saint in white monkish garb 
(St. Bernard ?), seated under a canopy and holding a book, w’ith two 
saints standing on either side of him, one a bishop (St. Norbeit?), 
the other three, who hold books, being monks, two in white and 
one in grey ; in a floreated initial O on a gold ground within a 
rectangular border. Vellum; 11$ in. x 11; in. Early 15th cent. 

4. Italian miniature of a crowned figure kneeling before the Saviour, 
who is giving him, or receiving from him, two books; on a gold 
ground within a floreated initial O (?). Attributed on tho mount 
to Fra Benedetto da Mugello (d. 1448), brother of Fra Angelico. 
Vellum; 11 in. x 4^ in. 15th cent. 

5. Italian miniature of an acolyte with holy-water and asperging 
brush ; in a foliated initial A on a gold ground. Vellum ; 4| in. 
X 4£ in. 15th cent. 

6. Six small French miniatures within initials, the subjects being 
(1) the Circumcision, (2) tho Ascension, (3) the Trinity, (4) tho 
Assumption of the Virgin, (5, 6) All Saints. Vellum; about 
2£ in. x 2| in. Middle of 15th cent. 

7. French miniature of the death of tho Virgin, of poor execution. 
Vellum ; 3 in. x 2f in. Late 15th cent. 

Transferred from the Department of Prints and Drawings. 

37473. Two miniatures, by an Italian artist, cut from a MS. of 
Gratian’s Decretum, illustrating the owning of Causa xiv and 
Causa xxviii respectively. 

Vellum; ff. 2. 3 in. x 3} in. and 2| in. x 3f in. xiv. cent. 

mss. 1907. E 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37474-37483. 

37474-37481. Miscellaneous papers relating to manors and lands in 
Warwickshire and Middlesex belonging to the family of Newdigate, 
of Arbury,co. Warwick; 16th-19thcentt. Eight volumes. Folio. 
Presented by the liev. James JIarvcy Bloom, rector of Whitchurch , 
co. Warwick. 

37474-37477. Vols. I.—TV. Deeds, settlements, wills, abstracts 

of title, law-cases, briefs, depositions, etc., relating to the 
manors of Long Itehington and Balsall, co. Warwick, 
originally in the possession of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, 
and after his death the subject of many lawsuits by Letti' O 
his widow, the children of Sir Robert Dudley his son, tho 
Sidney family, and others, till their acquisition in accordanco 
with a decree of Chancery in 1003 by Richard Newdigate, 
serjeant-at-law [cr. Baronet 1077]. Four volumes. Vol. I. 
(ff. 389), 1076-1054. Vol. II. (ff. 314), 1055-1071. Vol. III. 
(ff. 370), 1674-1095. Vol. IV. (tf. 453), 1090-1823. 

37478. Vol. V. (ff. 247). Proceedings of courts, terriers, rentals, 
rate-assessment lists, with a few letters, relating to the manors 
of Chi 1 vers Coton, Griff and Arbury, co. Warwick; 1004—1771. 

37479. Vol. VI. (ff. 135). Suit-rolls and assessment-rolls of 
Chilvers Coton manor, co. Warwick; 1734-1777. 

37480, 37481. Vols. VII., VIII. Proceedings of courts, abstracts 
of title, rentals, etc., of the manors of Ilarefield and Moor 
Hall, co. Middlesex. Two volumes. Vol. VII. (ff. 254), 
1630-1719 ; Vol. VIII. (ff. 271), 1720-1796. 

37482. Miscellaneous papers relating to (a) Berkhamsted, co. Hert¬ 
ford, 1630. f. 1 ;—(b) The Feus, 1051-1091. ff. 3-54;—(c) 
Saintbnry, co. Glouc., 1035. f. 55;—(d) Wiineswould, co. Leic., 
and various manors in cos. Warwick, Lincoln, Durham, etc., 1757. 
f. 57 ;—(e) Breamore, co. Southt., 1684. f. 59;—(f) Hampton, co. 
Midd., 17th cent. f. 61 ;—(g) the revenue of Fulk Grevill from 
tho bishopric of Bristol, the marches of Wales, and Penkridgo, co. 
Staff., 1591. f. 64. With (h) a pedigree of Wkeler, I8th-19tli centt. 
(to 1891). f. 71. 

Paper; ff. 72. Folio. Presented by the same. 

37483. Rubbings of inscriptions on church bells, viz. A. 1-15, in co. 
Warwick ; B. 1-5, inco. Worcester; and C, unidentified. The names 
of places arc given in the Iudex. 

Paper rolls. Presented by the same. 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37484-37487. 


37484. “ An Elegy [in English verso] sacred to the iramortall Memory 
of.... Edward Lord Coke [Sir Edward Coke, Lord Chief Justice, 

d. 3 Sept. 1034], dedicated to.Mrs. Anne Sndloir [eldest 

daughter of Sir E. Coke and wifo of Ralph Sadleir, of Standon, eo. 

Hertford] by.Robert Codrington, M r of Arts” [of Magdalen 

College, Oxford, author of the Life and Death of Robert, Earl of 
Essex, 1G46]. Autograph. Prefixed (f. 1) is an illumination of the 
Coke arms in a laurel wreath ; and preceding the elegy, an ode 
to Mrs. Sadleir (f. 3 b), beg. “ Fairo eyes, while you do gently 
daigne,” and an acrostic epitaph (f. 4 b), beg. “ Eyes weepe your 
last.” The running title of the elegy is “Tearcs on the Death of 
Edward, Lord Coke”; it begins (f. 6), “ Cease then thy clamours, 
S -rrow ; let thy voico.” 

Paper; ff. 29. 8J in. X Gj} in. Brown leather binding (much 
defaced), with gilt devices of death’s heads and cherubs’ heads, etc., 
and in the centre a figure kneeling facing a skeleton. 

37485, 37486. Four Gospels, in Greek , with tables of KvftdXuia., 
K€<t>d\aia, rtrAot, Amraonian sections and indications of lections. 
Subscriptions to St. Luke and St. John; stichometry to St. Luke. 
In two volumes. At tho end, vol. ii. f. lGGb, are three verses, 

OTl\Ot CIS TOV uyiov ’lutdwTJV TOV 6toX6yOV, bog. BpOCTO/S 0«J<f>U)VO$ 

*lo)dwr]s TravdpuTTQ'i, followed by a brief crvvufipiov tv imTopy Kara 
Ti]v ULKoXovOiav 7T/9 tTn.ypa<ftrj<; tov tKXoyahiov, etc. Colophon : II oi/os 
H (vo<f>6vro<: koI 6tov Xdyov Xoyoi. K vpie ’I rjerov Xpiart o 6to<i i/putv 
ftoT)07] rut aut SovXui p.ova^ut "EltvotftdvTL ru> ypa<f>t i. On the flyleaves 
(f. 167 b), in a later hand, is a prayer, ev\h tov vtov BacriAciou ivl 
t£op.o\oyovptvutv, beg. Kvptt o 0to<; rutv Xepovfiip. 

Vellum ; ff. ii. -+- 155, i. -f 72. 4£ in. X 3 in. Early xm. cent. Pen- 
drawings of the Evangelists, and headpieces. Inscribed as given by 
Henry Redhead, 24 June, 1791, to Clement Chovallier [rector of 
Badingham, co. Suff., 1816]. Afterwards belonged to Anna Farr 
Roberts, 1847. Sotheby’s sale-cat. 15 Mar. 1907, lot 353. Red- 
leather binding, tooled (18th cent.). 

37487. Bible, in Latin ; Vulgate version, the Psalms in Jerome’s 
version from the Hebrew. There are no summaries or divisions 
other than Langton’s. In tho margin (chiefly in Genesis and 
the Gospels) are fragments of a Correctorium, probably of 
Dominican origin, resembling that in the Ottol>oni MS. 293 
(Vercellone’s M) at Rome. The order of books and prefaces (tho 
references are to Berger, Mem. pres, a l' Acad, des I user., i. ser., tom. 
xi., ii. partie) is as follows :—(1) Pentateuch, with prefaces nos. 1, 2. 
f. 1 ;—(2) Joshua, with preface no. 22, Judges and Ruth, 
f. GOb;—(3) 1-4 Kings, preface no. 30. f. 7Gb;—(4) 1 and 2 

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Chronicles (with the prayer of Manasses), pref. no. 3G. f. 114 h;— 
(5) 1 ami 2 Esdras, i.e. Ezra and Nehemiah, pref. no. 42. f. 133b; 
—(G) Tobit, pref. no. 45. f. 141b;—(7) Judith, pref. no. 48. 
f. 144 b;—(8) Esther, pref. no. 61. f. 148 b;—(9) Job, pref. 
nos. 55, 5G. f. 152 b;—(10) Psalter (Hebrew, including Ps. cli.), 
no preface, larger initials to (Hebrew numbers) Ps. 1, 27, 39, 56, 
69,81,98,110. f. IGOb;—(11) Proverbs, pref. no. 129. f. 179;— 
(12) Ecclesiastes, pref. no. 130. f. 185 b;—(13) Song of Solomon, 
pref. beg. “ Cantica canticorum eo quod super omnia.” f. 188;— 
(14) Wisdom, pref. no. 189, and Ecclesiasticus. f. 189;—(15) 
Prophets, viz. Isaiah, pref. no. 150, Jeremiah, pref. no. 155, Lamenta¬ 
tions and Jeremiah’s prayer, Baruch, Ezekiel, pref. no. 1G2, Daniel, 
pref. no. 1G6, and minor prophets with prefaces 170, 174. 180, 184, 
185 etc. ff. 206-27G ;—(16) 1 and 2 Maccabees, pre'. no. 190. f. 276; 
—(17) Gospels, pref. nos. 199, 225, 230, 236. ff. 293, 303 b, 309 b, 
321 ;—(18) Pauline epistles, pref. nos. 262, 256 and 280 b, etc. ff. 329— 
348 b;—(19) Hebrews, pref. no. 283. f. 348 b;—(20) Acts, pref. 
no. 246. f. 351b;—(21) Catholic epistles, pref. nos. 293, 290. 
f. 362;—(22) Apocalypso, pref. nos. 310, 311. f. 366 b. On 
f. 371 b is added in another hand preface no. 67, belonging to the 

At the end (f. 372) are “ Interpretationes Hebraicorum nominum,” 
printed in Beda’s works (Cologne, 1688), iii. p. 371, but more 
probably assigned to ltemigius of Auxerre. Beg. “ Az apprehendens 
uel apprehensio.” 

Added (f. 39 b) in a hand of the end of the 13th cent, is a table of 
Epistles and Gospels, evidently of Dominican use from the distinctive 
way in which tho feasts of St. Peter Martyr ami St. Dominic (two) 
are written. 

Vellum ; ff. ii. + 397. 7| in. X 5£ in. xm. cent. Written in Italy 
in a small hand resembling that of the usuul French Bibles of the 
period, blit with coloured initials to each book in Italian style, 
beautifully executed. The first initial has a small figure of 
St. Jerome, and that of Genesis represents tho seven days of 
creation, with grotesques in tho lower margin. Sec. fol. “ Noo 
scire.” The flyleaf is from a book in French , printed on vellum, 
the text being washed off, so as to bo hardly perceptible. On f. 1 
is an ink-impression from a modern seal, “ Sigillum sanctae 
Marine C'astaneae.” Belonged to It. Spence (Sotheby’s sale-cat. 
15 Mar. 1907, lot 384). 

37488. Precedents of counts and other forms of pleading, chiefly 
lempp. Henry VI.—Henry VII. In Latin, arranged under headings, Dette, Utlagaria, Supersedeas, etc., with a subject-index. 
Probably taken from the original rolls, and compiled rather by an 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37489-37492. 


official, such as a prothonotary of the Court of Common Tleas, 
than by a practising lawyer. With a few notes in law-French. 
Written for the most part apparently about 8 Hen. VII. [1492- 
1493], but continued in various bands to 11 Hen. VIII. or later. 
One of the later hands gives a reference (f. 175b), “Vide in 
retnembranciis meis Mich. 19 Hen. VII.” The names of litigants 
are usually given, and the contents are often of historical as well 
as legal interest. 

Taper; ff. 471. 12} in. X 9 in. Circ. A.n. 1493. Formerly 

preserved among the borough-records of Faversham, co. Kent. 

37489. Letters of Richard Garnett, Keeper of the Printed Books, 
British Museum (1890—1899), to his brother John William Garnett, 
on literary, artistic, and political subjects, and on personal and 
family affairs; 14 June, 1851—4 Jan. 1864. 

Paper; ff. 497. Small folio. 

37490. “ Observations on Chanting, explanatory of a new system,” 
etc., by Robert Lucas Pearsall, written at Wartensoe, Lake 
Constance, 27 Aug. 1851. Autograph. 

Paper; ff. 69. Folio. Belonged to Marianne Ellacombe (f. 1), 
afterwards Mrs. Welland (f. 61 h)'; and later to Mrs. Philippa 
Swinnerton Hughes, daughter of the writer. 

37491. Minute-Book of the committee of Parliament for the hundreds 
of Becontree, Barstable, Chafford, and the liberty of Ilavering- 
atte-Bower, co. Essex ; 1 Nov. 1643-19 Oct. 1654. With a copy 
of a letter from the Protector and Council, 1 Oct. 1656, added. 
This appears to have been a sub-committee of the Commissioners 
for co. Essex at Chelmsford (see ff. 236, 237) for the division above- 
named, and met as a rule at Romford, once (f. 120 b) at Ilford, 
twice (ff. 127 b, 145) at Stratford Langthorne, and once (f. 140 b) 
at Barking. The business is chiefly connected with sequestrations 
and assessments for the support of the army. Among the members 
are Sir Henry Mildmay, Carew Hervey Mildmay and Anthony 
Mildmay, Sir William Rowe, Sir Henry Holcroft, Sir William 
Hicks, Sir William Martyn, and Sir Thomas Cheeke. The MS. 
apparently remained in the hands of the Mildmay family (see 

Paper; ff. 239. 12} in. X 8} in. Lot 99 in the sale of the library 

of Sir Henry St. John Mildmay, Bart., of Dogmersfield, 18 Apr. 

37492. Romantic and religious poems, in English, viz.:— 

1. “ Kynge Charlys” : a translation of the chanson de geste of Fiera- 
bras (for which see Cat. of Romances , i. pp. 616—619), in rhymed 

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couplet*. Quito distinct from the two known Middle-Eriglish 
versions. Sir Ferumbras and The Sotrdone of Babybne (E.E.T.S., 
1879 and 1881), but in general agreement with the former as to 
the narrative. Begins (imperfectly, answering to 11. 29G1 seq. of 
the printed French text, Fierabras, ed. Krceber and Servois, 1860): 

“ God for hys grace sschylde vs from scheme. 

Her basnettys and her lielmys they lacydyn well 
And her gode swerdys that were made of atoll.” f. 1. 

Ends: “ Nowe endyth thys gest nowe here 

Off Firumbras de Ali.-avmlre and Sir Olvuer 


And also of Chariemayn that gode holy kyng 
• ••••• 

Our Lord graunt that it so be * 

Seyth all amen pur charite. 

Off the sarysins that were slawe in that wendyng. v.c.m 1 in 
Charlys tyme the kyng. Explicit Kynge Charlys.” f. 30. 

2. Another Charlemagne romance, combining the subjects of tho 
chanson of Otinol and of the concluding chapters of Paeudo-Turpinua 
(see Cat. of Romances, i. pp. 954-5, 554); in 6-line Btanzas. 

Begins: “ Herkeuyth lordyngcs and jeuyth lyst 

In the worchyppe of Ihesu Cryst 
Off a conquerour 
That was yhote sir Charlemayn 
Howe he wan Gulya of Spay lie 
With fnl grete honour.” f. 30 b. 

Part i. is a free translation of Otinel (ed. F. Guossard and 
II. Miclielant, 1858, analysed by P. Paris in Hist. Lilt, de la France , 
xxv. pp. 269-278). Other versions are in tho Auchinleck MS. 
(analysed by G. Ellis, Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances, 
1805, ii. pp. 314-343, and printed by tho Abbotsford Club, 
Romances of Rouland and Vernagu, and Otuel , 1836) and in Add. 
31042 (printed in English Charlemagne Romances , part, ii., E.E.T.S., 
1880, p. 55). Tart ii. narrates tho battle of Cordova, conquest of 
Navarre, treason of Ganelon (“ Gwynes ”), battle of Koncevaux, 
and death and avenging of Roland; answering to capp. 18, 16, 20— 
27 of Pseudo-Turpinus (see Nero A. xi., ff. 23 b, 21 b, 26-31 b). It 

“ Afftyr Garcy noujt longo hyt nas 
To kyng Charlys told hyt was 

That Ebrayn the stronge kyng.” f. 58 b. 

Ends: “ Now Ihesu Crist'in trinite 
O God and persones thro 

To ioyo and blysse ous bryng. 

Here endeth Otuel Roulond and Olyuer 
And off the twelf dussypers 

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That tloyden in tlio batayle off Runcyvalo 
Ihcsu Lord heuene kyng 
To hys blysso ous and hem bothe bryng 
To leuon wytboute bale. Anion quod J. Gage.” f. 70. 

Analysed, with extracts, by G. Ellis, as above, pp. 343—355. The 
MS. then belonged to W. Dillingham : see Ellis, p. 313, and below, 
art. 3. 

3. “ The Eremyto and the Owtelawe ” : a tale of a repentant outlaw, 
who>e hermit brother saw his soul carriod to heaven by angels; 
in G-lino stanzas. 

Beg.: “ Almyghty God that man gan make.” f. 70 b. 

Ends: “ And make vs alio blythe and glad. 

Explicit the Eremyte and the Owtelawe.” f. 82 b. 

Printed by T. Park, in Sir Egerton Brydges’ Bcslituta , iv., 181G, 
p. 91, from a transcript of this MS.; afterwards printed in Englische 
Sludien , xiv. p. 105, from Add. 22577, another transcript given to 
Philip Bliss by Dillingham in or before 1800. Bliss describes the 
original as a vellum MS., but there can be no doubt of its identity 
with the prosent volume: see Engl. Stud., xvi. p. 434, and above, 
art. 2. The tale is discussed in Engl. Stud., xix. pp. 177-182. 

4. “The Dendys Parlement”: Life of Christ, in 8-line stanzas. 

Beg.: “ Whan Marye was gret with Gabrycl.” f. 83. 


Ends: “Hero endyth the fendys parlement 

God take oure soules to hys rent 
In heuene blys from helle preson.” 

Colophon: “ Here ys wryten the Fendys Parlement 

How Ihesu wyjtli hys passyon hem blent.” ff. 90-90 b. 

A slightly longer version was printed from Lambeth MS. 853 in 
Hymns to the Virgin, etc., ed. F. J. Furnivall, E.E.T.S., 1807, p. 41. 

5. The Mirror of the Periods of Man’s Life, in 8-line stanzas. Im¬ 
perfect, having only the first 142 lines. 

Beg.: “ How mankynde doth bygynne.” f. 90 b. 

Breaks off at the foot of f. 92 b, “ Be he bolde wykej? or lyjt.” 
Printed by Furnivall, as above, p. 58, from a complete copy in the 
Lambeth MS. 

Paper; ff. iv. -f 92. 10^ X 7| in. xv. cent, (second half), written 
by J. Gage (see art. 2). On f. 61, “ Edmond Middleton his booke ” 
(16th cent.); f. 71, “Steepen Barzey of Barzeys Hall in Com. 
Buckingham. Thomas Barzey.” Belonged in 1805 to William 
Fillingham, of the Middle Temple (see above, artt. 2, 3, especially 
the reference to Park), a letter to whom, 17 Aug. [1801 ?], from 
G[eorge] Ellis is inserted at the beginning (f. ii.). A later owner was 
Sir Henry St. John Mildmay, Bart., of Dogmersfield, co. Southt. (sale- 
cat. 1907, lot 186; bookplate of Dogmersfield Library inside cover). 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37493, 37494. 

37493. Year-book of law-cases, 10-21 Edw. IV. [1470-1482], In 
law-French. There are two large gaps, the whole of 11 Edw. IV. 
being omitted after f. 16, and the whole of 14-20 Edw. IV. after 
f. 44. The text agrees in the main with that of Les Am on Reports 
del Raigne du Roy Edward le quart (London, T. Wight and 
B. Norton, 1599), though there are slight variations of wording 
throughout, and some small omissions, additions, and differences of 
arrangement. The order of paragraphs on ff. 2, 12, which differs 
from that of the text mentioned, agrees with that of K. Pynson’s 
earlier incomplete edition [1520?]. The misplaced extract on 
f. 35 concerning London apprenticeship belongs to Easter term, 
21 Edw. IV. The name of the writer, Robert Chaloner, occurs on 
ff. 16 b, 34 b, 37 b, 63 b. He was probably the Robert Challinor, 
autumn reader at Gray’s Inn in 1522, and he may perhaps bo 
identified with the Robert Chaloner, of co. Bucks, who was fellow 
of New College, 1507, B.C.L. 29 Apr. 1521, rector of Lambeth 
1528, d. 1541, and possibly also with Robert Chaloner, LL.D., 
rector of Ilalton, co. Bucks, 1518-1526. 

Paper; ff. 63. 11 in. x 8$ in. Early xvi. cent. Presented by 

Eran Hare , Esq. 

37494. “ Liber Willelmi de Ayremyn contrarotulatoris particularum 
compoti Ade do Hertyngdon clerici ad omnes soluciones guerre et 
aliorum necessai iorum in partibua Anglie et Francie ao supra 
mare assignati de receptis solucionibus et aliis misis et cxpensis 
per ipsum Adam in oflicio predicto factis a primo die Decernbris 
anno xlvi to vsque vltimmn diem Januarii anno xlviii 0 ”: accompts 
of expenses incurred for the war witti France, 1 Dec. 46 Edw. III. 
[1372]-3l Jan. 48 Edw. III. [1374], especially in connexion with the 
abortive expedition of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, and his 
march from Calais to Bordeaux [June, 1373—Apr. 1374]. W. do 
Ayremyn was no doubt of the same family as the Bishop of Norwich 
of the same name, who died in 1336. The divisions are :— 

1. Receipts from the Exchequer, Mioh. 47 - Mich. 48 Edw. III., 
mainly for war-wages to individuals, notably the Duke of 
Lancaster, Will, de Montagu, Earl of Salisbury, Tho. do Beau¬ 
champ, Earl of Warwick, and othor noblemen, etc., whose names 
also occur frequently elsewhere, f. 2. 

2. “ Recepta furiuseca ”: similar receipts from sea-captures, etc. 
f. 86. The matter on f. 86 is cancelled and repeated in an 
expanded form on f. 9. 

3. “ Debita per billas ”: sums owed to admirals, ship-masters, etc. 
f. 9 b. 

4. “ Vadia hominum ad nrtna existencium supra mare”: wages of 
men-at-arms overseas, including the Earl of Salisbury, Philip de 

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Courtenay, Admiral of tho western fleet. Will, do Nevill, Admiral 
of the northern fleet, otc. f. 10. 

5. “ Vadia balistariorum de Janua,” sc. of Gonooso crossbowmen. 

f. 11 b. 

6. “ Yadia clericornra,” sc. of clerks, for paying ship-masters at 
various ports, etc., including (f. 14) the wages of Adam do 
Hertyngdon himself. f. 13 b. 

7. “Vadia Nicholai do Tamworth militia ” and “ vadia servientium 
ad arraa,” both for men at arms. f. 14 b, 15. 

8. Naues Anglie pro passagio Ducis Lancastrio apud Sandewycum 
anno xlvii°”: payments to masters of ships and barges (tho 
names of which are all specified). Followod by similar payments 
for Flemish and other foreign ships, f. 17. 

9. “ Necessaria,” including payments for ship-timber, care of pri¬ 
soners, messengers and carriage, horses and harness, paper and 
wax, etc. f. 29. 

10. “ Victualia balistariorum do Janua”: victuals for Genoese cross- 
bowmen, f. 33. 

11. “ Dona Regis,” chiefly to mariners and others iu connexion with 
tho passage of the King of Castille [John of Gaunt], f. 33 b. 

12. “Nova Galea Domini Regis”: expenses connected with a now 
galley, etc. f. 34. 

13. Various payments entitlod (a) “Sobicioncs facte per Jacobum 
Treuerbien.. .Will. Eremyn.. .Rob. Woburn”; (b) “Prestita”; and 
(c) “ Mortuum staurum,” sc. saddles, harness, etc. ff. 36, 38, 43. 
Vellum (ff. i., ii. paper); ff. ii. + 44. 14^ in. x 10.^ in. Belonged 
to Joshua Crosby or Crosbie, who insertod the MS. iu leather covers 
(16£ in. x 11 in.), lettered on tho side, “ Journal Joshua Crosby ” ; 
and afterwards to Charles Joseph Harford, F.S.A., of Bristol 
(1764—1830), who has written some undecipherable notes on 
ff. i., ii., apparently about his acquisition of the MS. from Crosby. 
Sotheby’s sale-cat. 6 May, 1907 (library of Henry Charles Harford), 
lot 29. 

37495. “ Poetria Galfredi Anglici” (so colophon): tho Nova Pootria 
of Geoffrey de Vinsauf, beg. “ Papa stupor inundi.” Dedicated to 
Popo Innocent [III., 1198-1216]. Edited from four unnamed MSS. 
by P. Leyser in 1724. The text is poor, with many mistakes and 
misplacing and omission of words and lines. The passage “ Im¬ 
perials apex,” eto., omitted iu many MSS., is included (f. 37). 
With a marginal commontary and many interlinear glosses, the 
latter partly in Latin, partly in a dialect of Italian (see ff. lib, 
12, 19, 19b, 20, 27, 28, 29b, 30, 30b, 32b, 34, 35). Colophon: 
“Explicit pootria galfredi anglici deo gratias. Amen. 1382.” 
Vellum; ff.iii. -f-38. 12Jin. x 8J in. a.d.1382. Writtonin Italy. 

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Illuminated initial on f. 1 ; other initials in red and bluo. Book¬ 
plate of Charles Joseph Harford, F.S.A. of Bristol, and his arms 
on the cover. Bought by him (f. ii.) from[G.] Sael’s Catalogue in 
1794; Sotheby’s sale-cat. 6 May 1907 (c/. 37494), lot 112.. 

37496. Correspondence of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Miss Elizabeth 
Hitchener; 5 June, 1811-18 June, 1812. The correspondence 
covers the period of Shelley’s first marriage (28 Aug. 1811), his 
residence at York and Keswick, his expedition to Ireland, and his 
return to Nantgwyllt and Cwm Elan in Radnorshire, and ends 
shortly before Miss Hitchenor’s arrival to stay with the Shelleys 
at Lynmouth. It includes 44 letters from Shelley to Miss 
Hitchener, ono from Mrs. Shelley (besides four additions to letters 
from her husband), and 12 letters from Miss Hitchener (9 to 
Shelley and 3 to Mrs. Shelley). There are also two sheets from 
Irish newspapers, bearing slight sketches and a few lines of 
writing by Shelley. Five of Shelley’s letters contain verses, viz., 
“ Maiden, quench the glare of sorrow ” (f. 57), “ She was an aged 
woman, and the years ” (f. 78), “ The Devil went out a-walking 
one day” (f. 80 b), “ Brothers, between you and me ” (f. 90), and 
a transcript of Wordsworth’s “Poet’s Epitaph” (f. 76). At the 
beginning (f. 1) is a long note by \V. M. Rossetti on the history 
of the correspondence, dated 2 Aug. 1874. A transcript of the 
correspondence, made by Rossetti, was used by Prof. E. Dowden 
for his Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley , 1886, and extracts from it are 
printed there. Edited by B. Dobell in 1908. 

Paper; ff. 123. Folio. Presented by the Bet. Charles Hargrove , to 
whom the letters were bequeathed in March , 1907, by Mrs. Charlotte 
Mary Slack, of Croydon , with a request that he would eventually 
bequeath them to the British Museum. 

37497,37498. “Sigurd the Yolsung,” by William Mortis: the first 
draft, holograph , in pencil, of portions of this poem (written in 
1875-6). Vol. I. contains portions of the following cantos: (a) 
bk. iii., a few lines of c. 8 (ff. 1 b, 2); (b) bk. iv., cc. 4-7 (ff. 2 b- 
49) ; (c) bk. ii., cc. 3 and 7 (ff. 50-62) ; and, reversing the volume, 
(d) bk. ii. c. 1 (ff. 91-82 b); (e) bk. ii. cc. 5 and 7 (ff. 81 b-67 b); 
(f) bk. iii. c. 6 (ff. 67 b-62b). Yol. II. contains (a) bk. iii. cc. 12 
(part of tho longer version of the last interview between Sigurd 
and Brynhild, cf. Egerton MS. 2866, ff. 362-366), 13-15, bk. iv. 
cc. 1, 2; and, reversing the volume, (b) bk. iii. c. 12 (the shorter 
version), ff. 88—83 b, and (c) bk. iv. cc. 3 and 4 (ff. 81 b-61 b, 65 b— 
43 b). Tho draft differs considerably from the printed text of the 
poem, and has many alterations. 

Paper; ff. ii. + 91, v. + 88. Small quarto. Belonged successively 

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to Laurence W. Dodson (sale-cat. Dec. 3-5, 1906, lot 452), and 
C. Fairfax Murray, whose library labels are in both volumes. 
Presented by C. Fairfax Murray , Esq., to accompany the holograph fair 
copy, Egerton MS. 2866. 

37499. “ The Earthly Paradise,” by William Morris: fair copy, 
holograph, of the dedication (“Of Heaven or Hell I have no power 
to sing,” f. 1), the prologue (“ The Wanderers,” f. 3), the address to 
the reader (“ Think, listener, that I had the luck to stand,” f. 118), 
the introductory poems to March (“ Slayer of the winter, art thou 
come again,” f. 120) and April (“O fair mid-spring be-sung so oft 
and oft,” f. 121), the lines'prefixed to “The Man Born to be 
King’’(“Now on the second day that these did meet,” f. 122), 
the lines following the same poem (“ He ended, and midst those 
who heard were some,” f. 123), and the lines prefixed to “ The 
Doom of King Acrisius ” (“ And now tho watery April 6un lit up,” 
f. 124). The lines following “ Atalanta’s Pace” (“So when his 
last word’s echo died away ”) originally followed tho introductory 
poem to April, for a revised version of 1. 9 is written on f. 121 b, 
but the page is now lost. On fly-leaves at the end (ff. 126, 127) 
is written, in pencil, a draft of part of the introductory poem to 
August (“ Across the gap made by our English hinds ”), dated 
“ written at Dorchester, August 1867.” The Prologue is sub¬ 
stantially in the form in which it was printed, though with many 
verbal variations. 

Paper; ff. ii. -f 127. Small quarto. Bound in dark blue morocco. 
On f. 1 is the library label of C. Fairfax Murray, Esq. (to whom 
the MS. was given by tho author), and on f. ii. a signed note by 
the same of the contents. Presented by C. Fairfax Murray, Esq. 

37500. Original letters (21) of Francois Marie Arouet, de Voltaire 
to —— Allamand, Protestant pastor at Bex and Corsier, Vaud, 
Switzerland, on personal, literary and general subjects; 15 Jan. 
1755—1 Apr. 1772. French. Mostly in the hand of an amanuensis 
and signed “V.” The letters are most frequent in 1755. Two 
(ff. 19, 49) are notes sent in books by Voltaire. With drafts of 
letters to Voltaire from Allamand, and six epigrams, three on 
various works of Voltaire (f. 49 b), three mock epitaphs (f. 61). 
Taper; ff. 61. Quarto. Purchased from Mons. R. A. Bergier, of 

37501. Scenes from operas by Jean Baptiste Lully, Andre Campra, 
and other composers of the last quarter of the 17th and first quarter 
of the 18th centuries; with accompaniments for strings, etc., and a 
figured bass for harpsichord, in score. 

Paper; ff. 157. About 1719. Oblong octavo. 

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37502. 1. Autograph draft of the speech of Benjamin Disraeli [Earl 
of Beaconsfield 1876], as Leader of the House of Commons, 15 Nov. 
1852, on the death of the Duke of Wellington ; differing but 
slightly from the version in Hansard’s Parliamentary Debates, 
vol. 123. f. 1. 

2. Original letters from the same to (a) Edw. Lawford, in favour of 
his cousin G. Basevi for architect to the Law Institution ; 5 June, 
1828, f. 38;— (b) —, on the renewal of a bill, “so unexpectedly 
dishonoured ” ; [1835 ?]. f. 40 ;—(c) his sister Sarah, on personal, 
social and political matters; 1837-1852. Extracts are printed in 
Lord Beaconsfield's Correspondence with his sister, 1832-1852 (1886), 
and in Lord Beaconsfield'8 Letters, 1830—1852, an expanded edition, 
1887. ff. 42-101, 104-130;—(d) T. Chapman; 6 June, 1842, 
f. 102;—(e) Lady Holland ; 16 July, 1862, 9 Aug. 1877. ff. 130, 
138, 141 ;—(f) Viscount Campden, on the unwillingness of the 
House of Commons to listen to details of the internal condition of 
Italy; 22 June, 1863. f. 132;—(g) W. Lovell; 18 Dec. [1863?]. 
f. 134;—(h) Edw. Cheney; 6 July, 1875. f. 136. 

Taper; ff. 142. Quarto. 

37503. Chartui.ary of the priory of Maiden Bradley, co. Wilts, 
founded by Manasser Biset; [1164—1174]—1492. Latin . Except 
five charters relating to Bristol (ff. 6, 7), and three relating to Tothill 
in Westminster (ff. 7 b, 8), it relates entirely to Kiddortninster, 
co. Wore., and its hamlets, and the bulk (ff. 30-56) to a dispute 
concerning the advowson between the priory and the Biset family, 
etc. The main part is in two hands of the 14tli cent., ff. 6-29 b 
being temp. Edw. 11. and ff. 29 b-56 temp. Edw. III.; portions at the 
beginning and end are in late 15th cent, hands. It is not the 
chartulary described by Tanner as belonging to the Foley family, 
of Whitley, co. Glouc., nor that described by Hoare ( Modern 
Wiltshire. Hundred of Mere, p. 103) as sent to him by the Duke of 
Somerset. At the end (f. 62 b) are three medical lecipes, in 
English, early 16th cent. 

Taper; ff. v. -f- 62. 7$in. x 4£ in. Bound in wooden boards 

with bevelled edges, covered with skin; leather fastening, with 
brass clasp. 

37504-37510. Ecclesiological Collections made by John Thomas 
Micklethwaite, F.S.A., architect of Westminster Abbey (d. 1906). 
Six volumes. Yols. I.-IV. Miscellaneous subjects. Yols. V., VI. 
Saxon churches. Yol. VII. Ground-plans of Saxon churches. 
Presented by Somers Clarice, Esq., F.S.A. 

37504-37507. Micklethwaite Collections. Yols. I.-IV. 
(ff. 387, 392, 358, 386). Notes and extracts in the collector’s 

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hand, largely from printed sources, and cuttings from anti¬ 
quarian and liteiary papers, including also a considerable 
number of engravings, photographs, drawings, tracings and 
plans, with sumo correspondence. The names of the writers 
of letters appear in the Index. Arranged alphabetically under 
subject-headings (a few not ecclesiological), as follows :— 

Vul. I. Acoustic pottery. f. 1. 

Almsbox. f. 16. 

Altars. f. 20. 

Altar-shelves. f. 88. 

Anki*rholds. f. 95. 

Antony crosses. f. 118. 

lh ails. f. 120. 

Hells. f. 126. 

Hooks. f. HO 

Hooks, Chained. f. 151. 

1 trasses. f. 154. 

Bullet-marks on churches. 

f. 174. 

Candlesticks. f. 179. 

Chancel furniture. f. 182. 

Chancellor's Law (Consis’ory 
Court). f. 198. 

Chantries. f. 199. 

Chapels. f. 203. 

Chapels and altars (in unusual 
places). f. 206. 

Chronograms. f. 210. 

decks. f. 217. 

Commandments, Tables of. 

f. 224. 

Confessionals. f. 228. 

Consecration crosses. f 232. 

Crt deuce and i'iacina. f. 247. 

C resset stones. f. 272. 

Crosses. f. 285. 

Crypts. f. 313, 

Customs. f. 318. 

Dates. f. 844. 

Dedications. f. 348. 

Doors, Church. f. 350. 

Epigrams. f. 354. 

Floor drains. f. 362. 

Floors, Church. f. 36,6. 

Vol. II. Font lockers. f. 1. 

Fonts. f. 3. 

Galleries. f. 55. 

G ames. f. 59. 

Glass and other window fit¬ 
tings. f. 89. 

Grates, Church. f. 91. 

Heraldry. f. 95. 

Vol. II. Holvwater stocks. f. 112. 


Houses. f. 117. 

Iconography. f. 121. 

Images. f. 171. 

Inscriptions. f. 180. 

Inventories. f. 209. 

Lecterns, etc. f. 228. 

Lenten veil. f. 234. 

Lights. f. 230. 

Lion anil Unicorn. f. 203. 

Litany desk. f. 207. 

Lockers, etc. (for processional 
crosses, etc.). f. 269. 

Misericords. f. 279. 

Monastic buildings,etc. f. 281. 

Niches and brackets for lights. 

f. 309. 

Nomenclature. f. 330. 

Numerals, Arabic. f. 304, 

Organs. f. 369. 

Osmunds (iron ingots), f. 376. 

“ Ovens.” f. 389. 

Vol. III. Painted glass. f. 1. 

Paintings (fresooes, etc.) f. 14. 
Pews. f. 47. 

Pigeon holes outside churches. 

f. 56. 

Pigeon houses in churches. 

f. 60. 

Plans of churches. f. 77. 

Plate. f. 132. 

Porches. f. 210. 

Post-reformation churches and 
armngeuunts. f. 213. 

Pottery. f. 230. 

Pulpits. f. 238. 

Puzzles and quotations, f. 246. 
Heredos, etc. f. 256. 

ititual anil customs. f. 272. 

Human antiquities. f. 307. 

Ilood screens. f. 324. 

VoL IV. Sacristy and vestry. f. 1. 

Sedilia. f. 7. 

Sepulchre, Easter. f. 14. 

Shrines and reliquaries, f. 24. 

Side-windows, High. f. 52. 

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Vol. IV. Side-windows, Low. f. 71. 

Singing trumpets. f. 84. 

Sites. f. 85. 

Squints. f. 87. 

Steeples. f. 99. 

Sundials. f. 108. 

Superstitions. f. 128. 

Tabernacles, etc. (for reserva¬ 
tion). f. 128. 

Vol. IV. Tombs and monuments, f. 161. 

Trents Is and funeral servi«*es. 

f. 273. 

Vestments and ornaments of 
the minister, etc. f. 278. 

Worthy Women, The nine. 

f. 35!. 

Various. f. 350. 

37508, 37509. Mickletiiwaite Collections. Vols. V., VI. 
(ff. 242, 277). Notes and plans of Saxon churches, with 
some photographs, etc., and correspondence, mostly connected 
■with two printed papers read by the collector before the 
Archaeological Institute, and printed in the Archaeological 
Journal , Dec. 1896 and Dec. 1898, which appear at f. 1 of 
Vol. V. and f. 100 of Vol. VI., and are followed in each case 
by the notes, etc., on tho various churches arranged so far as 
possible in tho order in which they occur in tho printed 
papers. Vol. VI. contains also at the end similar notes, etc., 
on Saxon buildings (ff. 125-156), details and fittings in Saxon 
buildings (ff. 157—208), sculptured stones (ff. 209-227), and 
priniitiveand Roman remains (ff. 228-252), with miscellaneous 
letters on Saxon churches (ff. 253-277). Tho names of tho 
churches and of tho writers of letters appear in the Index. 
Paper. Folio. 

37510. Mickletiiwaite Collections. Vol. VIT. (ff. 21). Ground- 
plans of Saxon churches, used for the printed papers above- 
mentioned. The names of the churches appear in the Index. 
Cartridge paper. Large folio. 

37511. Breviary, without lections, of York or some allied use. 
Imperfect. The contents are: (1) ITopriuni do tempore, impel fee t 
at the beginning, fourth week of Lent to Sunday before Advent, 
f. 1;—(2) Proprium do sanctis, imperfect at tho end, Jan.-Nov. 
Among the festivals are SS. Richard, Wilfrid (translation), John 
of Beverley, Dunstan, William, Dominic, Oswald (King), Louis 
(King), Francis, Frideswide and Edmund (Archbishop), f. 37 b. 
Vellum; ff. i. + 85. 3£ in. X 2| in. Late xiv. cent. In a rather 

rude hand, and the ink much rubbed. Belonged to Dr. Andrew 
Gifford, Assistant-Librarian in the British Museum 1757-1784. 
Transferred from the Dept, of Printed Books. 

37512. 1 . Travels of Sir John Mandeville : tho vulgato Latin version 
as printed in 1485 and later, f. 1. Title: “Do itineraciono tone 
promissionis et aliis mirandis iusulis liber Iohannis do Mandeville 

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militis.” Begins, “ Cum terra Ierosolimitana.” Colophon (f. 73 b) : 
“ Explicit li bell us do mirabilibus mundi com posit us per dominum 
I oh annum do Matideville preclarissimum militorn. Scriptus per 
me frutrein Iohannem Swanfelder ordinis fratrum beatissimo dei 
genetricis Marie de Monte Carmeli. Et complctus .xi. die mensis 
Augusti Anno domini m 0 .cccc°.lvii°. Deo gracias. Amen.” With a 
table of the 52 chapters (f. 74). 

2. Narrative of the pilgrimage of George, son of Grisophan, an 
Hungarian noble, to the Purgatory of St. Patrick [a cavern on an 
island in Lough Derg, co. Donegal] in the diocese of Clogher, in 
Ireland, in 1353; preceded by a “prologue dom. Nicolai opiscopi 
Glotensis [«Z. Glotorensis, sc. Nich. MacCathasaid, bishop of Clogher 
1319-1350], in cuius diocesi est hostium purgatorii saucti Patricii,” 
and by letters testimonial, etc., as below. Latin, f. 75. Prologue 
begins, “ Multipharie multisque modis olimque Deus ”; and text 
(f. 77 b), “ Incipit hijstoria Georgii prima. Dum sepo diotus 
Georgius juuenis etutis .24. annorum uel citra, homo robustus et 
cordatus.” Colophon (f. 110): “Iohannes Swanfelder Scriptor 
huius lilielli.” The preliminary letters are from (1) Richard 
[Fitz Ralph], Archbishop of Armagh [1347-1360], “dilecto filio 
Georgio Ungaro”; dat. “apud manerium nostrum [in Brumeschiz] 
...die Mercurii.” f. 75 b;—(2) The same “ uniuersis Christi 
fidelibus”; dat. 2 Feb. [1354?]. f. 76;—(3) Tho same to his 
nephew “ Richardo Radulfi rectori eccl. liebon. canonicoin blaten.”; 
dat. “apud manerium nostrum ... de Drumelium .ii. die mensis 
Februarii Anno dom. m°ccc°liii 0 [1354], secundum computacionem 
eccl. ybemie.” f. 76 ;—(4) “ Litera Pauli prioris conuentus insule 
purgatorii testimonialis ” ; dat. “ in cenobio purgatorii ... in castro 
[*c. cTastino] sancti Nicolai episcopi [7 Dec.] anno dom. m°ccc°liii°.” 
f. 77;—(5) “Litera dom. Nicolai episcopi doton. [sic, sc. Clogher] 
in finibus mundi testimonialis ” ; dat. Morrow of the Nativity, 1353. 
f. 77 ;—(6) Similar letter from John de Foro Nili, prior of the 
Hospitallers in Ireland; dat. Tuesday after the feast of the 
Conveision of St. Paul [28 Jan. 1354 ?]. f. 77 b. 

The hero of the narrative followed Louis, King of Hungary, in his 
invasion of the kingdom of Naples [1318—1350] and was made 
captain of castles “ prope Barletum ” [Barletta?] in Apulia, w'here, 
by himself or others, he was guilty of 400 homicides. Struck 
with remorse, he set out for Rome to obtain absolution, and thence 
proceeded as a pilgrim to St. James [of Compostella] in Galicia. 
After leading a hermit’s life there for live months, on healing 
of St. Patrick’s Purgatory “in ultimis terre finibus” he made his 
way thither and, as soon as he had obtained episcopal licence, 
he was allowed to enter. The narrative then describes, in 18 
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Paradise, with several visions in which tho devil and fiends 
appeared in different forms, including those of his father 
Grisophan and his three brothers. Finally he is brought back 
to the chapel of St. Patrick by St. Michael, and is nearly stripped 
naked by the bystanders in their eagerness to have fragments of 
his clothes as relics. For a notice of two other MSS., at Vienna 
and Melk, see the Revue Celtique , ii., 1873-1875, p. 462. “ Georgius 
fil. Grifani ” was among the sufferers seen in the Purgatory by a 
later Hungarian pilgrim, Laureutius Ratold, in 1411 (see II. Ward, 
Cat. of Romances, ii., p. 491). 

3. “ Incipit uita Malchi monachi captiui,” l>eg. “ Qui nauali prolio ”; 
by St. Jerome (see Migne, Patrologia , xxiii. col. 53). f. 110 b. 

4. “ Pafnucii [Paphnut i] monachi uita feliciter incipit,” beg. 
“Vidimus et monasterium sancti Pafnucii”: Rufinus, “ Ilistoria 
Monachorum,” cap. xvi. (see Migne, xxi. col. 435). Colophon, 
*‘J[ohannes] S[wanfelder]. Explicit beata uita Pafnucii. Doo 
gracias. Amen.” f. 114 b. 

5. Magni Basilii liber translatus do Greco in Latinum per 
Leonardum Arotinum feliciter incipit,” beg. “Ego tibi hnnc 
librum, Coluci ”: the prefatory letter of Leonardo Aretino 
prefixed to the “ Opusculum Magni Basilii ad iuuenes,” printed 
in 1470 (?). The work itself is not given, f. 117 b. 

Gatherings of 12 leaves, the first and last and two in the centro 
vellum, the rest paper; ff. 119. 8£ in. x 6$ in. Written in 1457 

by Johann Swanftlder (see above). Initials in red and blue, with 
filigree ornamentation. Bound in wooden boards covered with 
white skin. Book-plate of arms of H.R.H. Augustus Frederick, 
Duke of Sussex (d. 1843, sale-cat. 31 July-3 Aug. 1844, lot 297) ; 
Phillipps MS. 13600 (sale-cat. 17-20 May, 1897, lot 498); Sotheby’s 
sale-cat. 24-20 June, 1907, lot 718. 

37513. Letter-book of Sir William Dutton Colt, Envoy to Hanover 
and Zell; 9 Jan. 1691-31 May, 1092. Tho majority of the letters 
are addressed to [Henry Sydney], Viscount Sydney, and [Daniel 
Finch], Earl of Nottingham, Secretaries of State, and to [William 
Bentiuck], Earl of Portland ; a few to [Thomas Osborne], Marquis 
of Carmarthen, Lord President, and W'illiam Blathwayt, Secretary- 
at-War. For letters addressed to Sir W. I). Colt about the same 
period see Add. MSS. 34095, 34090, 30602 ; and for original letters 
of tho same, 1093—1098, see Add. MSS. 9807—9809. 

Paper; ff. 178. Folio. 

37514. Genealogical collections for the family of Emerson, mndo by 
Peter Henry Emerson, M.D., for his book The English Emersons 
(printed for private circulation, 1898). The first j»ortion (ff. 1-55) 

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consists of attested transcripts of wills, deeds, etc., and correspond¬ 
ence, chiefly in America, arranged chronologically, 1533—1898; 
tho latter portion (ff. 56-212) contains extracts from records 
relating to various English branches, arranged topographically by 
counties and places. With a few extracts relating to Emersons in 
Ireland (ff. 167—169) and Jamaica (f. 170), and to the allied family 
of Savile (ff. 171-212). 

Paper; ff. 212. Late xix. cent. Folio. Presented by Dr. P. ff. 

37515. Alfred Tennyson, afterwards first Lord Tennyson, “ Experi¬ 
ments in Quantity ”: the original autograph MSS., comprising 

(a) Alcaics, “O inighty-mouth’d inventor of harmonies,” f. 3;— 

(b) Hendecasyllabics, “ O you chorus of indolent reviewers,” f. 5 ;— 

(c) Specimen of a translation of the Iliad in blank verse, “ He 
ceased, and all the Trojans gave a shout,” f. 8 b, with prefatory 
note, f. 6. A letter (postmark, 16 Nov. 1863) to H. S. King 
with regard to tho printing of these poems, and giving him per¬ 
mission to keep the MSS., is prefixed (f. 1). The poems (with 
alterations and additional poems of the same class) were printed in 
Enoch Arden , etc. (1864). Printed texts, and a photograph of 
“ Alcaics,” are here inoluded. 

Paper; ff. i. + 11. Quarto. Written in 1863. Bound in 
morocco by Riviere for Stuart M. Samuel (sale-cat. 1 July, 1907, 
lot 177). 

37516. Wooden Tarlet, slightly whitened and with ruled lines, for 
use in a Greek school in Egypt. At one end is a projecting knob, 
with a hole bored through it, by which the tablet could be hung 
from a nail on the wall. On one side is a paradigm of the optative 
and participles of the verb vuca<o, on the other a series of variants 
of the sentence IT v6ayopa<; (6) </>iAoctck/>os a.Tro/3a<: Kal ypappara 
SiSacrKOJi' ovv(/3or\fvev tois eairrov paOr/rai*; tvaipovwv airt^crdat, designed 
to illustrate all the cases of the principal noun and the adjectives 
and participles agreeing with it. 

1 ft. 4£ in. X 5^ in. 3rd cent. Found in Egypt. 

37517. Psalter, hymnary, etc., of English Benedictine use, in Latin , 
with a partial Anglo-Saxon gloss. The contents are as follows: 
Psalter (f. 4), including Ps. cli. (“ Pusillus eram ”), Canticles 
(f. 96), Hymnarium (f. 105), Canticles for the third nocturn of the 
monastic office (f. 129), to which are added, in different hands, 
the Canon of the Mass with the prefaces (f. 135 b), and the Missa 
de sancta Trinitate, with Benedictions (f. 137 b). A Calendar, 
written on leaves of a different size, and presumably for a different 
MS., is prefixed (ff. 1-3). The most important festivals (written 
in capitals and with the letter F prefixed) agree with those 
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similarly marked in the Loofric Missal (ed. F. E. Warren, 1883, 
p. xlv.), with the addition of SS. Alban and Dunstan. The 
second category (marked with an S) agrees generally, but less 
exactly. The later saints include Grimbald, 903; Eadburga, 960 ; 
Merwenna and the translation of St. Swithin, 970; Elgiva, 971 ; 
Dunstan, 988. St. Athclwold (984) does not appear, nor St. 
Alphege (1012). St. Ethelbort the martyr is an addition (20 
May). For a full discussion of the calendar see The Bosicorth 
Psalter , by Abbot Gasquet and E. Bishop (London, 1908), where 
the latter Bhows that it is the pre-Conquest calendar of Canterbury 
Cathedral. The Psalter is of the Roman version, altered in some 
places to the Gallican. A Latin commentary and verbal glosses, 
12th cent., have been inserted for Ps. i.-xxxix. 6, lxxi.-lxxxii. 
(Latin numeration). The A.-S. gloss, which appears to be con¬ 
temporary with the text, includes Ps. xl. 5, 1. 0-21, liii., lxiii., 
lxvi., lxviii.-lxx., lxxxv., oi., cxviii.-cxxxiii., cxxxix. 2, cxl. 1-4, 
cxlii., and the Benedieite, Quicunquo Yult, Te Deum, Magnificat, 
Benodictus, and Nunc Dimittis. Pncums have been inserted for 
Ps. xciv. 1—7, for three hymns (ff. 106 b, 126 b), and for the 
Benedictions on ff. 137b-138b. A Litany (lOth-llth cent.), in 
which Cuthbert is the only English saint, has been added at the 
end of the Canticles (f. 104); and on f. 64, which had been left 
blank, is a list of certain Psalms to be used in connexion with 
special prayers (12th cent.). The Hymnarium contains 101 
hymns, all of which appear in other early English hymnaries 
(cf. Julian, Diet, of Hymnology , 1892, pp. 547-551), though some 
of them are of rare occuiTence. The Canon of the Mass ends with 
the “ Agnus Dei ”; the Mass of the Trinity, which follows, is in a 
different band (similar to that of the Litany on f. 104), and breaks 
off imperfect at the beginning of the last prayer. On the last 
leaf (f. 139) is a curious rhapsodical Latin text, in verses beginning 
with the letters of the alphabet in succession (breaking off at D), 
with a mutilated English title. 

Vellum; ff. ii. •+- 139. 1 ft. 3J in. x 10J in. Late x. cent, (the 

Calendar x.-xi. cent.). Written in a fine minuscule hand in the 

south of England, but there is no sufficient evidence to fix the 
locality. Fine coloured initials, of interlaced patterns, without 
gold, are prefixed to Ps. i., li., ci., cix. (ff. 4, 33, 64 b, 74) ; else¬ 
where plain coloured initials, with the whole of the first lino 
sometimes in large coloured capitals. Titles rubricated. On 
f. 128 b a fine full-page figure of the Lord in glory has been 
drawm in plummet and pencil; and on f. 135 b are drawings (one 

in pencil and the other in ink) for two fine initials (12th cent.). 

A leaf has been cut out before the Psalter. Belonged successively 
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Archbishop of Canterbury, Henry Fitz-Alan, Earl of Arundel, and 
John Lumley, Lord Lumley (f. 2). Bookplate of arms of Francis 
Fortescue Turvile, of Bosworth Hall (cf. Add. 37518). Original 
oak boards. 

37518. Lexicon Tironianum : a collection of the Latin short-hand 
symbols originated by M. Tullius Tiro, the freedman of Cicero, 
and subsequently much increased. The collection is the same as 
in Add. MS. 21164, beginning with ab and ending with placiola 
(sic) ; but it is without the preface there given. For descriptions 
of other MSS. see Kopp, Palaeographica Critica, 1817, i. 294. 

At the end are two fly-leaves forming a single sheet: the first 
(f. 116), in large, heavy uncials, contains eight prayers, with the 
remains of a title in red ink (“ Orationes matutin[ales et vesper- 
tinales?]). The prayers begin (a) “ Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, 
apud quem nihil tenebrosum ” ; (6) “ G rati as tibi agimus”; (c) 
“ Exsurgcntes de cubilibus”; (d) “ Matutina supplicum vota”; 
(e) “ Te lueem veram ” ; (/) “ Deus qui diei noctisque enrsu ” ; 

( g ) “ Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, vespere mane meridie ” ; 

( h ) “Deus qui inlumiuas noctera.” Of these, / is new; the rest 
appear in the Gelasian Sacramentary (iii. §§ 84, 85), but the 
first is here in an enlarged form hitherto found only in Alcuin’s 
supplement to the “ Gregorianum ” (Muratori, Liturgia Humana 
Yetue, ii. 234) and later works. 

The second fly-leaf contains (f. 117) John xiv. 7-14 and 
Luke xxiv. 49-53, written without mark of division, in medium¬ 
sized uncials, and (f. 117 b) Mark xvi. 15-20, in very large 

Vellum ; ff. iv. -f- 117. lOf in. X 7^ in. Early x. cent, and (if. 116, 
117) viii. cent. Probably written in France, but ff. 116, 117 are 
in English hands. The symbols are large and boldly formed, those 
which stand at the beginning of sections of the lexicon being com¬ 
posed of ornamental designs, generally involving interlaced patterns. 
Large ornamental patterns of this character occupy the greater part 
of ff. 1, 51 (the symbols for ab and gaudet). On f. 115b is an inscrip¬ 
tion in a 12th cent, hand, “ *C* ii Idas Marcii: Dedicacio basilice 
s ancti Nicholai millesmo *c* xx* Dommtcalis litter a ’C*” It is pos¬ 
sible that this points to the monastery of Furnes, in the diocese of 
Ypres, Belgium, which was founded in 1120, and dedicated to 
St. Nicholas. On f. 1 is an old press-mark, “ M i° 9',” apparently 
contemporary with the inscription “ J. Fortescue de Salden” (t'5.), 
which (though not his autograph signature) presumably stands for 
Sir John Fortescue, of Salden, co. Bucks (d. 1607, Chancellor of 
the Exchequer and first owner of Salden), who was much 
interested in classical studies (soe A History of the Family of 

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Fortescue , by Thomas, Lord Clermont, cd. 2, 1880, ch. xiv.). The 
MS. seems to have descended through his great-great-grand¬ 
daughter, Frances, to Francis Fortescne Turvile (d. 1839), of 
Bosworth Hall, co. Leicester, whose bookplate of arms is on f. i., 
and thence to O. Turvile Petre, of Bosworth Hall, its late owner. 
A title on f. 1 (“ Cicero, his dictionary of cyfers ”) is of the date 
of Sir John Fortescue. A note is inserted (f. ii.) by T. Astle 
(d. 1803), endorsed “ Mr. Turvile’s MS.”, and referring to his 
Origin and Progress of Writing, published 1784. Bound in oak 
boards, one of which still has its original doe-skin cover. 

37519. Missal, of Sarum use; copied in the 14th cent., apparently 
from an original of the middle of the 13th. Brought up to date 
both by the original scribe and by a 15th cent, reviser. Contents : 
(1) l’roprium de tempore, Advent-Holy Week (Litany, f. 104). 
Followed (f. 106) bj r additions of later date, viz. Dedicatio ecclesiae, 
and, in another hand, of the middle of the 15th cent., Com- 
memoratio sancti Osmundi. f. 1 ;—(2) Prefaces and Canon of the 
Mass. f. 109;—(3) Proprium de tempore contimied. f. 119;— 

(4) Proprium de sanctis. Followed (f. 241 b) by some substituted 
prayers, etc., for the November festivals, with rubric “ iste oraciones 
et secreta et postcommuniones sunt de usu Sar. etdeficiunt superius 
a die omnium sanctorum exclusive in suis locis et ibi scribuntur 
alio (alia?) loco eorurn que non sunt do usu moderne Sar.” At the 
end (f. 242 b) is a note on the two saints of the name Saturninus. 
Marginal references to art. 10 are added in a 15th cent, hand and 
the office of St. Giles (f. 225) is noted as “non Sar.” f. 182 ;— 

(5) Commune sanctorum. f. 242 b;—(6) Ordo ad facienda 
sponsalia. f. 278 b ;—(7) Benedictiones, commendatio animarum, etc. 
f. 281;—(8) Ad missam inortuorum. f. 284 b;—(9) Kyrie, sequences, 
etc. Some (St. Anne, Corpus Christi and others) are in a later 
hand, over erasures, f. 295 b;—(10) Additions of the 15th cent., 
viz. St. Anne, Transl. of St. Richard, St. David, St. Chad, St. 
Cuthburga, St. Winefred, St. John of Beverley, St. Sigismund 
(“contra febres”), etc., with the trental of St. Gregory, f. 325. 
On the fly-leaves (ff. 330 b, 331), in a 15th cent, hand, is an office 
for St. Keneburga. 

Vellum; ff. i. + 331. 6| in. X 4£ in. First half of the xiv. cent. 

Small miniature-initials : others in red and blue. On the cover 
are the initials J. H. N. (early 19th cent.). Sale-cat., Sotheby’s, 
18 July, 1907, lot 301. 

37520. Letter-book of Samuel Bentham, the naval architect, and 
Jeremy Bentham, the philosopher, his brother; 20 Jan. O.S. 1784— 
25 Nov. 1789. The earlier letters (ff. 1—36) relate to S. Bentham’s 
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J. Bentham’s journey through France, the Mediterranean, Constan¬ 
tinople, etc., to join him at Critchoff. At the end (ff. 235-242) are a 
few letters out of chronological order, 5 Jan. 1784-1 Jan. 1788, in¬ 
cluding ff. 235) an original letter from [Richard Howe], Viscount 
Howe, to Jeremiah Benthain, fathor of the above, dated Admiralty, 

5 Nov. 1784. Ff. 1-222 are in the hand of one copyist; flf. 223-242, 
with the exception of Lord Howe’s letter, in J. Bentham’s hand. 
Among the Bentham MSS. previously acquired (Add. MSS. 33537- 
33564), Add. MS. 33558, flf. 206-376, con tains nearly the whole of the 
present volume. See also Add. MS. 33540, flf. 4-243 passim , and Add. 
MS. 33552, flf. 13—68. Portions are printed by Sir J. Bowring in J. 
Bentham’s Works, 1838—1843, vol. x. pp. 147-179. 

Paper; flf. 242. Quarto. Presented by Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker , 
O.M., K.C.S.I. 

37521. Court-book of the manor of Keadby [in Althorpe, co. Lincoln]; 
25 April, 1684-11 May, 1723. Latin . Preceded (f. 1) by forms of 
bonds, etc., and (f. 2 b) by an extract from a court-roll of the 
manor of Cottingham Powis cum Barnard Castle [Cottingham cum 
Baynard Castle, co. York ?]; and followed (f. 74) by a letter from 
J. Newton to E. Laughton, 29 May, 1738. 

Paper; flf. ii.-f 74. Small folio. Belonged in 1907 to Edward 

37522. Collection of Songs and other vocal compositions with a bass 
for harpsichord, etc., in score, by Drs. Ame, Boyce and Pepusch, 
Handel, Henry Carey, and others. Most of them appear to have 
been written for Marylebone, Ranelagh, or Vauxhall Cardens, 
including a song (f. 53 b) in honour of the taking of Martinique 

Paper; flf. 56. Oblong octavo. Belonged to Francis Fortescue in 

1782, and acquired from Rev.-Littlehales by T. W. Taphouse, 

of Oxford, in 1904. 

37523. “ Del Quijote quanto quieras. El Granero General, alivio de 
la indigencia, comvinando sus Reglas y circunstancias ” : a treatise, 
in the form of a dialogue between Justo and his wife Prudencia, 
on the best means of remedying poverty and regulating the food 
supply, by D. Josef Fernandez, Alguacil Mayor of the Holy Office 
and of the royal estates of S. Ildefonso [or La Granja] and Balsam 
[both near Segovia]; with dedicatory epistles to Col. Simon Garcia 
Puerta, Knight of the Order of Montesa and Intendente General of 
the same estates, dated S. Ildefonso, 5 Mar. 1804, and to the public. 
Paper; flf. ii. + 203. 5^ in. x 4 in. A.D. 1804. Bookplate of 

Henry Spencer Ashbee, 1895. Transferred from the Department of 
Printed Books (Ashbee Bequest ). 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37524-37526 

37524. Transcript of an original register of the Quakers in Scar¬ 
borough, Whitby and Stainton Dale, co. York, from 16G1 to 1825, 
containing: (a) General registers of marriages, accounts, “ out¬ 
goings from the truth,” etc., 1704—1735. f. 2 ;—(b) Whitby: the 
same, 1669-1G88. f. 13;—(c) Stainton Dale: register of births, 
deaths and marriages, 1677-1825. f. 28b;—(d) Index of Whitby 
Quakers married, f. 38b;—(e) Scarborough : register of marriages, 
1661-1720. With index, ff. 42, 72 b. On f. 11 are a number of 
queries to other Quaker branches on their behaviour in civil 
transactions, etc. 

The trauscript was made by Bernard P. Scattergood, of Leeds, in 
1903. The original, a paper volume bound iu vellum, then be¬ 
longed to W. E. Denton, of Leeds, but was acquired in 1907 by the 
Society of Friends and is now deposited in their library at Devon¬ 
shire House, Bishopsgate St. Without, London. 

Paper; ff. i. -f- 73. Folio. Presented by B. P. Scattergood , Esq. 


37525. “ Time Book ” of Charles Turner, A.R.A., the engraver (1774- 
1851), 1 Jan. 1798-1 May, 1804, giving notes of the pictures on 
which he was engaged, professional and personal accompts, etc. 
Most of the information has been incorporated by Alfred Whitman 
in his Charles Turner , Engraver , 1907, whero nearly all the pictures 
are identified. 

Paper; ff. 55. Folio. Bound in parchment. Belonged to Sir 
Thomas Phillipps, Bart. (MS. 14826, sale-cat. 1895, lot 1114). 

37526. Heraldic treatise [by John de Yado Aureo al. Bado Aureo], 
in Latin , beg. “ Cum in arrnis et clipeis depiugendis,” end. “ portat 
tree coronas ad modum pali.” There is another copy in Add. 
MS. 29901, ff. 60-79, and a French translation in Stowe MS. 668, 
ff. 52 b-74b. Between ff. 19, 20 a leaf is missing. Sir E. Bysshe 
printed the tract, with the De Studio Militari of Nicholas Upton 
and the Aspilogia of Sir H. Spelman (1654), from two MSS., one in 
his own library, and one belonging to Sir William Le Neve. The 
present MS. has the arms of Le Neve in the initial C, the space for 
which seems to have been originally left blank ; but it differs con¬ 
siderably from the printed text, which agrees more nearly with 
Add. MS. 29901. Sir E. Bysshe identifies the author with Nicholas 
Upton, but a note in Stowe MS. 668, f. 52 b, suggests that Yado 
Aureo is a translation of Guldeford. It does not, however, seem 
possible to identify him with any one of that name. The tract 
was composed (f. 9) at the instance of Anne, Queen of Richard II. 
(d. 1394). On p. 15 of tho printed text, under “ Aper,” tho writer 
says, “nisi amor Hibernio tacere me compellit,” and the present 
MS. (f. 16 b) has “nisi esset suspicio.” The annotator in Stowe 

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MS. 668, f. 60 b, where the words are “ raais pour lamour dirlando il 
me conuyent tayre,” makes this an allusion to Robert do Vere, Duke 
of Ireland, whose crest was a boar, and whose death in 1392 was 
caused by wounds in a boar-hunt. 

Preceding the above tract (ff. 1-8) is “The order in procedinge 
to the parlement on tuesday xii of January, 1562[3], Anno quinto 
Regine Elizabeth,” with notes of a further visit of the Queen, 
15 Jan., and of the adjournment, 10 April, in the hand of Robert 
Glover, Somerset Herald (d. 1588), apparently unprinted; and 
(f. 8 b) in a 17th cent, hand “ Actes of parlm u in March, 1621[2].” 
On f. i. are notes in the hand of John Anstis, the elder, Garter 
King of Arms (d. 1745), of the titles of the works included, etc. 
Vellum ; ff. i. -f 27. xv.-xvii. centt. 6£ in. x 4£ in. Parch¬ 
ment covers. 

37527. Emblems or pictures, drawn with pen and ink, illustrative 
of proverbs, etc. Imperfect at beginning and end; numbered 39— 
354. Each picture has eight lines of French verso, of varying 
length, rhymes abahhcbc , assigned either to “ l’acteur ” or 
*‘lo personage.” While not unlike in form to the Emblemata of 
A. Alciati (1522, etc.), the book is more closely parallel to 
Add. MS. 17297 and to a Paris MS., fonds fr. 24461. The latter, 
which is said to be a book of cartoons for tapestry, contains verses 
composed by Henri Baudo (cf. Les vers de Maitre Henri Baude , ed. 

Quicherat, 1856, and Leroux de Lincy in Lacroix, Le Moyen Age 
et la Renaissance, ii. § 8, and in Melanges de la Soc. des Bibliophiles 
fran^ais (1850), Biblioth. des dues de Bourbon). The first example 
(no. 39) begins, 

“ Ung patissier doit soirs et mains 
Mettre paine et je luy en prye ” 
and the last (no. 354) ends, 

“ Car lospital va conquestant 
Qui de son serf fait son seigneur.” 

In two instances (ff. 40 b, 60 b) a late 16th cent, hand has noted 
Italian equivalents for the proverbs. 

Taper; ff. 151. 8 in. x 5J in. Early xvi. cent. 


37528. “ A Journal of a Voyage undertaken to the South Seas on 
discoveries by His Majesty’s Ships Resolution and Discovery, 
Captains James Cook and Chas. Clerke, Esqrs., Commanders, kopt 
by Thomas Edgar, Master ” : an account of Cook’s third and last 
voyage (1776-1779) by the master of the “ Discovery,” preceded 
by the dimensions of the vessel, a list of her officers and crew, and 
brief notes cf proceedings from 10 Feb. 1776, when the two vessels 
were put in commission, down to 22 July. The actual Journal 

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begins on 1 Aug., when the “ Discovery ” sailed from Plymouth 
to join tho “ Resolution ” at the Cape of Good Hope, and it ends 
abruptly on 6 June, 1778. With drawings of Amsterdam or 
Tougatabu, etc., and Christmas Island, at If. 40, 81. Single leaves 
after ff. 29, 69, and several at the end have been tom out. From 
f. 78 b onwards there are several changes of hand. For other 
journals of the same voyage see Egerton MSS. 2177 (Capt. Cook), 
2591 (D. Sam well). Add. MS. 37327 (J. Law). 

Paper; ff. 102. Folio. Bound in parchment. 


37529, 37530. Letter-books of Richard Hill, Envoy to the Duke of 
Savoy, containing his correspondence with the Earl of Nottingham 
and Sir Charles Hedges, Secretaries of State, Lord Treasuier 
Godolphin, the Duke of Marlborough, James Stepney, Envoy to 
Vienna, and others; 26 July, 1703—6 May, 1706. Mostly in the 
hand of John Chetwynd [2nd Viscount Chetwynd, 1735], his 
secretary, but sometimes autograph. Printed as Diplomatic corre- 
pondence of the lit. Hon. Richard Hill , etc., 1845, by Rev. W. Blackley, 
chaplain to Rowland Hill, 2nd Viscount Hill, partly from originals, 
partly from the present copies, then in the possession of Rev. 
Richard Noel-IIill, 4th Baron Berwick, at Attingham Hall, near 
Shrewsbury. Two volumes. Vol. I. (ff. 105). Letters to R. Hill, 
29 July, 1703—28 Nov. 1705 ; with his credentials, instructions, etc., 
26 July, 1703. Vol. II. (ff. 261.) Letters from him, Aug. 1703- 
6 May, 17 06. At the end of vol. I. (ff. 91 b-105) are the accompts 
of his embassy, 29 Nov. 1703—21 March, 1715. 

Paper. Small folio. 

37531. Register of letters of the Lords Justices of Ireland [Hugh 
Montgomery], Earl of Mount Alexander, Lieut.-Gcn. Thomas Erie 
and Thomas Keightley, to [Laurence Hyde], Earl of Rochester, 
Lord Lieutenant, then in England, chiefly on military matters and 
the defence of the coaBt against an invasion from France; Dublin 
Castle, 11 April-15 Aug. 1702. Some of the letters are printed in 
S. W. Singer’s Correspondence of Henry Hyde , Earl of Clarendon , and 
Laurence Hyde , Earl of Rochester, etc., 1828, vol. ii. 

Paper; ff. i. -f- 39. Small folio. Pliillipps MS. 7291 (sale-cat. 
21-25 Mar. 1895, lot 711). 

37532. “ Journal ” of Edward Gibbon, the historian, being a narrative 
of his life from 8 May, 1737, the date of his birth, to 4 Aug. 1761. 
The date of compilation appears in the opening words, “As I 
propose from this day, August the 24th, 1761, to keep an exact 
journal.” Autograph. It forms Part i. of the series, Add. MSS. 
34876-34879, acquired from Henry North Holroyd, 3rd Earl of 

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Sheffield, in 1896, when it was missing (see a letter from Lord 
Sheffield, 29 July, 1896, in Add. MS. 34876, f. i.). Passages 
marked in pencil for extraction are printed in the footnotes to the 
first Lord Sheffield’s Miscellaneous Works of E. Gibbon , 1814, vol. i. 
pp. 87, 90,94, 95, 105,106,125, 126,138. The second volume of the 
journals (Add. MS. 34876) begins 17 Aug. 1762, leaving roughly 
a gap of twelve months ; extracts, however, appear to have been 
made from a journal covering the interval (see op. cit. pp. 138-140). 
Add. MS. 34879 ends in Dec. 1764. 

Paper; ff. 22. Octavo. 

37533. Wooden book, composed of eight tablets, fastened by silk 
cords passed through two holes bored through one of the long 
sides. The wood is naturally light in colour, and has not been 
whitened. Seven of the pages bear writing in Greek , of the 3rd 
cent., of a grammatical character (lists of verbs with their cases, 
classification of letters of the alphabet, gnomic sentences, classifica¬ 
tion of nouns, rules for the use of cases and moods); the rest are 
blank. The book was no doubt intended for use in schools. Cf. 
Add. MS. 37516. 

lOg in. x 3$ in. Found in Egypt. 

37534. Life and Miracles of SS. Cosmas and Damianus, in Greek. 
Imperfect , wanting two leaves at the beginning (containing, 
however, only a small amount of text), and one or two gatherings 
after f. 14. All the leaves are more or less mutilated, especially at 
the top. The text is divided into 47 chapters, with titles; 
chapters 12—20, with parts of 11 and 21, are lost in the lacuna. 
The narrative differs largely in contents, and wholly in language, 
from that hitherto known (for which see L. Deubner, Kosmas und 
Damian , Leipzig, 1907). At the end (f. 42) a hymn to the 
archangel Michael is appended in a different hand. 

Vellum; ff. 42. 12 in. x 8g in. xi. cent. (?). Written in Egypt, in 
a very late uncial hand, and found with Coptic MSS. bearing dates 
in the late 10th and 11th centt. Initials coloured, and sometimes 
roughly decorated. 

37535. Gawdy Pedigree. “ These genealogeis or descents made the 
yeare 1611 for the Reight Worshippfull Fremlingham Gawdy 
and Lettis, his wyfe, being theldest daughter and coheir of 
S r Robert Knollis, Knight of the Bath to King James. By W. 
Lowther.” Tracing the lines of Gawdy, Bodrygan, Pakenhara, 
Fremlingham, Vaughan, Baskervill, Fumy vail, Bard well, Parre, 
Sergeulex, Blackett, Passeley, Bassingborne, Bullaine, Howard, 
Knollis, from Sir Browse Gawdy, Knight, taken prisoner in 

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Gascony 26 Edw. III. (1352-1353) ; with arms in colour for each 
match, and at the foot the arms in colour of Gawdy and Enollis, 
each with twenty quarterings, recited. Fora list of the quarterings 
of the Gawdy family see also Add. MS. 5522, ff. 170-171 b. 

Vellum roll; 7 ft. 6 in. x 2 ft. 9J in. 

37536. Transcript of “ instructions, letters, and proceedings in tho 
government of Ireland from the beginning of Aprill, 1582, to tho 
18th of Aprill, 1608, inclusive,” breaking off abruptly with tho 
heading of a letter. The words quoted (see f. i.) are in the hand 
of [Arthur Annesloy], 1st Earl of Anglesey (d. 1686), who has 
noted on f. 1 that he “begun to read this booke June 16, 1683,” 
and has added marginal notes throughout. For another transcript, 
a little fuller and more accurate, oovering the period 1578—1603, 
see Add. MS. 4786, ff. 3-224 b, and for similar collections, covering 
portions of the period, see Add. MSS. 4757,4785, ff. 175-260 b, 
and Cotton MS. Titus F. v. 

Paper; ff. iii. -f- 221. Early xvii. cent. Folio. Binding (re- 
backed) of brown leather with a gilt interlaced device in the 
centre and brass cornerpicces. 

37537. Pipe-Roll acquittance to Richard Duke [of Ottorton], sheriff 
of co. Devon, Michaelmas, 30 Charles II. [1678] to Michaelmas, 
31 Charles II. [1679]; dated 6 July, 1680. Latin. 

Vellum roll; 12 ft. 2^ in. X 11^ in. 

37538, A-M. Miscellaneous original letters, etc.:— 

A. John Keats to [Benjamin Robert] Haydon, on a proposal by the 
latter to paint a picture from “ Endymion ” [published in tho fol¬ 
lowing May], and to do a chalk sketch of the poet’s head for a 
frontispiece, and giving brief hints of the subject and scope of his 
projected “ Hyperion ” ; Friday, 23rd [Jan. 1818]. See an account of 
the letter by H. B. Forman in The Atheneeum , 21 May, 1904, f. 1. 
Presented by C. Fairfax Murray , Esq., to be preserved with the auto¬ 
graph MS. of “ Hyperion ” [Add. MS. 37000]. 

B. 1. John Flaxman to William Hayley, (a) on a bust of Lord 
North for Oxford University, two monuments to Sir W. Jones, and 
memorial tablets to W. Cowper and Mrs. Unwin, which he has in 
hand; 2 Nov. 1802, f. 3 ;—(b) on the Cowper and Unwin tablets, 
the Eartbam monument, a bust of Lord Guilford, and the model 
of Earl Howe’s monument; 21 Mar. 1803. f. 5. 

2. [Edward Law, 1st Baron] Ellenborough, Lord Chief Justice, (a) 
to [? Lord Pelham, Secretary of State], reporting the conviction of 
Col. Edward Marcus Despard and six of his fellow conspirators, 
and discussing the juries’ recommendations to mercy in the case of 
Despard and three others; 10 Feb. 1803. f. 7 ;—(b) to — Colling- 

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ridge, respecting his accompt for coach hire, etc.; 17 Nov. 1810. 
f. 9. Followed (f. 10) by a portrait of Lord Ellenborough, 
engraved by B. Holl after Sir J. Lawrence, 1830. 

3. [John Scott, Earl of] Eldon, Lord Chaucellor, to the Duke of-, 

on the debate in the House of Lords on the Bill for removing 
disabilities of Homan Catholic peers; 21 Apr. 1821. f. 11. 

C. “ Prseambulum;” or prelude, in the 1st mode, followed by five 
short fugues and a finale, for organ; circ. 1740. They evidently 
belong to the eighty-four fughettas which formed the 2nd part of 
Franz Ziegler’s Interludia , w’ith a printed copy of which (Niirn- 
berg, 1740) they were originally bound. Apparently in the hand 
of Joseph Diettenhofer, owner of the volume. Quarto, f. 13. 
Transferred from the Department of Printed Books. 

D. 1. Letters to the Kev. John Alexander, Presbyter of Alloa and [1743] 
Bishop of Dunkeld, on the state of the Scottish church, questions 
of theology, etc., from (a) Alexander Livingstone; Dunfermline, 
28 July 1727. f. 16;—(b) Kobert Lyon; Stretton, 2 June, 1747, 
22 June, 1754. ff. 19, 21. 

2. Statement, without date, addressed to the same, of a prophecy 
made in 1740 by an old covenanter to a son of “ Ross of Priesthill,” 
“ that in 1745 K. James the 7th’s grandson wou’d arrive in Scotland, 
wou’d gain two battles, but the Regnant Kings son wou’d cumo 
and totally defeat him,” etc. f. 17. 

3. John Alexander, Bishop of Dunkeld, to Rev. Arthur Petrie, on 
the distressing state of the Scottish Church; Alloa, 13 May, 1771. 
f. 23. 

4. Rev. Nicholas Brett to-, referring to statements of his 

father [Rev. Thomas Brett, non-juror, d. 1743] respecting the 
first edition of John Johnson’s [Vicar of Cranbrook, d. 1725] The 
Unbloody Sacrifice , and his other works; 6 Feb. 174£. f. 25. 

5. Statement concerning the MS. collections loft by John Hunter, 
the anatomist (d. 1793), and their destruction by Sir Everard 
Homo, his executor, in 1823, made by William Clift, Hunter's 
assistant (d. 1849); no date. With a note by Prof. Richard 
Owen that Clift confided tho statement to him “ with his copies 
of the Hunterian MSS.” Printed (see f. 33) in Hunter’s Essays 
and Observations , ed. R. Owen, 1861, vol. ii. p. 497. f. 26. 

6. Diploma of James Bay lie, writer to the Signet, as a member of 
“ the Loyall Scots Club ”; Edinburgh, 7 May, 1695. Yellum. f. 36. 
Presented by C. Davies Sherbom , Esq. 

E. Edward Fitzgerald, poet, to “ Posh ” [Joseph Fletcher], on matters 
connected with tho herring-boat of which each was half-owner; 
1 Nov. 1869. f. 37. 

F. Fragment of a poem by John Clare, the “ Peasant Poet,” being 
the last 19 verses of “ Summer Morning” (see his Poems descriptive 

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of Rural Life and Scenery , 4th ed., 1821, p. 127). Verses 17 and 18 
are omitted from the printed text. Holograph, f. 39. 

Presented by Mr. Charles Pack. 

G. Poem, “To Jane—The Recollection. Feb. 2, 1822,” by Percy 
Bysshe Shelley. Holograph. The MS. was given by Mrs. 
Williams, the “Jane” to whom it was addressed, to E. J. 
Trelawny, from whom it descended to his daughter, Mrs. C. F. 
Call. Collated for W. M. Rossetti’s edition of Shelley’s Poetical 
Works, f. 40. 

Presented by Lt.-Col. and Mrs. Charles Frederic Call. 

H. J[ohn] Humffreys Parry, Serjeant-at-Law, to Harry Bodkin 
Poland [knt. 1895], acknowledging receipt of his edition of the 
Merchandise Trade Marks Act; Temple, 6 Dec. 1862. f. 43. 
Presented by Sir 11. 11. Poland. 

I. William Pitt, the younger, (a) to the Lord Mayor Elect and 
the Sheriffs, excusing his attendance “at Guildhall to-morrow”; 
Walmer Castle, 8 Nov. 1803. f. 44 ;—(b) to some politician whose 
support he was anxious to secure in his designs against Addington’s 
ministry; Walmer Castle, 11 Apr. 1804. f. 45. 

K. Summary of the London weekly Bills of Mortality during the 
Great Plague, 25 Apr.-12 Dec. 1665, arranged under (a) “97 
parishes within the walls of London,” collectively; (b) “16 
parishes without the walls,” singly ; (o) “12 parishes in Middlesex 
and Surrey,” singly; and (d) live other parishes between London 
and Westminster, singly, f. 47. Followed (f. 49) by a note of 
Major William Wilfrid Webb, dat. 7 Nov. 1907, stating that the 
MS. “ was drawn up by Colonel Jeremy Baynes,” and giving its 
history until it reached his own hands, f. 47. 

L. Four Portuguese 6ongs, containing respectively 20, 100, 117 and 
800 verses, written in an uncertain dialect; 19th cent. Included 
in a collection of MSS., chiefly Sinhalese, acquired in 1904 from 
the executors of Hugh Nevill. f. 50. 

Transferred from the Department of Oriental Books and MSS . 

M. Two vellum leaves from a Latin missal, containing part of the 
Service for the Dead, and Services for the festivals of St. Odo, 
St. Wilfrid, and St. Leonard; 12th cent. Taken from the binding 
of Sloaue MS. 284. 8g in. X 6 in. ff. 91, 92. 

Paper and (ff. 36, 91, 92) vellum; ff. 92. Folio. 

37539-37628. Romilly Allen Collection: scrap-books of notes and 
illustrations, photographs, sketches and printed matter, with 
rubbings from sculptures and inscriptions, illustrative of 
archaeology and the history of art, but including also materials 
collected towards a projected extensive work on the “ History of 
Appliances,” by John Romilly Allen, F.S.A., editor of Archaeologia 

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Cambrensis, 1887-1907, and of the Reliquary , 1895-1907, author of 
Early Christian Symbolism , Rhind Lectures, 1887, The Early Christian 
Monuments of Scotland , 1903, etc. Fifty volumes and a large 
number of rubbings in boxes, arranged as follows :— 

37539-37546. Romilly Allen Collection. Nos. I.-VIII. Pre¬ 
historic archaeology, as follows :— 

37539. No. I. Cromlechs, dolmens and 
Stone Ago remains, arranged topo¬ 
graphically. ff. 899. 

37540. No. II. Rubbings (1-6) corre¬ 
sponding to the preceding volume. 

37541. No. III. Stone Age continued, ar¬ 
ranged under subject-headings, ff.443. 

37542. No. IV. Bronze Age remains, 
including brochs, Piets’ houses, cup- 
and ring-marked stones, etc., arranged 
topographically. Great Britain only, 
ff. 600. 

37543. No. V. Rubbings (1-44) cor¬ 
responding to the preceding volume. 

37544. No. VI. Bronze Age continued, 
Ireland and foreign countries. Fol¬ 
lowed by subject-headings, ff. 581. 

37545. No. VII. Rubbings (1-3) cor¬ 
responding to the preceding volume 

37546. No. VIII. Bronze Age con¬ 
tinued. Selected examples of Bronze 
Age decoration, ff. 632. 

37547-37579. Romilly Alles Collection. Nos. IX.-XLT. 
Sculptured Stones, as follows :— 

37547. No. IX. General Details, Stones 
with Crosses only (f. 477), and Eng¬ 
land, co. Bedford-co. Cornwall (f. 651). 
ff. 807. 

37548. No. X. Rubbings (1-30) cor¬ 
responding to tho preceding volume. 
Stones with Crosses only. 

37549. No. XI. Ditto (1-6), co. Bcd- 
ford-co. Chester. 

37550. No. XII. England, co. Cumbor- 
land-co. Middlesex, ff. 840. 

37551. No. XIII. Rubbings and Photo¬ 
graphs (1-99) corresponding to the 
preceding volume. 

37552. No. XIV. England, co. Norfolk- 
co. York. ff. 841. 

37553. No. XV. Rubbings (1-61) cor¬ 
responding to the preceding volume, 
co. Nottingham-co. Worcester. 

37554. No. XVI. Ditto(1-144), co. York. 

37555. No. XVII. Scotland, co. Aber- 
decn-co. Linlithgow, ff. 735. 

37556. No. XVIII. Rubbings (1-57) 
corresponding to the preceding volume, 
co. Aberdeen-co. Argyll (Iona). 

37557. No. XIX. Ditto, with photo¬ 
graphs (1-87), co. Argyll (Keills)-co. 

37558. No. XX. Ditto (1-48), co. Elgin. 

37559. No. XXI. Ditto (1-43), co. Fife. 
37560. No. XXII. Ditto (1-67), co. 

Forfar (Abcrlemno-Farnell). 

37561. No. XXIII. Ditto (1-122), co. 

Forlar (Glammis-Woodwray). 

37562. No. XXIV. Ditto, with photo¬ 
graphs (1-52), co. Haddington-co. 

37563. No. XXV. Scotland, co. Moray- 
oo. Wigtown, ff. 483. 

37564. No. XXVI. Rubbings (1-9) 
corresponding to the preceding volume, 
co. Nairn-Orkney. 

37565. No. XXVII. Ditto (1-55), co. 

Perth (Abernethy-Fortcviot). 

37566. No. XXVIII. Ditto (1-42), co. 

Perth (Fowl is Wcster-Meigle, No. 8). 
37567. No. XXIX. Ditto (1-86), co. 

Perth (Meigle, No. 9-Struan). 

37568. No. XXX. Ditto (1-76), co. 

Renfrew-co. Ross (Roseraarkie). 

37569. No. XXXI. Ditto, with photo¬ 
graphs (1-67), co. Ross (Shandwick)- 
co. Sutherland. 

37570. No. XXXII. Ditto (1-40), co. 

37571. No. XXXIII. Scotland, Sym¬ 
bol Stones, und Ireland (f. 366). ff. 

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37572. No. XXXIV. Rubbings, with 87576. No. XXXVIII. Wales and the 
photographs (1-60), corresponding to Isle of Man (f. 442). ff. 583. 
the preceding volume, co. Aberdeen- 37577. No. XXXIX. Rubbings (1-93) 
co. Caithness. corresponding to the preceding volume, 

37573. No. XXXV. Ditto (1-100), co. Wales, co. Anglesey-co. Glamorgan 
Elgin-co. Fife. (Llantwit). 

37574. No. XXXVI. Ditto (1-60), co. 37578. No. XL. Ditto (1-07), Wales, 
Forfar-co. Sutherland. co. Glamorgan (Margam Abbey)-co. 

37575. No. XXXVII. Ditto (1-123), Fembroke. 

Ireland. 37579. No. XLl. Ditto (1-33), IbIo of 


37580-37590. Romilly Allen Collection. Nos. XLII.-LII. 
Inscribed Stones, as follows :— 

37580. No. XL1I. England, in several 37584. No. XLVI. (1-53). Ditto, oo. 
series, viz. (a) Oghams and early Pembroke. 

capitals, f. 1(b) Komano-Britisli 37585. No. XLVII. Wales, minuscules; 
period, f. 277 ;—(c) Anglian Runes, followed (f. 33G) by mediaeval inscrip- 

f. 3G7;—(d) Later Runes, f. 53G;— tions and (f. 384) general matter. 

(e) Anglo-Saxon capitals, f. 554;— ff. G78. 

(f) A.-S. minuscules, f. 645;—(g) 37586. No. XLVIII. Rubbings (1-79) 

A -S. Fonts, f. 658;—(h) Dedication- corresponding to the preceding volume, 

stones of A.-S. churches, f. 675;—(i) 37587. No. XLIX. Isle of Man and 
Ecclesiastical sundials, f. 718;—(k) (f. 156) Scotland, ff. 502. 

Later dedication-stones, chronologi- 37588. No. L. Rubbings (1-56) cor- 
cally. f. 767. ff. 825. responding to the preceding volume. 

37581. No. XLIII. Rubbings (1-36) 37589. No. LI. Ireland, followed (f. 

corresponding to the preceding volume. 432) by n few foreign inscriptions and 

37582. No. XLLV. Wales, Oghams and (f. 557) general matter relating to tho 
early capitals, ff. 765. Ogham and Runic alphabets, ff. 675. 

37583. No. XLV. Rubbings (1-63) 37590. No. Lll. Rubbings (1-34) cor- 

corresponding to the preceding volume, responding to the preceding volume 
cos. Brecknock-Glamorgan. (Ireland and Brittany)* 

37591-37595. Romilly Allen Collection. Nos. LIII.-LVII. 
Celtic Art, as follows :— 

37591. No. LIII. General DetuilB, 37592. No. LIV. Pagan Period, as 

arranged under subjects, the most above: (a) Personal Ornaments, f. 

important being: (a) Notes for a 4;—(b) Domestic and Toilet Ap- 

lecture on Celtic Art by J. Romilly pliances. f. 286;—(c) Bronze Bowl 

Allen, f. 1(b) Report of A. S. with Zooraorphic Handles and 

Evans’ Rhind lectures on Celtic Art Enamelled Discs, f. 439;—(d) Arms 

from the Scotsman, f. 19;—(c) Tho of Offence and Defence, f. 564;—(e) 

Hallstatt, La T&ne and Marnian Horse-Trappingsand Chariot Fittings. 

Style s of Art. f. 74;—(d) Evidence f. 633;—(f) Woodwork and Bonework. 

as to date of finds. f. 291;—(e) f. 737;—(g) Technical Processes, f. 

Geographical Distribution of finds, 790. ff. 965. 

with references to periodicals, etc., 37593. No. LV. Christian Period, as 
where objects are described, f. 357; above : (a) General Details, including 

—(f) Finds on Inhabited or Fortified Dated Examples, Peculiarities of 

Sites, f. 469;—(g) Sepulchral Re- Celtic Costume, etc.. Lists of Celtic 

mains, f. 606;—(h) Pottery, f. 644. Saints, f. 1;—(b) Metalwork under 

ff. 723. headings given on f. 149. f. 150;— 

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(o) Selected Examples of Figure Sub- 37595. No. LVJI. Patterns in Celtic 
joets in Celtic Art. f. 690:—(d) Art, the chief headings being: (a) 

Select Examples of Illuminated MSS. Interlaced Work. f. 4;—(b) Key 

f. 735;—(e) Ancient Irish Archi- Patterns, f. 538 ;—(c) Spirals, f. 718; 

tccturo. f. 779. ff. 1173. —(d) Zoomorphic Designs, f. 784;— 

37594. No. LVI. Notes on Illuminated (e) The Triskele and Swastika in 

MSS. arranged under libraries: (a) Celtic Art. f. 862;—(f) Index of 

Saxon and Celtic, f. 2;—(b) French. Select Examples of Ornament on the 

f. 191. ff. 266. Sculptured Stones of Great Britain 

and Ireland, f. 1003. ff. 1024. 

37596. Romilly Allen Collection. No. LYIII. Romauo- 

British Archaeology, under the following headings:— 

(a) Fortified sites, f. 1;—(b) Walls of Roman materials in later times, f. 

Hadrian and Antonine. f. 39;—(e) 440;—(i) Roads, f. 4G2 ;—(k) Sculp- 

Inhabited sites, f. 130;—(d) Villas. tured stones, f. 471;—(1) Tesselatcd 

f. 203;—(c) Baths, f. 242;—(f) In- pavements, f. 486;—(in) Roman 

dustrial remains, f. 250;—(g) Port- remains in Wales, f. 531;—(n) Scot- 

able objects, f. 344;—(h) Re-use of land. f. 615. ff. 655. 

37597. Romilly Allen Collection. No. LTX. Lomhardo- 

Byzantine Art. Arranged partly topographically (ff. 82-215), 
partly by subjects, including:— 

(a) Plans of churches. f. 217;—(b) tured slabs, f. 287;—(k) Well-heads. 

Ambons. f. 237;—(c) Baptisteries. f. 293;—(1) Windows, f. 302;—(m) 

f. 239;—(d) Capitals of columns, f. The Vino. f. 335;—(n) The Peacock. 

211;—(e) Ciboria. f. 256;—(f) Doors f. 311;—(o) Interlaced work. f. 350 ; 

ami Doorways, f. 261;—(g) Sarco- —(p) Merovingian and Carlovingian 

phagi and sepulchral mouuments. f. interlaced work. f. 352. ff. 358. 

268;—(h) Screens, f. 274;—(i) Sculp- 

37598-37601. Romilly Allen Collection. Nos. LX.-LXIII. 
Anglo-Saxon Art, arranged as follows:— 

37598. No. LX. Historical facts, notes Glass, f. 143. Followed (f. 167) by 

and references; followed (f. 280) by examples of MSS. of the Christian 

lists of Saxon churches, etc., and (f. period, ff. 440. 

413) topographical arrangement of 37601. No. LXIII. Selected examples 
Anglo-Saxon remaius alphabetically of art, Christian period continued, 
under each kingdom, ff. 834. viz.: (a) Metalwork, f. 1;—(b) 

37599. No. LXI. Rubbings (1-6) cor- Jewellery, etc. f. 124;—(c) Ivory 

responding to the preceding volume carvings, f. 253;—(d) Carved wood- 

(Cambridge, co. Catnb., and Dodding- work. f. 306;—(e) Textile fabrics 

ton, co. Nortliumb.). and embroidery, f. 315 ;—(f) Coins. 

37600. No. LXII. Selected examples f. 329;—(g) Seals, f. 359;—(h)Sculp- 

of art, pagan period, especially the turod stonework, f. 365;—(i) Sculp- 

following: (a) Metalwork, f. 8 ;—(b) tured details of churches, f. 420;— 

Jewellery end personal ornaments. (k) Archer with scroll foliage, f. 590. 

f. 47;—(c) Pottery, f. 128;—(d) ff. 602. 

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37602. Romilly Allen Collection. No. LXIV. Scandinavian 
Art. The most important headings are :— 

(a) Ecclesiastical architecture, f. 67 ;— 
(b) The Viking Ship. f. lift;—(c) 
Discoveries at Fblhagen, Sturko and 
Vendel in Sweden, f. 139;—(d) 
Stone axe-heads with inscriptions and 
ornament, f. 169 ;—(e) Jewellery, f. 
174;—(f) Metalwork. f. 391;—(g) 
Objects of ivory, bone and wood. f. 

462;—(h) Pottery and glass, f. 488; 
—(i) Sculptured stones, f. 523;—(k) 
Miscellaneous typical objects, f. 553; 
—(1) Stone of King Gorm and Queen 
Thyra at Joellinge. f. 581;—(m) 
Thor’s hammers, f. 598(n) Selected 
examples of ornament, f. 622. ff. 781. 

37603. Romilly Allen Collection. No. LXV. Scandinavian 
Art in Great Britain. The chief headings are :— 

(a) Metalwork and jewellery, f. 163;— 
(b) Objects of ivory.’bone and wood, 
f. 203;—(c) Staffordshire clog- 
almanacs. f. 241;—(d) Sculptured 
stones of Scandinavian typo, Pre- 
Norman and (f. 350) Norman, f. 278; 
—(e) Manx crosses. f. 358;—(f) 
Northern mythology, f. 391;—(g) 

Thor’s hammers, f. 409;—(h) Eaglo 
carrying off infant. f. 414;—(i) 
Figure subjects, f. 416;—(k) Zoo- 
morphic designs. f. 467 ; — (1) 
Selected examples of ornament, Inter¬ 
laced-work, Triskele and Swastika, 
f. 498. ff. 563. 

37604-37611. Romilly Allen Collection. Nos. LXVI.-LXXIJI. 
Norman Sculpture, as follows :— 

87604. No. LXV I. Doorways and 
Tympana, England, arranged topo¬ 
graphically. ff. 641. 

37605. No. LXVII. Rubbings, photo¬ 
graphs and drawings (1-78) cor¬ 
responding to the preceding volume. 

37606. No. LXVIII. Fonts, England, 
co. Bedford-co. Norfolk, ff. 587. 

37607. No. LX1X. Rubbings (1-43) 
corresponding to the preceding volume, 
co. Cumberland-on. Kent. 

37608. No. LXX. Fonts, England, co. 
Northampton-co. York (f. 1), and 
Wales (f. 295); Leaden Fonts of 
various periods (f. 518). ff. 584. 

37612, 37613. Romilly Allen 
Decorative Art, as follows: 

37612. No. LXXIV. Evolution of 
Decorative Art, the most important 
headings being: (a) Two lectures 
on the Origins of Primitive Art and 
the Evolution of Decorative Art, 
delivered by J. Romilly Allen as part 
of the Yates lectures for 1898. f. 1;— 
(b) Theory of the Evolution of Decora- 

37609. No. LXXI. Rubbings, photo¬ 
graphs and drawings (1-54) cor¬ 
responding to the preceding volume, 
England, co. Northnmpton-co. York, 
Wales, and Scotland. 

37610. No. LXXII. Miscellaneous 
Norman Sculpturo in England (f. 1), 
France (f. 567), and Belgium (f. 724), 
Sweden and Denmark (f. 755). ff. 

37611. No. LXXIII. Rubbings and 
photographs (1-70) corresponding to 
the preceding volume, viz.: England 
(1-33), Scotland, Dalmeny (34 63), 
and Ireland, Glendalough (64-65). 



tivo from Pictorial Art. f. 114;—(c) 
Patterns of Structural Origin, f. 334 ; 
—(d) Patterns suggested by Lashing 
and Bandaging, f. 495(e) Patterns 
of Religions and Symbolical Origin, 
f. 515;—(f) Cruciform Patterns, f. 
674;—(g) The Swastika, f. 727;— 
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Arizona from the Smithxonian liejyort, 
Bureau of Ethnology , of various dates, 
f. 838. ff. 1021. 

37013. No. LXXV. Geometrical Sur¬ 
face Ornament, etc., tho chief head¬ 

ings being : (a) Theory, f. 1(h) 
Triangular System, f. 101; — (c) 
Square System, f. 175;—(d) Use of 
Geometrical Ornament, f. 295;—(e) 
Zoomorphic Designs, f. 482. ff. 850. 

37614. Romilly Allen Collection. No. LXXVf. Early 
Christian Symbolism, tho chief headings being: — 

(a) Lists of Subjects, f. 1;—(b) Indox 
of Subjects in Norman Sculpture (f. 
48) and 12th cent. Sculpture abroad, 
f. 178;—(c) Old Testament, f. 300; 
—(d) New Testament, f. 405;—(o) 
Secular Subjects, f. 030 ;—(f) Crosses. 

f. 070;—(g) On Ivory Carvings, f. 71G; 
—(h) Tho Months, Seasons and Signs 
of the Z'xliao. f. 743;—(1) Foliage, 
f. 823;—(j) Subjects founded on tho 
properties of the Animal, Yegetablo 
and Mineral Worlds, f. 893. ff. 1256. 

37615-37625. Romilly Allen Collection. Nos. LXXVIL- 
LXXXVII. History of Appliances. Drafts of the classifica¬ 
tion aro prefixed to tho first volume. Eleven volumes, as 

37615. No. LXXVII. Supply of food 
and drink by (a) Hunting and fishing, 
f. 88;—(b) Agriculture, f. 424. ff. 723. 

37616. No. LXXVII1. Preparation, 
storage and consumption of food nud 
drink, f. 163. Followed (f. 513) by 
Toilet, dress and personal ornament, 
ff. 709. 

37617. No. LXXIX. Production of (a) 
Fire. f. 1 (b) Light, f. 155;—(c) 

Heat. f. 683. ff 716. 

37618. No, LXXX. (a) Furniture, 

including library fittings, cradles, 

baskets, etc. f. 1;—(b) Warfare, f. 
175;—(c) Surgery, medicine and care 
of the eyes. f. 304;—(d) Disposal of 
the dead. f. 332;—(e) Religious and 
superstitious purjxises. f. 367. ff. 706. 

37619. No. LXXXI. (a) Production 

of sound and music, f. 1 ;—(b) 
Punishment, execution and torture, 
f. 179;—(c) Exchange and barter, f. 
272;—(d) Measurement of weight, 
length, area anil bulk. f. 294;—(e) 
Setting out lines, angles, etc. f. 328; 
—(f) Astronomy. f. 843;—(g) 

Measurement of timo. f. 363 ;—(h) 
Keeping of records and occoinpts. f. 
603. ff. 656. 

37620. No. LXXX11. Locomotion and 
transport, viz. (a) By Land. f. 6;— 

(b) Over frozen snow and ice. f. 376 ; 
— (c) Over water, f. 468. ff. 717. 

37621. No. LXXXIII. Machinery for 
(a) Opening and closing, f. J (b) 
Luying hold of solids, including Raft¬ 
ing of tools, etc. f. 632. ff. 863. 

37622. No. LXXXIV. Machinery for 
(a) Obtaining j>ower from muscular 
force, water, wind, etc. f. 1;—(b) 
Conversion of velocity or motion, etc. 
f. 120 (c) Pumping water, blowing 

air, raising weights, etc. f. 191;—(d) 
Effecting adjustments, f. 344;—(e) 
Mechanical devices for special pur¬ 
poses. f. 455. ff. 546. 

37623. No. LXXXV. Manufactures, 
iucludiug the following headings:— 
(a) 'fools for altering the forms of solids, 
f. 22 ;—(b) Tools used by quarryman 
and minor, f. 52;—(c) Metallurgy, 
f. 89;—(d) Chemist, f. 114;—(e) 
Maker of Hint implements, f. 121;— 
(f) Blacksmith, f. 178;—(g) Potter, 
f. 198;—(h) Leather worker, etc. f. 
208;—(i) Uses of plants, f. 223;— 
(k) Carpenter and worker in wood, 
f. 230;—(1) Preparation of textile 
mateiials. f. 3<H);—(rn) Spinning, 
f. 339;—(n) Reeling, f. 526. IT. 607. 

37624. No. LXXXVI. Textile tnanu- 
faetures continued, including(a) 
Preliminary processes in weaving, 
f. 25;—(b) Plain weaving, f. 47 ;— 

(c) Pattern weaving, f. 86;—(d) 
Different kinds of loom. f. 114 ;—(e) 


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Belt, garter and ribbon looms, etc. 
f. 215 ;—(f) Dyeing, etc. f. 282;—(g) 
Tailor and dress-maker, etc. f. 286; 
—(li) Samplers, f. 315 (i) Knitting 

gear. f. 344;—(k) Netting, f. 430; 
—(1) Lace-making, f. 439. ff. 459. 

37625. No. LXXXVIL Arts of con¬ 
struction, etc., Tiz. :—(a) Primitive 

engineering, f. 4 ;—(b) Stone mason 
and brick-layer, f. 148;—(c) En¬ 
caustic tile kilns, f. 156;—(d) Prim¬ 
itive architecture, f. 208;—(o) Deco¬ 
rative arts. t. 297 ;—(f) Recreation, 
amusement and sports. f. 320;— 
(g) Use of tobaoco und other narcotics, 
f. 532. ff. 550. 

37626, 37627. Romilly Allen Collection. Nos. LXXXVIII., 
LXXX1X. Domestic Architecture, as follows :— 

37G26. No. LXXXVIII. Selected 
examples. Great Britaiu, topographic¬ 
ally. ff. 520. 

37627. No. LXXXIX. Foreign examples. 
Followed (f. 120) by subject headings 
for details, ff. 406. 

37628. Romilly Allen Collection. No. XC. Classified lists of 
papers and articles by J. R. Allen, 1876—1890, and (f. 9) of 
papers in various proceedings of societies, etc., relating to 
subjects in which he was interested, ff. 447. 

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37629. “ ITardwicke origin and dispersion, by Herbert Junius Hard- 
wicke, including (1) Additions and corrections to the 

author’s “ Hardwick© Pedigrees ” in Add. MS. 37447. f. 2 ;— 
(2) Origin and dispersion of the various fatnilios of Hardwick© 
of co. Derby, f. 24;—(3) Descent of various members of tho 
families from tho Plantagcnot kings, f. 37. 

Paper ; ff. 51. a.d. 1908. Largo folio. Presented by the Compiler. 

37630. “ SoatiiAn an Chrabhaidh,” or “ Tho Mirror of Devotion.” 
Irish. The translation by Florenco Conroy, Archbishop of Tuatu, 
from the Spanish work entitled Tratado llamado el Dcsseoso y por 
otre nombre Espcjo de religiosos, Toledo, 1542, for which see Brunet, 
Manuel , ed. 1801, ii. p. 627. There is an English translation of 
Part i. in Roy. MS. 7 A. xii., f. G. Printed at Louvain, 1016, under 
the title Emanuel. Leabhar ina bhfuil mod It iarrata ague fhaghala 
fhorbhthearhda na beathadh riaghallha ar attugadh drong airighthe 
Sgdthan an crabhaidh drong oile Desiderius. In several hands. 
Imperfect at the beginning, wanting the introductory matter and 
chap. i. Tho first leaf is mutilated. The note beginning: “Do 
thaithnig an leabhransa chomhmor,” which follows tho titlepago 
in tho Louvain edition, is, however, written in tho second hand on 
a leaf inserted (f. 2) with tho title (not in tho Louvain ed.) “an 
fear friotail aur an leglithora,” i.o. “ tho translator to the reader.” 
Chap. vi. of Part i., which ends abruptly at the words “nidh 
heagal do” (f. 9, Louvain ed. p. 33) is written in a third hand on 
different paper, several blank leaves of which follow. Tho text is 
resumed in a fourth hand in tho middle of chap. xiv. at tho 
words “ a gad fein nach fnil ag do chomharsuin ” (f. 10, Louvain 
od. j). 92, ad Jin.). At f. 101 b tho first hand reappears and con- 

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tiuues to the end. Ends (Part iii. chap, xv.) at the words “ ata 
am High am sliearbhontaigh ” (f. 113 b, Louvain ed. p. 343). 
Paper; ff. 103. in. x 6 in. (f. 2, in. x 5g in.), xvm. cent. 
Presented by Mr. Charles A. Wray. 

37631. Papers of Capt. John t’lunies Ross, first real settler on tho 
Cocos or Keeling Islands in the Indian Ocean, mostly concerned 
with his relations with Alexander Ilare, settled for a time on 
another island of the same group ( cf'. J. C. Ross's Statement 
regarding the Settlement of the Cocos Islands, 1837), viz.:— 

1. Letter of Ross to J. L. Adam, enclosing the following articles; 
Cocos, April, 1854. f. 1. 

2. “Outlines of Facts, by A. Hare,” filled in by Ross, copiod by 
John George Ilendrik Dill in 1854 from a copy made by Ross in 
1830-31. f. 16. 

3. Documents referred to: (a) letter from Edw. Pressgrave, acting 
secretary [? Straits Settlements], to Ross concerning a settlement 
on the Poggy Islands off Sumatra; Fort Marlbro’, 8 Jan. 1824. 
Enclosing a copy of a letter on tho same subject to John Christie, 
21 Mar. 1821. f. 128;—(b) Letter from John and Joseph Hare to 
Ross, enclosing a power of attorney, etc.; London, 4 Oct. 1826. 
f. 133;—(c) Accompt hot ween Ro*s and Haro; Cocos, 25 July, 
1828. f. 142;—(d) Hare’s instructions to his supervisor; Aug. 
1830. f. 145. 

4. “ Voyages of tho Adventure and Beagle. Supplement to the 2nd, 
3rd and Appendix volumes of the first edition (1839), written for, 
and in the namo of, the author.. .by J. C. Ross ” : a satiro (mostly 
on the same matters) upon Capt. Robert Fitzroy’s book, provoked 
by statements in his own and Charles Darwin’s accounts of their 
visit to tho islands (see vol. ii. p. 630, and vol. iii. p. 539). 

Paper ; ff. 233. Folio. Presented by Frank Adam, Esq. 

37632. Map of the Mediterranean coasts, with part of the Atlantic 
Ocean, from 4 Stilanda ’ and 4 Frixlanda ’ [Iceland] to Arguin in 
Africa [circ. 20° N. lat.], with tho Azores, etc. By Bartolome 
Olives of Majorca, at Messina, 1563. Other maps (dated 1532, 
1538, 1559, 1561, 1584, 1588) by this chartograplier are noticed by 
Uzielli and Amat, Studi nella Sturia della Geograjia in Italia 
(1882 ), ii. pp. 241—292. The 1559 map is perhaps that now at 
Oxford, Canonici MS. 641 (see Holmes in Add. MS. 20753, f. 184). 
Maps by Joan Martinos of Messina (Sloane MS. 5019, dat. 1582) 
represent a similar tradition. 

Vellum; 3 ft. 6 in. x 2 ft. 2 in. a.p. 1563. Illuminated orna¬ 
ment, tho Virgin and Child, cities with Hags, etc. Presented by 
E. E. Berry, Esq. 

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37633. Chinese imperial decrees and memorials by officials on the 
war with England and Franoe and the flight of the emperor from 
Pekin, found in Sinho, 12 Aug. 1860, and Yuan-Ming-Yuan, the 
Summer Palace, 8 Oct. 1860, and translated into English chiefly 
by Sir Thomas Francis Wade, Chineso Secretary to Lord Elgin ; 
lnjforo 12 Aug. 1860, 26 Aug.-13 Sept. 1860. 

Paper ; ff. 55. Small folio. Presented by Colonel Henry Knollys , II.A. 

37634. Correspondence of Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount 
Townshend, Secretary of State, principally with Horatio Walpole 
[cr. Karon Walpole of Wolterton 1756], as Ambassador at Paris, 
including also many letters from Rev. W. Ayerst, Secretary to 
the Embassy, and Sir L. Schaub, Ambassador, to G. Tilson ; 10 Nov. 
N.S. 1720-21 Dec. O.S. 1724. The letters deal principally with 
the undermining of Sir L. Sehaub’s influence by Walpole, the 
question of investitures in the Italian duchies, the dukedom 
desired for Monsieur de la Vrilliere, the abdication of Philip V. of 
Spain, the abolition of the Ostend Company, etc. Extracts aro 
printed in Coxe’B Memoirs of Lord Walpole , vol. i.; see also the 
Historical MSS. Comm., 11th Report, Appendix IV., MSS. of tho 
Marquis Townshend, pp. 109, 110. 

Paper; ff. 406. Small folio. 

37635. Register of letters of Henry Boyle [Baron Carleton 1714], 
Secretary of State, to Charles Townshend, Viscount Townshend, 
Ambassador to tho Hague, concerning tho ratification of tho 
preliminary tieoty with Franco and tho evacuation of Spain; 
13 May-21 June, 1709. 

Paper; ff. 10. Small folio. 

37636. Miscellaneous papers of the Townshend family; 23 Mar. 
1G32-8 Feb. 1816. Among tho contents are:— 

1. Commission to Roger Townshend ns colonel of a regiment of foot 
to be forthwith raised; 12 April, 1706. Signed by Queen Anne, 
etc. f. 6. Followed ( ff. 7-19) by papers relating to the regiment, 
1708, including (f. 14) a list of officers. 

2. Extract from court-roll of tho manor of Cogishall in Fordham, co. 
Camb., admitting Edward Harrison, of Balls Park, co. Ilertf., 
father-in-law of Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend, to 
tenancy; 17 Oct. 1722. f. 20. 

3. Upholsterer’s bill for Lord Lyno [Baron Lynn, i.e. Charles 
Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend]; 4 Sept. 1724. f. 21. 

4. Election expenses at Tnmworth; 6 May, 1742[1]. f. 31. 

5. Letter from George Townshend, 4th Viscount Townshetid, to 
Charlotte Compton, daughter of James Compton, Earl of Noit-h- 

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ampton, ami Baroness Ferrers in her own right, his future wife; 
12 Oct. 1751. f. 39. 

6. Letters to the above Viscount Townshend from (a) George Gren¬ 
ville; 28 Dec. 1764. f. 42;—(b) William Perceval; 20 June, 
1772. f. 44;—(c) John Hely-IIutchinson, Prime Serjeant, Ireland ; 
3 Oct. 1772. f. 46. 

7. Certified pedigree of Charles Fox Townshend, fellow commoner of 
St. John’s College, Cambridge, as descended from the Blood Royal 
of England, by G. 31. Leake, Chester Herald ; 8 Feb. 1816. f. 49. 
Paper; ff. 49. Folio. 

37637. Regimental and other accompts of Col. Roger Townshend ; 
16 July, 1706-28 June, 1708. 

Paper; ff. 19. Octavo. 

37638. Accompt-book of James Compton, 5th Earl of Northampton, 
whose daughter Charlotte, Baroness Ferrers in her own right, 
married Goorge Townshend, 4th Viscount Townshend; 17 Mar. 
1744-26 Sept. 1754. Among the items are (a) expenses for Lady 
Ferrors’ wedding clothes; 31 Aug., 9 Nov. 1751. ff. 76b, 78: — 
(b) expenses of entertainments for her wedding; 28 Dec. 1751. 
f. 79;—(c) payment of her portion of £12,000; 19 Dec. 1751. 
f. 82. 

Paper; ff. 106. Quarto. 

37639. Me88E solenneli.e (Ste. Cecile), in full score, by Charles 
Gounod. Hulotjrayli , with signatures. 

Paper; ff. 41. After 1852 (see f. 37 b). Folio. 

37640. Register of records of tho manors of South Brent and 
Churchstow, co. Devon, formerly held by Buck fast loigh Abbey, co. 
Devon, viz.:— 

1. Grants by tho Abbey of land in South Brent, 1270-1314. Lat. 
The names of several abbots are given, f. 1. 

2. Boundaries of the moors of Brent and Buckfaslleigh, and of 
Dartmoor Forest, the latter taken 24 July, 1240, by Richard, Earl 
of Cornwall. Lat. f. 15. 

3. Covenant between the Abbey and Sir Richard Champemouno 
concerning the bounds between Kingsbridge and Dodsbrook, 1402. 
Lat. f. 15 b. 

4. Notes of heriots and reliefs paid in Bient manor, March, 1569- 
March, 1608. f. 16. 

5. Abstract, of court-rolls of Brent manor, “ touchingo their customes,” 
1331—1568. Eiujl. and Lat. Willi an addition in another hand, 
1624. f. 21 b. 

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6. General confirmation of lands by Richard I. to the Abbey, ». d. 
Lat. f. 25. 

7. Inquisition of tho bounds of Brent Moor aud Dartmoor Forest; 
5 Aug. 1557. Lat. f. 25 b. 

8. Grants, etc., by the Abbey in Churchstow, 1274—1295. Lat. f. 31. 

9. Confirmation by Henry II. to tho Abbey of a fishery in “ Norton 
super aquam Avene” [near Churchstow], n. d. Lat. f. 31. 

10. Abstract from court-rolls of Churchstow manor, 1513—1007. 
Engl, and Lat. f. 32. 

On If. 1, 13 b, 14, etc., there are notes by the scribe concerning tho 
sources of these copies. On f. 27 is a note of the death, in 1850, 
of John Elliott, lord of S. Brent manor, and on f. 35 the name of 
anol her John Elliott, 1871. 

Vellum; ff. 35. 11 in. x 7j in. Circ. 1610. 

37641-37647. “ Arms of the Cardinals of the Iloly Roman Church ; 
1342-1903. Compiled by Gustavo Arthur Bouvior, 1884—1903.* 
Seven volumes, each containing several parts, the arms being in 
trick, in colour, or engraved, with descriptions and biographical 
details in MS. At the end of each part, except in four cases 
(vols. i. pt. 1, v. pts. 4, 5, vi. pt. 1), is an index of names and 
sometimes of mottoes. The last three volumes contain also many 
letters and portraits; the names appear in the Index to this 
Catalogue. Paper. Folio. 

37641. Vol. 1. (ff. 193). 1342-1503. 

37612. Vol. II. (ff. 185). 1503-1590. 
37643. Vol. III. (ff. 141). 1590-1655. 

37644. Vol. IV. (ff. 135). 1655-1721. 

37615. Vol. V. (ff. 186). 1721-1816. 

37616. Vol. VI. (ff. 111). 1817-1866. 

37617. Vol. VII. (ff. 149). 1868-1903. 

37648. Overture, etc., in score, to operas by Pietro Generali and Karl 
Gottlieb Reissiger. 

Paper; ff. 44. xix. cent. Oblong folio. 

37649. I jKTTERs Patent of William Detheck [Dethick], Garter, 
granting arms to William le Master, LL.D., a Master in Chancery, 
Chancellor of the Bishop of Norwich; 17 Nov. 1587. Latin. With 
the arms in colours : or, on a fess between three pheons gules 
two lions passant of tho field ; crest, an arrow in pale gules , barbed 
and feathered argent , entiled with a leopard’s head or. Arms of 
Dethick in tho initial, and tho royal arms, garter, and York and 
Lancaster roses in tho upper margin. Signed ; with seal (im¬ 

Vellum, 20 in. X 12 in. 

37650. “ Ancient Earthworks in Herefordshire surveyed and drawn 
by Edward Andrews Downman,” visited and examined 1895, 1896, 
1905, 1906. With brief descriptions and an introduction (ff. 2, 3), 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37651-37653. 

dated March, 1908, and (f. 4) a list of the plane. The names of . 
places are given in the Index. 

Paper; ff. 97. a.d. 1908. Large folio. 

37651. “ A Coi.lkcTion of monumental inscriptions, church notes, etc., 
in the parts of Holland in Lincolnshire, mdccxc,” the places being 
arranged under the hundreds of Elloe, Kirton and Skirbeck (indices 
on 11'. 1 l), 91, 144). Notices of benefactions and descriptions of 
arms are included, together with copies of wills and other 
documents. Book-plate and signature (f. 1) of Robert Taylor, of 
Heckington, co. Line., by whom the collection was apparently made. 
Paper; ff. i. -f 230. 9f in. x 7£ in. 

37652. Accompt Book of “ Mr. William Derby, Remembrancer of the 
first fruits, from August, 164.j, to the la>t of December, 1049” (on 
the vellum cover), sc. : (1) “Liber Priraitiarum Cleri receptarum 
ad usum Reiptiblicao a 28° die Julii, 1048, usque ultimum diem 
Decembris, 1049,” headed “Moneys paid to John Wheeler, 
Receavour,” etc. f. 2;—(2) “ Comporicions for first ffruits,” 
Aug. 1045-Dec. 1649. f. 32;—(3) “ Obligacioues remanentes in 
Compoto Kememoratoris primitiarum et decimarum pro uno anno 
integro linito ultimo die Decembris, a.I). 1049 ”: arrears of first 
fruits, Feb. 1004-Dec. 1049. f. 54;—(4) Arrears of tithes, 
f. 98;—(5) “ Primitio exonerate per iudieium Curie et in Compoto 
liememoiatoris,” etc.: notes of admission, death, etc., of incumbents 
and dates of judgments, 1030—1048. f. 100. The names of 
incumbents are given throughout. 

Taper (much worm-eaten), with vellum covers; ff. 101. Folio. 

37653. “Signals and Instructions iu Addition to the General Printed 
Sailing and Fighting Instructions.” Printed, with copious MS. 
alterations and additions, signed by Adm. Sir G. B. Rodney, 
dated “on beard II.M.S. Sandwich at Spithead, 18tli Dec. 1779 ” 
(on his appointment to command the fleet for the West Indies ), 
and addressed to Capt. [John] Douglas, of II.M.S. Terrible. 
An article ( j>rinted ) by Julian S. Corbett in The Times, 19 Dec. 
1905, is annexed (f. 20), in which it is shown that the Instructions 
here printed were drawn up (probably by Hawke or under his 
influence) between 1760 and 1778, while Rodney’s alterations and 
additions form a new code, under which the battle of 12 April, 
1782, was fought. Neither set of Instructions was known beforo 
the discovery of this copy. The flags described are coloured by 
hand in the margin. See J. S. Corbett, Signals and Instructions 
J77t)—l7i)4 (Navy Records Soc., vol. xxxv., 1908[9]), p. 180, where 
the full text is printed. 

Paper; ff. 22. Small folio, xvm. cent. Belonged beforo 1908 to 
George Pritchard (Sotheby’s sale-cat. 12 June, 1908, lot 211). 

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Tim following MSS., 37654-37676, formed part of the library of Sir 
Thomas Phillipps , Bart., of Middle Hill, co. Wore., and Cheltenham 
(d. 1872). 

37854. Wardrobe-accomit of Richard do Bremesgravo, keeper of tho 
king’s stores at Berwick upon Tweed, 27 Edw. I. [1298—1299], 
under heads:—(a) Receipt of victuals at Berwick from tho sheriffs 
of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, the warden of 
Kingston upon Hull, and bailiffs of Yarmouth, f. 1 ;—(b) Issues 
of corn and other victuals by Bremesgrave, Roliert Heroun, John 
de Weston, and John Spark to the sheriffs of Edinburgh, Roxburgh 
and Berwick, tho constable of Jed worth Castle, and Alexander le 
Convers for Stirling Castle, and victuals sold. f. 5;—(c) 
“ Necessaria,” including expenses of cellarage, cooperage, transport, 
payments to masters of ships named, repair of roads and of 
Berwick bridge, purchase of “ hausers,” yew and bides for siege- 
engines, sea-coal, Eastland boards, etc. f. 8b;—(d) Wages paid 
by the orders of Walter doLangton, Bishop of Lichfield], treasurer, 
to knights, named, from Yorkshire, coming to Newcastle “pro 
abbatibus, prioribus, militibus, rectoribus et aliis libere teuentibus 
de dicto comitatu ad peticionem domini regis,” to keep the marches, 
f. 12;—(o) Wages of mariners of ships named, f. 12 b;— 
(f) “Prestita.” f. 14 b;—(g) Receipts of money from tho ward¬ 
robe, proceeds of sale of victuals, etc. f. 15. Tho book is endorsed 
“ Bremmesgraue. Anno xxvii°. Intratur et examinatur per 
totum.” Later accompts of this series are in llarl. MS. G2G 
(28th year) and Add. 173G0 (31st year). 

Vellum; ft*, i. (paper fly-leaf) 4- 16. 11 ^ in. X 7^ in. a.p. 1299. 

Sold by Puttick and Simpson, 23 Juno, 1848, lot 214, and again at 
tho same placo to Sir Tho. Phillipps, 16 Apr. 1850, lot 573. 
Thillipps MS. 25G00 (salc-cat. 1908, lot 248). 

37655. Wabprode Day-book, 34 Edw. I. [1306]. Incomplete. Art. 1 
consists of portions of a cancelled roll taken from the old cover. 
The date is shown by tho itinerary to bo the same year as that of 
art. 2. 

1. Part of a diet-roll of tho household, comprising eight weeks 
and two days from Eastor [3 Apr.-30 May, 1306]. Tho roll only 
shows the daily expense of each department of the household 
and issues of wine and wax and tho itinerary (Winchester to 
Westminster), f. 1. 

2. “ Jornalo contrarotulatoris ”: the controller’s day-book, 27 July— 
8 Oct. and 23 Oct.—19 Nov. 34 Edw. I. [1306]. Tho gap of a 
fortnight is represented by threo blank leaves. Besides itinerary 
tho particulars show names of household officers receiving wages, 
expenses of messengers, alms, etc. f. 5. 

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Vellum; ff. 12. 12^ in. x 9 in. (ff. 1, 3, 4 are broader). Phillipps 

MS. 139G9 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 251). 

37656. Wardrobe-accompt [of John de Claxton, Keeper] of the 
Wardrobe of Thomas [of Brotherton] and Edmund [of Woodstock] 
tho king’s sons [afterwards Earls of Norfolk and Kent], 13 Feb.- 
19 Nov. 33 Edw. I. [1305]. Tho princes, aged four and three 
respectively at tho beginning of the accompt, lived chiefly at 
Ludgershall, co. Wilts, under a governess (magistra), Edelina de 
Venussc. The expenses are classified as Elemosina (including a 
minstrel and a “ waffrarius ”), Necessaria (including confectioner}', 
a ferret for the “ perdricarius,” etc.), Nuncii, Dona (to the 
governess, Thomas’ nurse and Edmund’s “ bercerossa ”), Calcia- 
menta, Kobe, Feoda Militum, Emptiones pannorum, etc., and 
Yadia familie non allocata in rotulo liospicii (because tlie Queeu 
was to bear half tho expense). For another accompt of this series 
(1310-1311) see Add. MS. 32050. 

Vellum; ff. ii. (paper fly-leaves) + 8. 12 in. x 8J in. Sold by 

Puttick and Simpson, 29 June, 1848, lot 220, and again at tho 
same place to Sir Thomas Phillipps, 16 Apr. 1850, lot 572. 
Phillipps MS. 21832 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 253). 

37657. Year-books of pleas at York and other collected pleas, temp. 
Edw. I. In French. The arrangement of tho book is not very 
clear, a large proportion of tho pleas being undated or headed 
simply “ placita vetera.” Interspersed with these are various 
dated reports, 23 and 26-30 Edw. 1., most, or perhaps all, of them 
at York and chiefly before John de Mettingham or Kalph do 
Ilengham; also a report of tho Kent eyre of 21 Edw. I. under 
John do Berwick. Many of tho York pleas occur also in Add. MS. 
31826. The dated pleas begin as follows: (a) Kent eyre, 
21 Edw. I. f. 67b;—(I)) Pleas (York?), Trin. 23 Edw. I. 
f. 102b;—(c) York, Mich, and Hil. 26 Edw. I. ff. Ill, 113;— 
(d) York (?), 27 Edw. I. f. 6;—(e) York, Easter and Mich. 
28 Edw. I. ff. 10, 31 ;—(f) York, East, and Mich. 29 Edw. I. 
ft'. 118, 134;—(g) York, Ilil. and East. 30 Edw. I. ff. 147 b, 181. 
A few pleas have names of counsel attached, possibly as having 
supplied the reports, viz. Malmes. [sc. Hobert do Malberthorpo], 
f. 57, [John de] Westcote, ff. 1<>0, 108. An early form of tho 
Vetercs Narracioncs, a collection of formulae for counts, etc., in 
pleading, is inserted without heading at f. 169. For other forms 
of this collection see below, 37658 and Koyal MS. 11 A. viii, f. 159, 
llarl. MS. 947, f. 1 <>7, and Add. MS. 35095, f. 3. A later form was 
jointed by Pynson (1515, 1516) and Tottell (1561) as Nome 
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are (a) Writ and pleading in a suit between Job. fil. Job. fil. Alani 
do Wolverton [d. 1341] and Will. Blaket about estovers in 
Clialfont St. Giles, co. ltuck. f. 104 b;—(b) Writ from Tbo. do 
Brugge, “ scnescallus domino Elizabetbe domino la De-pensere ” 
[widow of Giles do Dadlesmero, Baron Badlcsmere, wbo d. 1338, 
and wife of Hugh Le Despenser, Baron Despenser] to tbo bailiff 
of tbo borough of Fairford [co. Glouc.] to levy from tbo goods of 
Thomas Tanner an amercement due to the abbot of Cironcester. 
f. 195;—(c) A writ, temp. Rich. II. f. 37 b;—(d) Names of tbo 
murderers of [Thomas of Woodstock] Duke of Gloucester, 22 (sic, 
for 21) Rich. II. [1397], see John Hall’s confession, Rot. Pari. 
1 Hen. IV., p. 452. f. 194 b;—(e) Note of a sale of plates, etc., by 
Will. Warde to Tbo. Morys, Apr. 3 lion. IV. [1402]. f. 195;— 
(f) Medical recipes and clmrm again&t fever, in English, early 
15th cent. f. 3. 

In the binding are fragments of accompt-rolls of tho manors of 
Bourne [Eastbourne, co. Suss.], Mardele [Mardley Bury in 
Welwyn, co. Ilertf.], Hechinton [in Ripe, co. Suss.] and Laughton, 
co. Suss., belonging to [Giles de] Budlesmero [Baron Badlesmcro, 
d. 1338]. 

Vellum; ff. 196. 9£ in. x 7 in. Early xiv. cent. Belonged 
probably to Giles, Lord Badlcsmere; afterwards to Willelmus 
Martyn de Grayis Inuc (15th cent.), [Sir] Thomas Frowyk [Chief 
Justice of the Common Pleas, d. 1506], and Thomas Jakes, who 
married Frowyk’s widow Elizabeth. Some notes (ff. 3, 98, etc.)aro 
apparently in tho hand of Sir John Savilo, Baron of the Exchequer 
(d. 1607). Binding (14th cent.) of wooden boards covered with 
doe-skin. Savilo sale-cat. 1861, lot. 20; Bhillipps MS. 26065 
(sale-cat. 1908, lot 252). 

37658. Year-books, Michaelmas, 1—Michaelmas, 15 Edw. II., but 
omitting two terms, Easter and Trinity, 14 Edw. II. In French. 
The roports given for 13 Edw. II. are marked as pleas at York 
(cf. Eg. MS. 2811, Harl. MS. 835). The MSS. being commonly 
made up of separate reports for singlo years or terms, there is no 
constant relation between them, but the reports given here for tho 
years 1, 4 ( part), 5, 6 (part), 7 (Mich.), 9, 10, 11 (Trim) are akin 
to the MS. (now Add. MS. 35094) from which Sir John Maynard 
printed ( Les Reports des Cases, etc., 1678). In other years they aro 
either independent or abridged from some of the other unprinted 
rtqKirts, such as those in Harl. MSS. 835, 3639. The year-books 
are preceded (ff. 2-21) by “ Voteres narracioncs” (later title, f. 1 ), 
see 37657. Tho names given refer commonly to Yorkshire and 
temp. Edw. II. After this is a table (ff. 22-38 b) to the Year-books 
following. At tho end (f. 275 b) are some notes in a 15th cent. 

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hand, including an assise of measures and some pleadings with tho 
name Richard Clerko as attorney. 

Vellum; ft', i. + 27G. 16 in. x 6.^ in. Middle of the xiv. cent. 

Relonged (15th cent.) to Richard Clerk and George Serrye 
(ft*. 1 b, 276), afterwards to George “Petrie” (kc. Petre, d. 1829, 
cf. 35116, 37659), and Sir Thomas Phillipps (1829). Phillipps MS. 
3123 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 255). 

37659. Year-books, 21, 38-50 Edw. HI. and 1 lien. V., with a frag¬ 
ment of 7 Rich. II., in French, as follows :— 

1. 21 Edw. 111. Differs not inconsiderably from tho text of 
Sawbridge’s edition (1G79) and from Add. MS. 22552. f. 5. 

2. 38, 39 Kdw. HI. Differs to a like degree from the odition and 
MSS., viz., for the 38th year Add. MSS. 22552, 25187, Hargrave 
MS. 297, for tho 39th year Add. MS. 6717. f. 57. 

3. Mich.-East., 1 Hen. Y. The terms seem to be wrongly dated, as 

Henry’s regnal years begin in March. ’The pleas correspond to 
Sawbridge’s edition as follows: (a) “ Mich.,” equivalent to 

Sawbridge’s Hilary pleas 3, 4, aud Easter pleas 1-4 ;—(b) “Hil.,” 
Sawb. East, pleas 5-8, Trinity and Michaelmas as far as plea 24 ; 
—(e) “ Pasch.,” Sawb. Mich, pleas 25-28. Harley MS. 5144 has 
nearly the same pleas,but heads them all Mich. 1 Hen. V.,and Ilargr. 
MS. 1 has an arrangement different from any of these, f. 114. 

4. Fragment (one page) of Trinity, 7 Rich. II. Reg. “Si href suit 
porto vers un.” f. 128 b. 

5. Hil. 40-Trin. 50 Edw. III., resembling in general the reports in 
Sawbridge’s edition and MSS. as follows: (a) 40 Edw. III., cf. 
Add. MSS. 22552, 26747, Hargr. MS. 297. f. 129;—(b) 41, 42 
Edw. III., cf. Add. 26747, Hargr. 297. In the latter year the 
terms are differently divided, f. 163b;—(c) 44 Edw. III., cf. 
Add. 26747. f. 208;— (d) 45 Edw. HI., cf Add. 6717, 26747, 
Harg. 297. Tho terms aro differently divided. f. 241 ;—(e) 
43 Edw. III., agreeing pretty closely with Add. 26747 and includ¬ 
ing many pleas printed in Sawbridge’s appendix to tho year, 
f. 258;—(f) 46 Edw. 111., cf. Add. 26747, Ilargr. 297. f. 293;— 
(g) 47 Edw. III. In the edition there are no pleas for Hil. or Easter 
terms. Here none aro given for Hil. but two for Easter. The 

arrangement of pleas in the other two terms is different. Add. 
26747 gives (f. 165) a few ploas without specifying the term, 
f. 318 b;—(h) 48,.49 Edw. HI., cf. Add. 6717, 26747. f. 351 ;— 
(i) 50 Edw. III., incomplete. As in 26747, the terms aro not 

divided. Rreaks oft' in what is printed as plea 9 of Trim term. 

f. 399. 

Paper and (outer and inner sheets of quires) vellum; ff. 414. 
16 in. X 11^ in. Early xv. cent. English 15th cent, binding 

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(much injured), of oak lioards covered with stamped leather and 
brass bosses. The centre of the side consists of 14 X 5 impressions 
taken in turn from three square stamps, viz. 1 IIS., fleur do lys and 
imperial eagle; these are framed with impressions of an oblong 
floral stamp. Outside the frame are long flower-sprays with rose- 
stamps of five petals, and the corner-piecos are crossed boat-shaped 
stamps making a four-pointed star, with triangular stamps between 
tho cusps. On the back the rose-stamp is used in lozenge-shaped 
compartments. Belonged (f. 5) to Sir Thomas Frowyk, Chief 
Justice, and to Thomas Jakes (cf. 37657); in 1547 to Geoffrey 
Caldwell (f. lb); later to William Fletowode, Recorder of London 
(d. 1594), Sir Edmund Anderson, Chief Justice of the Common 
Pleas (d. 1605), George Petre (cf. 37658), and (in 1829) Sir 
Thomas Phillipps. Phillipps MS. 7u85 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 256). 

37660. Letter-book or “Register (Tome I) of all tho Earlo of 
Melfort his majestys principall secretary of state his Letters and 
Memorials dispatched during his Negociation at the Court of Romo 
from his arrival there, the 10 th of December, 1689, to the 2' 1 of 
March, 1690.” This embassy of John Drummond, 1st Earl and 
titular Duke of Melfort, on behalf of James II. and Louis XIV. 
lasted till September, 1691 (v. 37662, f. 263 b), and three other 
volumes of the same register of his letters, immediately following 
the present MS. and carrying the correspondence as far as 13 Dec. 
1690, are now Lansdowne MSS. 1163 A-C. They were originally 
numbered 2-4, but these figures have been altered to 1-3. Melfort’s 
letters in this volume are to James II., Queen Mary of Modena, 
[Rinaldo] Cardinal d'Este, [Charles Colbert] Marquis do Croissy, 
French Secretary of State, [Henry Waldegrave] Baron Waldegrave 
(till his death in Feb. 1690), [Lewis] limes, Principal of the Scots’ 
College at Paris, and various Jacobites at tho Court of St. Germain 
and elsewhere. Included (ff. 15, 46, 67, 71, 133) are five memorials 
to the Pope [Alexander VIII.]. A list of the persons addressed 
is given at f. 1 b. For an account of the officials at St. Germain 
see Les Dcrniers Stuarts a Saint-Germain en Laye, by the Marquise 
Cam pan a do Cavelli (Paris, 1871), i. p. 29, and J. S. Clarke’s Life 
of James IL, ii. p. 411. 

Paper; ff. 140. Folio. Vellum covers, -with leather bands and 
flap. Phillipps MS. 22410 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 510). 

37661. Letter-book of “ Letters written to England and Holland 
since his Majesties returne from La Houguo, 22 June, 1692, by tho 
Right lion 1,10 the Earle of Melfort, Principall Secretary of Slate [to 
Janies II.], to the hist of December, 1692.” The letters are 
generally of a secret nature, and, though undoubtedly from Loid 

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Melfort, only a few, and those of least importance, are under his 
own name. Ilis most frequent pseudonyms are “ Da. Forde,” “ Jo. 
Mills ” (Millis or Mellis, cf. Maepherson’s Original Papers of the 
Secret History of Gt. Britain, i. p. 444), “ Ja. May,” “J. Stoacks ” 
(or Stoakos), “Jo. Dempster,’’ “Jo. Duke,” and “ Ja. Pilot”; and, 
though ho was at this time at St. Germain, many of tho letters are 
dated “ from Amsterdam.” A list of the persons addressed is 
given at the end (f. 19 b), and iu some cases tho real names are 
added to the pseudonyms. Among them are [Henry Hyde] Earl 
of Clarendon, Sir Kichard Bulstrode, [Thomas Brace] Earl of 
Ailesbury, al. “ Esquire ” or “ Mr. Esquire,” [Charles Middleton] 
Earl of Middleton, al. Watson al. “Mrs. Bettio,” Sir Robert Clerk, 
al. Willow al. Van Asho, ete. Others are addressed apparently 
under pseudonyms only, as “ Laty,” “ Mrs. Susan,” “ y® Park- 
keeper” and, possibly, “Sackfield,” “Neriux”and others. Fre¬ 
quently the langnago used is pseudo-commercial, tho most impor¬ 
tant names or allusions being referred to as “ Hailes ” or “Boxes” 
of goods, os in a letter to “ Coll. Sakfield ” [? Col. Sackville], 
5 Sept. 1692 (f. 34) and elsewhere. The letter to Sackville is given 
in full by Macpherson (op. cit. i. p. 420) with the decypherings; 
his reference to tho original is to “ Nairne’s Papers, D. N. [sc. Sir 
David Nairne, Under Secretary to James II. at St. Germain’s], 
vol. ii. 4to. No. 15,” and he states that he decyphored it “according 
to doctor Hicks’s and colonel Sackville’s cyphers in Lord Middle- 
ton’s copy-book of letters, D. N. vol. viii.” Tho Nairne papers are 
now among the Caite collection at tho Bodleian Library, Oxford 
(cf. F. Madan, Summary Catalogue , 1895, vol. iii. nos. 10625, 10626, 
10653-10657, 10701-10703). 

Paper; ff. i. + 201. Folio. Vellum binding. On f. 201b is 
inscribed (early 19th cent.) “Mr. Drummond do Melfort, 49 
Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square, London.” Phillipps MS. 
22412 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 510). 

37662. Letter-book of [Henry] Brown [succ. as Viscount Montaguo 
1708], Secretary of State to James II. at St. Germain, entitled (on 
the cover) “ S[ecrotary ?] Brown’s Book of Letters received by him 
from September, 1690, to September, 1691.” Tho letters, dated 
11 Sept. 1690-28 Sept. 1691, are from Lord Melfort at Rome (some 
of which are also given in the latter’s Letter-book above mentioned, 
Lansd. MS. 1163 C), Sir Richard Bulstrode at Brussels, Capt. A. 
Knightley and Capt. A. Rutherford at Lille, Sir William Jeunor 
at Brest, and other Jacobite agents in France and tho Netherlands. 
Some leaves seem to bo missing at both ends. 

Paper; ff. i. + 290. Folio. Vellum binding with flap. Phillipps 
MS. 22411 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 510). 

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37663. Letter-book of Sir Paul Rycaut, Resident at Hamburg, 
containing copies of his letters to [Daniel Finch] Earl of 
Nottingham, Secretary of State, Sir Charles Hedges, Judge of the 
Court of Admiralty, William Blathwayt, Secretary at War, and 
other officials in England, to various British Consuls and Agents 
at foreign Courts, and to a few members of his own family ; 25 Oct. 
1092—31 Mar. 1694. The letters, while discussing the movements 
of the Allied Army against Franco in the Netherlands, etc., and tho 
general military situation of Europe, have special reference to tho 
interests of British merchants in northern waters. 

Sir Paul filled the post of Resident in Hamburg and the Hanse 
Towns from July, 1089, to June, 1700, and the present MS. forms 
part of a set of his letter-books in tho Lansdowno collection, 
viz. 1153 A-E (of which, however, A and B are prior to his 
appointment abroad). Iu date it follows Lansd. MS. 1153 D. At 
the beginning (f. 1) there has been pasted in tho first leaf of an 
original letter dated Hanover, 5 May, 1693, from a Minister at tho 
Electoral Court of Hanover, probably Ernest Augustus, Count 
Platen (c/. letter to him from Rycaut, dat. 3 May, f. 103 b). 
According to a note (f. 2) in the same hand as similar notes in the 
Lansdowno volumes, there was originally an index of matters at 
the end. The letters on ft'. 3-13 b have been printed as one of Sir 
Thomas Phillipps* Tracts. 

Paper; ff. i. 4- 408. Folio. Russia leather binding with blind 
tooling. Phillipj>8 MS. 3073 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 648). 

37664. Guild Book of the Fraternity of the Trinity and SS. Fabian 
and Sebastian in St. Botolph’s church, Aldersgate, founded 51 
Edw. HI. [1377] and refounded by Dame Joan Asteley, nurse of 
Henry VI., Robert Cawode, Clerk of tho Pipe, and Thomas Smith, 
9 July, 24 Henr. VI. [1446] (Royal licence, f. 73). See Stow, 
Survay of London , ed. 1598, p. 247. The contents are :— 

1. Calendar, with obits of benefactors inserted. The name of St. 
Thomas 1 Becket] the Martyr and the title “ papa” aro erasod. 

2. Rules of the Fraternity. Tho first two leaves are missing, but tho 
rules aro printed in full by Toulmin Smith in English Gilds, Early 
Engl. 'J [’ext Soc., 1870, p. 9, from a return made in 1389. Engl. i. 9. 

3. Lists of the meml>or8 with their yearly payments, beginning with 
tho original members. There aro lists for many of the years of 
Richaid II. and Henry IV., for 2 and 3 Henry V. (f. 23), 15 
Henry VII. (f. 94) and 1 Edward VI. (f. 95). William, Lord 
Willoughby [do Eresby] and his wife, William, Lord Ros and his 
wifo, Thomas do Berkyng, Abbot of St. Osyth’s, and other in¬ 
teresting names occur (f. 20) under 10 Hour}’ IV. [1408-1409]. 
Engl. f. 12. The lists are headed “ Godo breboren and sustoren it is 

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forto woton and knowen Jiat J?e bygynnynge of bis breberhode of 
grete deuocioun euery man paynge a peyny forto fymlo .xiii. 
taperes aboute pc sepulcre of Criste at Fstre in be chirche of seynt 
Botulphe w l oute Alderesgate in Loundoun ^ After bat brouje 
more gretter deuocioun and story ngo vnto be worschippe of god 
it was yturne in to a fraternyte of }ro lioly Trynyte nou 3 t wib 
stondyngo Jio fyndynge euery 3cro bo mayutonyngo of bo for- 
saydo .xiii. taperes . of pc whicho brejiorhode bos wore bei.” 

4. Accompts of the Fraternity, 21-34 Henry VI. [ 1443—1450]. Engl. 
f. 24. The accompts for 21—23 Henry VI., which aro cancelled, 
are given in detail, including “ Costos of bo pleo of be Sarrasyn 
hod ” and expenses for repairs in houses owned by tho Fraternity, 
a rental of which occurs at f. 76. For earlier accompts seo art. 6. 

5. Deeds of the property of tho Fraternity. Lat. and Engl. f. 36. 
Included aro tho wills of benefactors and an acknowledgement 
(f. 74) by the incoming Master and Wardens of the receipt 
of tho moveable property, dat. 18 June 3 Edw. IV. [1483], 
with many interesting items, including a missal described (sec. 
fob “ Aspergitur aqua ”), silver-gilt enamelled chalices, “ a blako 
registro boko w l a kalander in be which is writen J?e dedes ... 
concernyng J?e lyvelode of |ie broborhodo ” (either the presont MS. 
or its source), a vellum roll containing pageants, otc. Another 
inventory is on f. 97 b. 

6. Accompts of the Fraternity, 10-20 Hen. VI. [1432-1441]. f. 90. 
A leaf is lust after f. 90, containing part of the expenses of 1433— 
1436 and tho whole of tho accompts from 1 Aug. 1436 to 31 July, 

Vellum (ff. 1-8, 98) and Paper (watermark a fish); ff. i.-|-98. 
11 j in. x 8] in. (ff. 3—8), 11^ in. x in. (ff. 9-97). xv. cent. 
The calendar, rules and the eailior lists have initials in blue and 
red, and the headings of the earlier lists are rubricated. Phillipps 
MS. 3795 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 486). 

37665. CiiAr.TUi.ARY of Waltham Abbey, co. Essex. Latin. Compiled 
early in the 16th cent., the elaborate initials being by the samo 
hand as those in Harl. MS. 3739, written by Bobert Fuller, the 
last abbot, who received the temporalities 4 Sept. 1526 (his name 
occurs hero in an initial, f. 135 b). The abbey was surrendered to 
the king 31 March, 1540. A note in a modern hand on f. 1 of tho 
Harley MS. reads “ In all 5 Tomes. Tom. 1,” and this no doubt 
is one of tho other volumes. The charters of Edward tho Confessor 
(f. 6), Henry II. (f. 10b) and Bichard I. (f. 15 b) are printed in 
Dugdale’s Monasticon , ed. 1830, vol. vi. p. 61 sqq., from Cotton MS. 
Tib. C. ix. Included arc transcripts of the perambulations of 
tho forest of Essex in 9 Hen. III. [1224—5] (ff. 4l», 221 b) and 

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28 Ethv. I. [130ft] (ff. 1 h, 2171», translated by W. R. Fisher in 
The Forest of Essex , p. 393), of the confirmation by Edward J. of 
the Charter of tho Forest of Henry III. (f. 222 b), and of a plea 
“ De reparacione poncinm in co. Herteford,” 1278 (f. 275). At 
f. 284 is an incomplete index (17th cent.). 

Taper; ff. 284. 1 ft. 1$ in. x 9f in. Circ. 1526-1540. Elaborate 

initials with grotesques drawn with a pen. Original binding of 
wooden boards covered with leather blindtooled: a panel of 
lozenge shaped compartments containing flowers, the frame formed 
by four intersecting bands, decorated with beasts, birds, bees and 
flowers. Fittings for clasps. Roger Dodsworth ownod a Chartulary 
of Waltham in 1639 and Lord Wimbledon a Register in 1632 
(Tanner, Notitia Monastica , ed. 1787, Essex, No. xlv.) The present 
MS. may be one of these. Pliillipps MS. 13892 (sale-cat. 1908, 
lot 744). 

37666. “ The iiystorye .... of tho howso and barons of Cobhame, of 
whicho lyne were thro famous distincte famelyes, being tho loonies 
of Cobhame, the lordes of Rondale [Rundale, co. Kent] and the 
lordes of Sterborowe Castell [Storborough] in Surreyo, colleofed 
by Francis Thynn ” : a treatise expanded from Thynno’s contribu¬ 
tion to the revision of Holinahed’s chronicles by John Hooker 
and others, for which see Ilolinshed's Chronicles , 1586, iii. p. 1499, 
and Diet, of Nat. Biog., s.v. Thynne. Holograph. The additions 
consist rnaiuly of sententious prologues to the separate lives, but 
include also the texts of various inquisitions post mortem and 
some translations of Latin verses into English verse by Thynne 
(ff. 36 b, 39 b, 42 b). On f. 2 is a dedication to Henry Brooke, 
Lord Cobham, dat. Clerkenwell Green, 20 Dec. 1598, in tho 
lifetime of whose father, William Brooke, Lord Cobham (d. 1597) 
the treatise was begun, and his shield of arms with all its 
quarterings in tincture is on f. 1 b. The arms of tho Cobhams 
and their wives are given throughout in tincture. The first draft 
much corrected is in Add. MS. 12514, f. 56. 

Paper ; ff. iii. 4- 60. Folio. Tooled vellum covers. Book-plate 
and signature (f. iii.) of Craven Ord (sale-cat. 1829, lot 539, sold 
to Payno). Phillippe MS. 21984 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 187). 

37667. “A mii.itakie discourse whether it beo bettor for England to 
give au Invador present battailo or to temporize and deferr the 
same ”: a treatise written to combat the objections made “ by a 
gentleman of good worth,” whose “discourse was committed to 
print ” against a former treatise written by the author on tho same 
subject and laid before the Privy Council (f. 2 b). It takes tho 
form partly of a running commentary on the objector’s positions, 
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partly of a further exposition of the author’s views, and (f. 37) 
“ A certaine roadie and orderlie course for the specdie arminge 
and briuginge of men together in the Shire of Kent at an allaruin 
given to the Countree, which by like proportion may bee observed 
in anie other shire.” It was written after 1500 (see a reference 
to the relief of Paris by the Duke of Parma’s army, f. 24) and 
before the death of Queen Elizabeth. There was an alarm of invasion 
in 1597 (see a letter to the Lieutenants of Kent and elsewhere in 
Acts of the Privy Council , 1597-1598, p. 57). The author was 
possibly a Kentish man and not a professional writer: cf. f. 2b, 
“ beingo moved (differentlie from my profession) to take pen in 
hand and become an author upon occasion.” The present MS. is a 
copy of the middle of the 17th cent., the marginal comments being 
in a different hand from the text. Other copies are in Harl. MSS. 
132 (possibly contemporary) and 4G85, f. 1. 

Paper; ff. 39. Folio. Phillipps MS. 12381 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 
428). Under the heading of the St. Georgo MSS., etc., 1852, in 
the Phillipps folio catalogue. 

37668. Copies of official papers relating to co. Kent, viz.:— 

1. “ A coppie of one parte of the booko of the generall Musters of 
Kent taken the first and second daie of March anno regni regis 
Edwardi sexti secnndo [1548] .... of the hundreds of Middle- 
ton [Milton], Tenham [Teynharn], Feuersham f Faversham] and 
Boughton nndor the Bleaue [Boughton under Blean] andthovill 
of Osprenge [Ospringe Liberty in Faversham hundred, all in the 
lathe of Scray], taken by Sir Thomas Cheiney, of the most noble 
order of the garter Kt., Treasurer of the king’s... .howsehould, 
and the Lord Warden of the Cinque Portcs, by Anthonie Sands 
and Thomas Greeno, Esquires, Commissioners allotted for thoso 
hundreds ” : the musters and the official letters relating to them, 
giving the number of archers, billmen, gunners, etc., and of thoso 
furnishing horses, archers, etc. f. 1. 

2. Inventory under an order of the Frivy Council, dat. 15 Feb. 
1548[9], of the church furniture of tho parish churches of the 
hundreds of Milton (f. 17 b), Teynharn (f. 23 b), Faversham (f. 24 b) 
and Boughton under Blean (f. 28 b). The descriptions are 
detailed, aud sales are noted with their causes. Two com- 
misMoners, John Norton and Ilobert Kudstone, and the vicar, 
churchwardens and parishioners attost tho inventory in each case. 
Taken 1 April, 1549. f. 17. 

3. Muster of the same hundreds for their contribution to GOO 

footmen to bo raised in co. Kent, 1549. Commissioners, Sir 

Thomas Cheyne and Anthonie Sleeiger, gentleman of the Privy 
Chamber, f. 31. 

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Paper; ff. ii. 4- 33. Folio. Early xvn. cent. On f. i. are the 
pencil notes “ Dering MSS.’’ and “ Boone 63.” The volume no doubt 
formed part of the collections of Sir Edward Dering, 1st Bart., and 
was bought by Sir Thomas Phillipps from Boone, the bookseller. 
Phillipps MS. 21160 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 452). 

37669. Chartulary of the manor of Landwade, co. Cambridge. 
Latin. The manor was granted by Comes Albericus [Alberic de 
Yer, Earl of Oxford aud Count of Gbisnes, d. 1194] to Robert filius 
Willelmi, his constable (f. 2), and from him descended to Robert 
h Hastings (f. 2 b, temp. lieu. II.), and through the Hastings 
family to the families of Sibile (1376, f. 24), Grace (1407, f. 29), 
and Cotton (1419, f. 33 b). The chartulary was compiled for 
AValter Cotton (f. 2), to whom with others a feoffment of the 
manor was made in 1431 (f. 36). At the end are grants of tho 
advowson of St. Nicholas chapel, etc., to Fordham Priory (f. 37), 
and other deeds relating to lands in tho manor in different, but 
contemporary, hands. Inserted at the beginning (f. 1) is a leaf 
(late 16th cent.) containing extracts from records headed 
“ Abstracts of the tenure of tho Mannor of Lanwade alias Lan- 
wathe called Ilastinges.” On f. 2 b mention is made of “ terra 
monasterii de Lanwathe,” but no such monastery is known. 

Vellum and paper (f. 1); ff. i. + 44. 1 ft. ^ in. x 8.} in. xv. cent, 

(after 1431). The leaves have been much cut and mondod with 
vellum at an early date. Phillipps MS. 10309 (sale-cat. 1908, 
lot 464). 

37670. Theological tracts and exempla in Latin, viz.:— 

1. Distinctiones secundum ordinom alphabeti: a treatise entitled 
“Summula quo vocatur abstinentia” or “ Flos thoologio ” in tho 
table of contents of Royal MS. 8 C. xvi., and printed (Paris, 
1512, Strassburg, 1518) as Dictionarius Pauperum (with “ paruum 
dictionarium alias de abstinentia ” as alternative titles). Other 
copies are in Roy. MSS. 8 C. viii. and 9 A. x. It also exists in a 
large number of MSS. in French libraries (see Haureau, Not. el Extr ., 
vi. pp. 264, 270), and appears to be tho work of Nicolas do Byard, 
a French Franciscan (Haureau, i. p. 206, ii. p. 91). Beg. imperf. 
(in the middle of cap. 1, cf. 8 C. xvi. f. 8 b) : “ quid prodest corpus 
attenuare.” f. 1. 

2. “Liber do quatuor virtutibus ” (so title), al. “Liber de forma 
honeste vite ” (colophon): i.e. S. Martini, Dumiensis episcopi. 
Formula Honestae Vitae, printed in Migne, lxxii. col. 21. Prologue 
beg. “ Gloriosissimi atque transquillissimo regi mironi ” ; text beg. 
“ Qvatuor uirtutum species.” f. 106. 

3. “ Liber petri alfonsi ” (title), al. “ Cloricalis doctrina petri auulsi ” 
(colophon): the Disciplina Cloricalis of Petrus Alfunsi. For 

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other copies Bee Cat. of Romances , ii. pp. 235-247, and Add. MS. 
33091, f. 27. Invocation beg. “Dixit petrus alfunsus serinis 
christi ”; introduction, “ Deus ergo in hoc opuscule mihi sit in 
auxilium ”; and text, “ Enoch igitur philosophus qui lingua 
arabica cognominatur odrich.” f. 108 b. 

4. “Tabula exemplorum do habundaucia adoptionura ad omnem 
materiuin in sermonibus secundum ordinom alphabeti ordinata ”: 
a collection of tales for the use of preachers, arranged according to 
subjects in alphabetical order, in 150 chapters, from Accidia to 
Xpi ascencio. Another copy of this work, which seems to have 
been composed in Franco towards the end of the 13th cent., is in 
Add. MS. 18351 ; both are described in the Cat. of Romances, iii. 
pp. 414, -122. Beg. “Accidia, nota accidiosus ost sicut canis 
famelicus.” f. 125. 

Vellum ; ff. i. + 104. 9J in. x 6 in. Mid. xiv. cent. In double 
columns, with headings in red, and initials in red and blue. On 
f. 124b (16th cent.), “Item to Kies Shaw ij‘*. Item to Ilew 
Hanyn j J .” On f. 147 are more English scribblings, 16th cent., 
mentioning Wollaton, co. Notts. “Phillipps MS. 1382,” inside 
cover (but in the folio Catalogue of the Phillipps Library, p. 16, 
No. 1382, one of the MSS. “Ex Abbatia S. Ghisiain” is described 
ns “ Vita Servatii, veil., saec. xiii.,” and the present MS. docs not 
appear to be entered). Phillipps sale-cat. 1908, lot 605. 

37671. Frx)DARY of the manors and lands of John de Segrave, Baron 
Scgra\e (d. 1353), in cos. Leicester, Warwick, Derby, Huntingdon, 
etc.; with an alphal>etical index of places in a later hand at f. 3 b. 
Names, rents ami services of tenants are detailed, and in some cases 
the extent of the demesne lands. At f. 98 is an account, in French , 
of the tenures by which all the Segrave lands wero held, l>cing a 
transcript of an older lecord. The words “Scrobik fu de heritago 
ma mere” seem to date this original in the time of Nicholas do 
Segrave (d. 1295), with whose mother Amabilia, dau. of Ilobert do 
Chaeombe, the lands in Strubby, co. Line., came into the Segrave 
family (see I lari. MS. 4748, f. 22). The returns of her tenants 
quoted on f. 109 b and dated 25 and 30 Edw. I. arc taken from the 
same source. The same list translated into Latin occurs in the 
Harley MS. and is there said to be from the “ liber albus do extentis 
terraruin domiuii do Segrave” (f. 1), no doubt the record used in 
the compilation of the present MS. The text ends (f. 110) with a 
record of homages, the last of which is dated 19 June, 1338. In 
the space below are the arms of Mowbray, gules a lion rampant 
arg. (Elizabeth, dau. of John de Segrave, nmrried circ. 1363 John, 
Lord Mowbray). At tho end are later additions, viz.: (a) “The 
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a hand of the late 15th cent. f. Ill ;—(b) Grant, by Reginald 
Serewynd of Cambridge to Ida, late wife of Stephen do Segravo 
(d. 1241), of lands iu tho marsh of Wysobcche [Wisbeach, co. Camb.], 
in a hand of the end of tho 14th cent. f. Ill b;—(c) Pedigree of 
the holders of the Segrave lands from Gilbert til. Ilerewardi, 
“ tempore H. til. Imperatoris,” to John fil. Johaunis [de Mow¬ 
bray] “fetnp. Henr. VI.” (1432—1461). f. 112 b. 

Vellum; ff. 112. 7h in. x 5^ in. xiv. cent. (1338-1353). Some 
of the leaves mutilated at the edges. “ Ex Bibl. Man waring of 
Feover ” (pencil note by Sir T. Phillipps, f. 2). Phillipps MS. 
18492 (s ile-cat. 1908, lot 661). 

37672. Register of alienations, escheats, etc., of lands in co. Somerset, 
28 Hen. III.-44 Eliz. [1243-1602]; arranged alphabetically under 
places. With insertions 4 and 5 James I. [1606-1608] on ff. 92 b, 
98 b, 151 b, 152 b, 226, 239 b, 252, 327. 

Paper; ff. ii. + 337. Folio. Early xvn. cent. On f. ii. is tho 
name “Humphry Sydenham, Esq.” (18th cent.), sc. Humphrey 
Sydenham of Combe, co. Som., who died 1710, or his son (see 
Collinson, Hist, of Somerset, iii. p. 523), and a note by Sir Thomas 
Phillipps of his purchase of the volume from the library of Sir 
Alexander Malet, Bart., of Wilbury, co. Wilts, in 1831 or 1832. 
Phillipps MS. 4836 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 681). 

37673, 37674. Letters from William Wogan to the Rt. lion. Edward 
Southwell, Secretary of State for Ireland, etc., chiefly concerned 
with bills of tho Irish Parliament sent over to England for 
sanction; London, 3 July, 1703-8 May, 1718. Two volumes. 
Vol. I. (ff. i. + 144), 3 July, 1703-21 July, 1711 ; Vol. II. (ff. i. -f 
141), 24 July, 1711-8 May, 1718. 

Paper. Small folio, l’hillipps MS. 8583 (sale-cat. 1908, lot 696). 

37675. Grants of arms by Sir Edward Walker, Garter King of Arms 
(d. 1677), with coats in tincture, and (f. 136) an index of grantees; 
1 March, 1644[5]-1 .Juno, 1675. Title-page of an architectural 
design, including the arms of Walkor. On f. 62 b is a note, 
apparently autoyraph, by Sir Henry St. George, C'larenceux, dated. 
3 Juuo, 1703. Add. MS. 14294 contains a similar copy of grants 
by Sir E. Walker, but in quite a different ordor. 

Paper; ff. i. -f 136. Late xvti. cent. Folio. Phillipps MS. 10625 
(sale-cat. 1908, lot 32). 

37676. “ Cest le compte des Roceptes et mises de leuure de leglise 
do Troyes faites par maistro Martin Heliot doyen et prouiseur 
do la dicto cuure ad ce commis par monseigneur letiesquo | Et par 
moy G. Galeret chanoino dicolle eglise [admitted 17 Aug. 1403, 

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seo Add. MS. 15810, f. 14 b] et prouisour de la dicte enure comm is 
de par messcignctirs do chapitre pour vug an commencant le 
dymenche apres la feste de la Magdaloine [28 July] lan mil iiii c et 
dix inclus et fenissant codict iour [27 July] lan mil iiii c et xt 
exclus en la maniere qui sensuit.” For other accompts of the 
cathedral of Troyes see Add. MSS. 15803-15812. They include 
accompts of Martin Heliot (dean of Troyes, circ. 1395—1421, see 
Gallia Christiana , xii. p. 527) for 1401-1402 (15803, f. 105), 1402— 
1403 (*&., f. 127), 1409-1410 (with G. Galerot, ib., f. 160, written 
by tho same scribe as the present MS.). The most important 
accompt here is for the building of the great bell-tower begun 
21 Dec. 1410 (f. 39), for which [Charles HI.], King of Navarre, and 
M. do Rimancourt made grants of timber. Many interesting 
details of wages, prices, contributions to tho fabric, etc., are also 
given. Tho auditors have signed their names at tho end of tho 
accompt (f. 57 b). 

Vellum, interleaved with modern paper; ff. 59. ll£ in. x 8.J in. 
a. n. 1410—141 1. Initials decorated with slightly sketched grotesques. 
Belonged ante 1833 to Amans Alexis Mon toil, who has made 
occasional transcripts on tho interleaves. Bought at his sale by 
Thorpe (sale-cat. 1833, lot 199), and from tho latter by Sir T. 
Phillipps in 1836 (folio cat. p. 147). Phillipps MS. 9306 (sale-cat. 
1908, lot 723). 

37677. Thfxjlooicai. Tracts in Latin and English , viz.:— 

1. “ Summa Qui bene presunt” : tho treatise by Richard de Wether- 
shed, al. Grant, al. do Leicester, Archbishop of Canterbury (1229— 
1231), preceded by a tablo of chapters. The text is rather shorter 
than in most MSS., e.g. Royal 9 A. iii. Imperfect by the loss of one 
leaf at the end. f. 4. 

2. “ This sermoun was Bcid of a worbi clerk maistir Richard Alkar- 
toun at Seint Marie spitel in Eostir woke be joer of our Lorde r' a 
bousand four honderd and sixe”(so colophon): imperfect at the 
beginning. A Latin copy of this sermon is at Oxford, Trin. Coll. 
42. A pencil note suggests that the author may bo the same as 
Richard Ulvereton, but this is not probable. Tho dialect is 
apparently Midland. Begins “. . . bis poynt bo lorde him self,” 
and ends “ neber liert thenk it. To whicho ioy our lorde Jesu 
Crist vs brynge r / for his endlesso merci amen.” f. 57. 

3. Translation of part of the Somme Le Roi of Frere Latirent, 
Confessor to Philip III. of Fiance. Tho version is distinct, not 
only from tho Ayenbite of Inwit (pp. 14—63 of tho E. E. Text Soc. 
edition represent tho corresponding portion of the original), but 
from tho MS. versions in Royal 18 A. x., Add. 17013 and 30944 
and from Caxton’s Book Royal. It seems most akin to tho last- 

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named. Bog. “ Sent Jon po Ewangelist in a boko pat ho made hat 
men clepyn pe Apocalips pus seijt pat ho say a beste in po seo.” 
Breaks off imperfectly “ plcsyng and some nojvng and in alio 
peso,” at the foot of the last page of a quire, f. 61b. 

4. “Reddo racionom villicacionis tue”: sermon on Luke xvi. 2 , 
preached [at Paul’s Cross] in 1388 [by Thomas Wimbledon 
according to Henry Savile’s catalogue, Add. MS. 35213, f. 30 b, 
and the two MSS. mentioned below, and by Richard Wimbledon 
according to Shirley, Catalogue of Wycliffe's Works, p. 55]. Other 
copies are in Royal MS. 18 A. xvii., f. 184 b, Harl. MS. 2308, f. 140. 
Beg. “ My dere frendes f 30 shule uuderstonde pat Crist Jesus 
auctour and doctonr of troupe.” f. 84. 

5. “ Sermo secundus,” an anonymous sermon on John vi. 5, l>eg. 
“ Ememus panes. 30 shulle vnderstonde pat by bred in holi writ is 
vnderstonde,” and ending “ chary to withouten whom no man may 
be sauyd.” f. 08 b. 

6 . Sermon, attributed elsewhere to John Wycliffo (seo Shirley’s 
Catalogue, p. 42), beg. “ Oure lorde Jesu Crist techep vs to praie 
euermore for alio nedful pyngis,” and ending “ as Crist and his 
a{M>stelis dedyn . amen.” f. 101 . 

Later 15th cent, additions are: (a) “Admonicio sancti Augustiui 
ut non solum lingua sed moribus et vita laudotur dous,” printed 
among the spurious sermons as no. eclii. (Migne, Pair. Lat. xxxix. 
col. 2210); probably by Caesarius. Beg. “ Resurrexio et glorifi- 
cacio.” f. 2;—(b) Theological commonplaces, beg. “ Bernardus. 
Velle scire ut scianmr inanis gloria est.” f. 3 b;—(c) A ready 
reckoning table, beg. “ Quad ran s per diem vii.s. vii.d. quadrans.” 
f. 106;—(d) Note beg. “ Ther be foure-inaner of Helles.” f. 106 b; 
—(e) A charm, headed “ Thy ys po copy of po wryt pat pe angyl 
browjt fro hewin to sent Leo the popo.” f. 107 ;—(f) Eight lines 
on regimen, beg. “ Os liumidum calidum capud et uentrom tibi 
soma.” f. 107 b;—(g) “Per opora ista sequoncia possit quisque 
scire uiam sue salutis,” four lines, l>og. “ I hi mum est uerbum dei 
libenter audire.” f. 107 b;—(h) “ De thesauro,” eight lines, beg. 
“ Thesaurus talis preciosus spiritualis.” f. 107 b. 

The flyleaf (f. 1 ) is part of a 14th cent, service-book, containing the 
gospol for the Nativity with music. Some 17th cent, scribbling on 
f. 7 refers to the “champion Dyrnock.” 

Vellum; If. 107. 9 in. x 6 in. Early xv. cent. Secundo fol. 

“ cardinales.” Original binding (loth cent.) of wooden Ijoards 
covered with doo-skin (now in a separate case). Belonged to the 
Library of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon. 

37678. “Earthworks in Shropshire surveyed and drawn by Edward 
Andrews Downman,” visited and oxamined 1883, 1886, 1896, 1906. 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37679-37682. 

With descriptions and a brief introduction (f. 2), dated June, 1908, 
and (f. 4; a list of the plans. The names of places are given in 
the Index. 

Paper; ff. 124. a.d. 1908. Large oblong folio. 

37679. Accompts of all levies and voluntary subscriptions in Yaxlee 
[Yaxley], co. Suffolk, since the beginning of the Long Parliament; 
1 March, 1642~3]—5 August, 1668. Intersi>er8ed (ff. 2 b, 3 b, 4 b, 5 b, 
6 ), and, reversing the volume, at tho other end (ff. 38 b-26 b), aro 
miscellaneous domestic accompts; 23 Oct. 1652-10 June, 1699. 
Paper and (ff. 1, 39) vellum ; ff. 39. Nurrow folio. 

37680. Letter-book of Capt. William Luke (rear-admiral, 1809, d. 
1819), in command of the “ Blonde” (1794-1795), the “Caroline” 
(1795-1798) and the “Namur” (1798-1799); 21 Aug. 1794- 
28 Feb. 1799. At the end (ff. 41 b-31), reversing tho volume, are 
copies of letters received by him on the “Caroline,” 4 Aug. 1795- 
16 Mar. 1798. 

Paper; ff. 41. Small folio. Present'd by Thurstan Peter , Esq, of 
Redruth, co. Cornw. 

37681. Abstracts of wills and administrations collected from various 
English registers, interspersed with a few genealogical notes, and 
arranged alphabetically under testators' names ; 1419-1831. They 
seem to have been made for Major William Newsome, R.E., of 
Newcastle-on-Tyne, and aro supplementary to Add. 36309-36313, 
which are in the same hand. 

Paper; ff. 342. Quarto. Presented by Mr. Bernard Quaritch. 

The folioicing MSS., 37682-37686, with Add. Ch. 54653-57400, were 

presented by the executors of Mrs. Clementia Taylor from the collections 
of her husband, PeUr Alfred Taylor, M.P., who used many of them in 
Some Account of the Taylor Family, privately printed, 1875. 

37682. P. A. T ay lor Papers. Vol. I. Miscellaneous family papers 
of tho Taylors, including wills, mostly copies, 1655-1820; surveys, 
viz. of Whatley [Wheatley, co. Oxon.], 1635 (f. 1), Ashwell, co. 
Hertf., 1647 (f. 21), South Weald with Costwood and Caldecotts 
[Caldicole, near Brentwood], co. Essex, 18th cent. (f. 154); abstract 
of enclosure-decree for Belgrave, co. Leic., 1663 (f. 60); sale of 
first presentation of West llorndon and Ingrave, co. Essex, 1689 
(f. 135); papers of admission, etc., to the benefices of Titchfield, 
1779, Clanfield, 1787, both in co. Southt., and Ashington cum 
Buncton, co. Sussex, 1788 (ff. 302-338); and correspondence, etc. 
The names of testators and writers are given in the Index. 
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1 . “Divident the Gth ” : list of some of the pictures and property of 
Charles I. as offered by order of Parliament, in March, 164$, to the 
king’s creditors at a valuation affixed (c/. a longer list in Harl. MS. 
4898). Facsimile in Taylor Family , p. 88. f. 24. 

2 . Orders of the Committee of Parliament for Sale of Chapter Lands, 
etc., for the sale to Daniel Taylor of the glebe of Ash well, co. 
Hertf.; 20 Dec. 1650, 26 Sept. 1651. Five signatures to each, 
if. 26, 30. 

3. Congratulatory speech to Cromwell after the battle of Worcester, 
delivered at Acton, — Sept. 1651, by [Edward] Crispo on behalf of 
the City of London Militia. Face, in Taylor Fam ., p. 164. f. 32. 

4. Supposod speech of Cromwell upon his dismissal of the Long 
Parliament, 20 Apr. 1653; in an 18th cent, hand, ptirporting to 
have been found by “ T. Ireton” among Cromwell family papers. 
A note dated Oct. 1880 mentions that it had been shown to Thomas 
Carlyle, who “ considered his own account the better one.” f. 34. 

5 . Newsletters, viz. : (a) From Bristol, 25 Oct. 1656, concerning 
doings of Quakers released by the Protector’s order from Exeter 
gaol. f. 59 ;—(b) Concerning the great storm in Lincolnshire, 
13 Oct. 1666. f. 79. 

6 . Tracts of William Prynne (a) against the bishops’ imposing 
oaths, dated 28 Dec. 1663; and (b) on ecclesiastical jurisdiction 
respecting church-going, etc., n. d. Copies, ff. 71, 74 b. 

7 . Order of the “ Court of Judicature for determination of differences 

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touching houses burned or demolished” in the Fire of London, 
1666, in a suit by Edward Crispo v. New College, Oxford, 15 Oct. 
1668. f. 82. 

8 . Funeral-cards, with engraved memento mori borders, of George 
Clark, 27 Aug. 1668, and George Sherbrooke, 2 Feb. 167J. Printed . 
Facsimile of the latter in Taylor Fam., p. 154. ff. 88, 116. 

9. Notes of the audience given to the Fellows of Magdalen College, 
Oxford, by James II., 4 Sept. 1687. f. 132. 

10 . Copy of the petition of the seven bishops against reading the 
Declaration for liberty of conscience, and note of their audience of 
James II. [May, 1688]. f. 134. 

11 . Letter of Daniel Taylor to his half-brother William Taylor 
describing travels in the Scottish Highlands; Edinburgh, 7 Oct. 
1710. Printed in Taylor Fam., p. 173. f. 152. 

12 . Particulars of shares in the wreck of a Spanish galleon in the 
West Indies granted to Thomas, [5th] Lord Fairfax, n.d. [temp. 
Anne], f. 155. 

13. List of servants of the Bank [of England] and their salaries, 
7 Apr. 1720. f. 167. 

14. “ The King’s Warr Horses,” satirical characters of generals and 
other officers, ci'rc. 1727 (?). f. 175, 

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15. Letter of James Francis Edward, the Old Pretender, to his son 
Charles Edward, concerning his refusal to leave France in accord¬ 
ance with the terms of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle; [23 Nov. 
1748]. See Martin Haile, James Francis Edward (1907), p. 420. 
Fr. Copy. f. 207. 

16. Reasons of Admiral J[ohn] F[orbes] for not signing Admiral 
[John] B[yng]’s death-warrant; 16 Feb. 1757. Copy. f. 214. 

17. Papers relating to a right of way case at Crawley, co. Southt. 
One of the special jury was Edward Gibbon, of Buriton, probably 
the father of the historian. A singularly large bill for expenses, 
especially beer and brandy, is included, f. 218. 

18. Note of debate in the House of Commons on the Stamp Act, 
20 Feb. 1766. f. 240. 

19. Genealogical notes on the Taylor family and podigreo (f. 388) 
of Ogier and Conrtanld, 19th cent. ff. 364—389. 

Paper; ff. 389. Folio. 

37683. P. A. Taylor Papers. Vol. II. Poetical collections, chiefly 
of the 18th century. Among them avo :— 

1. “ Secundum iler boreale ” [by Richard Corbet, Bishop of Norwich, 
1632—1635], Printed in Certain Elegant Poems by D r Corbet , 1647. 
Incomplete. The first 108 lines are followed by sixteen from p. 8 
of the edition, f. 1. 

2. “ Toland’s invitation to Dismall to dine with the Calves Head 
Club, imitated from Horace, Epist. 25, lib. i.”; beg. “ If, dearest 
Dismall, you for once can dine.” Dated Jan. 29, 171^. f. 2. 

3. “On the lady Mary Wortley, by M r Pope”: first printed in 
Anthony Hammond’s New Miscellany , 1720, p. 274 (<•/. Add. MS. 
32463, f. 72). Elwin and Courthope’s Works of Pope , iv. 
p. 491. f. 3. 

4. “On the death of His Majesty King George the 1st”; beg. 
“ When the Bright Sun a middle station held.” f. 4. 

5. “ Variations in the Siege of Damascus [a play by John Hughes, 
d. 1720] from the printed copy; taken from the author’s original 
MS.” : possibly as acted at Hackney School, when John Iloadly 
(see below, and Diet. Nat. Biog.) took part in it, circ. 1729. Cf. Taylor 
Fam ., p. 218. f. 6. 

6. “ M r Tucker, Chaplain of the Deptford Man of War, to the 
Lieutenants who had refus’d his messing with them. 1740.” Beg. 
“ You who can grant or can refuse the pow’r.” f. 16. 

7. “ Poetry, which the cover which is here inclosed imports to have 
been from Chancellor Hoadly ”; poems partly (a, c and d) in the 
hand of John Hoadly, Chancellor of Winchester, viz. (a) “ To 
Philip Yorko Esquiro, on tho Pelhams being desir’d to resumo 
their Places” [1746]. Bog. “Philosophers of ancient Times.” 

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f. 19;—(b) “ Prologue to Tamerlane at M r Newcomc’s School 
[at Hackney] spoken by M r Middleton, who acted Moneses ” (see 
another copy in 37684, f. 23). f. 22b;—(c) “False Knight out¬ 
witted ” : beg. “ Go fetch me some of your Father’s Gold.” f. 24;— 
(d) “ Horace Epode 2nd ” : beg. “ Happy the Man, from Business 
far Remote.” f. 26;—(e) “ Verses under the prints of M r Hogarth’s 
rakes progress.” Printed in Dodsley’s Collection (1758), v. p. 269 
(cf. Hoadly’s letter to Dodsley in Add. MS. 30262, f. 70). All the 
above are probably Hoadly’s. f. 27 ; — (f) “Despariug Shepherd ” : 
another anonymous copy is in Ilarl. MS. 7316, f. 114. Beg. “ Hard 
by the Hall our Master’s home.” f. 28;—(g) “ Spider by Littleton ” : 
by Edward Littleton, afterwards assistant master at Eton. Printed 
in Hammond’s New Mixcellany (1720), p. 147, and Dodsley’s Collec¬ 
tion (1782), vi. p. 324. Other copies are in Add. MSS. 22629, 
f. 198 ; 28101, f. 122; 32463, f. 4 ; 37684, f. 58. Bog. “ Artist who 
underneath the table.” f. 28 b ;—(h) “ On Dutchess of Richmond 
by Lord Chesterfield”: on Sarah, wife of Charles Lennox, 2nd 
Duke, by Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield. In 
Harl. MS. 7318, f. 108 b, however, the verses are attributed to 
[John] Lord Herve}'. An anonymous copy is in Add. 32463, 
f. 116b. Beg. “What do scholars and bards and philosophers 
wise.” f. 28 b ;—(i) “ Now leaf for the Laureate’s Garland ” : 
perhaps agaiust William Whitehead. Bog. “ Thou miscreant 
Murtherer of a Poet’s name.” f. 28 b;—(k) Verses beg. “Ah mo 
that womankind cou'd charm.” f. 29 ;—(1) “ Richard and Amie ” : 
beg. “ From furrow’d Fields th’ oerlabour’d Ox.” f. 31. 

8. “Verses on Bp. Gloucester”: anonymous lines on William 
Warburton. Beg. “ When critick Seienco first was known.” f. 33. 

9. .Satirical prose epitaph on Sir D[udley] R[yder], Lord Chief 
Justice of the King’s Bench (d. 1756). f. 34. 

10. Verses on the capture of the “ Foudroyant ” and death of Captain 
Arthur Gardiner, 28 Feb. 1758. Beg. “As Lewis set in royal 
State.” f. 36. 

11. “ Condolance and congratulation,” poem by Francis Stone, B.A. 
[1759, M.A. 1766], Univ. Coll. Oxford. Beg. “Could fabled 
Phoebus aud tli’ Aonian nine.” f. 38. 

12. Poems by William Taylor (1755-1843): a small MS. book. 
Dates 1775-1780. Some of the poems are printed in Taylor Fam., 
p. 621 sqq. f. 52. 

13. “Tho Muse’s Wrealh. To the honourable Augustus Keppel, 
Admiral of tho British Fleet ” [ circ . 1778]. Beg. “Of godliko 
worthies and of patriot kings.” f. 81. 

14. “ A' Prophecy ”: on Pitt’s first administration, 1783. Beg. 
“ Whon Bath grown temperato his bottle leaves,” and ends “ Pitt 
shall explain tho Riddle Ultimatum.” f. 84. 

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15. Verses on the marriage of the Prince of Wales [afterwards 
George IV., 8 Apr. 1795]. Bog. “Como listen to my ditty, yo 
loyal men of Loudon.” f. 87. 

10. “ To R[ichard] B[rinsley ] Sheridan Esquire, 1798.” Beg. “Richard, 
eloquent and witty.” f. 88. 

17. “ Iero-Pasticcio or The Sacred Medley ” hy R'iclmrd] Brothers. 
Preceded by a letter to the Rev. Henry Taylor dated “ Jerusalem, 
1st year of our Lord Buonaparte.” Hologr. f. 89. 

18. “Modern God Save the King. Jekyll ” ; cirr. 1804. Probably 
by Joseph Jekyll (1753-1837). Beg. “From the Assassin’s blow.” 
f. 95. 

19. “An inscription for the proposed monument to Mr. Pitt,” a 
prose satire, circ. 1800, subscribed “ Wilks inv.” Printed by John 
Abraham, Clement’s Lane, London, and another copy by Summers 
and Young, Sunderland, ff. 90, 97. 

Paper; ff. 120. Folio. 

37684. P. A. Tay lor Pai'KRS. Vol. III. Poems, English and Latin , 
written or collected by William Taylor, of South Weald (1673— 
1750). Most of Taylor’s own pieces are printed in Taylor Fam ., 
pp. 204—222. A few are also contained in Dodsley’s Collection , ed. 
1758, v. pp. 288-293, ed. 1782, vi. p. 139 (see ff. 20 b, 27, 15, 15 b). 
The samo Collection likewise includes verses by D[octor Benjamin] 
I[bbo]t and Alexander Pope, f. 7 (ed. 1758, v. p. 202);—Doctor 
[Richard] Bentley, f. 9 b (ed. 1782, vi. p. 175);—Lady Mary 
Wortley [Montagu] and Sir William Yonge (but Lady Mary denied 
the attributions, v. Dirt. Nat. Biog.), f. 57 (ed. 1782, vi. pp. 240, 
247);—and Edward Littleton, ff. 34 b, 58 (ed. 1782, vi. pp. 310, 
324). Among the others are:— 

1. “ Stella and Flavia,” by J. E., beg. “ Stella and Flavia every hour.” 
f. 3. By the same, “Harlequin to the Jacobites, August 1, 1724” 
beg. “To give yo Joy ye Jacks I come”; and “The Jacobite 
Chronicle,” beg. “August the l* 1 when Anna dy’d.” ff. 10 b, 17. 

2. “On the Burser of St. Johns Oxon. cutting down a fine row of 
Trees,” beg. “ Indulgent nature to each kind bestows.” f. 3. 

3. “ An epigram spoke at the Westminster election,” bog. “Counubio 
stabili Damoni juncta Corinna.” f. 3 b. 

4. “Bouts Rimez given Sir W. Young [Sir William Yonge, 4th 
Bart ] by Lady Walpole and fill’d up very soon by him,” cf. 37082, 
f. 170 b. Beg. “Be kind, my dear Cloo, let’s Kiss and let’s Love.” f. 3 b. 

5. “ Flabollum,” bog. “ Quatu dextro formosa vibrat Sacharissa 
flabellum.” f. 4. 

6. “ By M™ Cooper in her Brothers Coke upon Littleton ”; by 
Judith Cowper, aunt of the poet, wife of Col. Martin Madan. 
Printed in Poems hy Eminent Ladies, 1755, ii. p. 143. f. 4. 

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7. “Advice to Miss R—dc-ff to avoid I) r [Ward Grey] Ashenhurst ” 
[of Trinity College, Cambridge], beg. “ Fly Careless Nymph, from 
tliy Pursuer fly.” f. 4 b. 

8. “ Writ, as is said, by Lady Irwin, daughter to the Earl of Carlisle ” 
[Anno, daughter of Charles Howard, 3rd Earl, wife first of Richard 
Ingram, 5th Viscount Irvine, afterwards (1737) of Col. William 
Douglas]. Beg. “ When Caesar dy’d he brav’d each killing wound.” 
f. 4 b. 

9. “ On Mr. Jervois’s [Charles Jervas, the translator of Don Quixote ?] 
refusing Lady Sidley [Elizaboth, wife of Sir Charles, 1st Bart.] a 
Break fast at Bath,” beg. “Well for Mankind had Adam been so 
dull.” f. 4 b. 

10. “Piologue to All for Love,” by B. S- [Benjamin Hoadly, 

Bishop of Bangor 1715, Hereford 1721, Salisbury 1723-1734], 
Spoken to his Grace the Duke of Marlborough,” at a private 
performance at Blonheim [1718]. Printed in the New Foundling 
Hospital fur Wii, 1784, vi. p. 39, and Coxo, Memoirs of Marlborough 
(1848), iii. p. 418. f. 5. 

11. “On Sir Robert Walpole being made Knight of the Garter” 
[172G], cf. Add. MS. 32463, f. Gib. Beg. “Sir Robert his Merit 
and Iuterest to shew.” f. 5 b. 

12. “Letter to M r Page,” by Mr. Harding [Nicholas Hardinge]; 
and “ Verses sent with some Cotteuham cheeses,” by the same. 
Latin. Printed in Ilardinge’s Latin Verses (1780), pp. 39, 55. f. 6. 

13. Prologue and epilogue to Tamerlaue, as acted by schoolboys, by 
Sir Richard Steele. Beg. “ Old Horace says Eutrapelus, a man 
who us’d t’ expose.” f. 8. 

14. “The Royal Progress, or tho Trinity Bear”: satire on Richard 
Bentley [1728]. Bog. “Ye grave Scarlet Doctors.” f. 10. 

15. “ Written in a Gentleman’s Coke upon Littleton by G. Lyttleton ” 
[George Lyttelton, afterwards 1st Baron Lyttelton], Beg. “Thou 
precious volume be my guide.” f. 12. 

1G. “ To the Earl of Sc-sd-o by Ld. G-nv-1. Ode 4, book 2. Horace ” : 
verses on tho attachment of Robert Leko, 3rd Earl of Soarsdalo 
(d. 1707), to Anne Bracegirdle, apparently by Charles Granville, 
afterwards 2nd Earl of Bath (d. 1701). For another copy see 
Ilarl. MS. 6914, f. 112. Beg. “Do not, most fragrant Earl, 
disclaim.” f. 13. 

17. “ On Sir W[illiam] Morgan, Knight of the Bath [1725], losing 
tho Badge of his Order.” Other copies are in Lansdownc MS. 852, 
f. 234, Add. MSS. 20095, f. 8, 21544, f. 12. Beg. “ Hear all yo 
friends to knighthood.” f. 1G. 

18. “ C. II. to Sir Hans Sloan, who sav’d his life and desir’d him to 
seud over all the Rarities he oou’d find in his Travels.” Other 
copies are in Harley MS. 7318, f. 67 b, Egerton MS. 1717, f. 54, 


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Add. MS. 32463, f. 122. Beg. “Since you, Dear Doctor, sav’d my 
life.” f. 25. 

19. “An Excollent Ballad to the Tune of Chevy Chase”: on the 
quarrel between the King and Prince of Wales, 1717. There are 
printed copies in Add. MS. 31152, f. 13, and Eg. MS. 1717, f. 66, 
and MS. copies in Add. 28095, f. 41, and Lansd. 852, f. 176. Beg. 
“ God prosper long our noble King.” f. 28 b. 

20. Westminster Play. Latin verses, viz. (a) “ Prologue spoken by 
M r Johnson before Terence’s Phormio,” 26 Nov. 1723. f. 30;— 
(b) Epilogue to the Adelphi, 13 Nov. 1724. f. 30 b;—(c) Epilogue 
to the Andria, Nov. 1725. f. 31. 

21. “A copy of verses deliver’d to a lady who painted, as she was 
walking in Tunbridge walks.” Beg. “ Cornelia’s charms inspire 
my Lays.” f. 36 b. 

22. “An Apology to Lady Carteret, writ in Ireland by D r [Patrick] 
Delany ” ; cf. Add. MS. 32463, f. 63. Beg. “ A Lady wise as well 
as fair.* f. 37. 

23. “ Westly, usher of Westminster [Samuel Wesley, eldest brother 
of John Wesley], on his Majesty sending a Regiment to be Quarter’d 
at Oxford and presenting Cambridge with a Library ”: the well- 
known epigram concerning the Moore library, 1714. It is usually 
attiibuted to Dr. Joseph Trapp, Professor of Poetry at Oxford. 
Beg. “ The King observing with Judicious eyes.” f. 53. 

24. “ Orpheus. D. W. ”; perhaps by Daniel Wray. Beg. “ The 
Thracian whose fiddle so sweetly cou’d squeek.” f. 58 b. 

25. “On Knox W[ar]d,” Clarenceux King of Arms 1726—1741, 
defendant in an action for breach of promise of marriage. For 
other copies r. Add. MSS. 27408, f. 66 b, 28101, f. 101, 30162, f. 38. 
Beg. “ Ye fair injur’d Nymps and ye beaux who deceive ’em.” 
f. 58 b. 

26. “ A sermon. By the Chaplain to an East India Man,” in proso, 
by William Taylor, f. 60. 

27. “At Manchester assises. Biron”: epigram by John Byrom. 
Printed in his Remains (Chethara Soc. xxxii., 1854), p. 320. Beg. 
“ Bone and Skin two millers thin.” f. 65 b. 

28. “ In Frigus diuturnum. M r Hunt ”: Latin elegiacs by Thomas 
Hunt, Laudian professor of Arabic. Beg. “Qualis Hyperboreis 
vix unquam saeviit oris.” f. 65 b. 

29. “ Sonnett. M r Dan[iel] Wray.” The attribution is later, and in 
Sloane MS. 4456, f. 70, the verses (an inscription at Wrest, co. 
Bcdf.) are ascribed to Thomas Edwards. They are printed in his 
Canons of Criticism (1765), p. 327. Beg. “ Stranger or Guest whomeer 
this hallow’d Grovo.” f. 66. 

Paper; ff. 68. Octavo. Circ. a.d. 1730. 

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37685. P. A. Taylor Papers. Vol. IV. Anonymous Tragedy, 
evidently, from tho cast prefixed, intended to be acted at Drury 
Lane, and probably identical with that which was in rehearsal 
there 21 Feb. 1728 (Some Account of the English Stage, 1660—1830, 
iii. p. 209) under the name of “ Polyxena.” The original title in 
the MS. is erased. 

Paper; ff. 63. Quarto. Circ. a.d. 1728. 

37686. Pedigree of Peter Alfred Taylor, with arms in colours ; eirc. 
a.d. 1883. 

Paper roll mounted on linen, 10 ft. X 5 ft. 

37687 A—G. Grants of Arms, chiefly by English Kings of Arms, 
1467—1556. German, Latin, French and English. On vellum. 
Described, with some transcripts, by W. II. St. John Hope in 
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, 2nd Ser., xvi. p. 341. 

A. Grant by “ Romerich ayn kunyng der Wappen des lieiligen 
Romysclien reiches ” [perhaps Rudolf, created Romreich in 1442, 
cf. Siebmacher, Wappenbuch, i. p. 26] to “ Meister Matheus 
Trystram ” of arms, arg. a lion rampaut vert with a torse or and sa., 
armed and laugued or, between five billots (?) sa. ; with crest on a 
torse or and sa. a lion as in the arms, but sfatant instead of 
rampant. Dated “czu London, In Engoland,” 24 June, 1467. 
Germ. Printed, op. cit. p. 341. The arms in colours in the centro 
of tho grant. The herald’s seal (much defaced) of red wax cased in 
yellow wax, attached by a green and red plaited silk cord. 
11 in. X 1 ft. 5J in. 

B. Confirmation by Thomas [Holme], Norroy, to Teter Ilcllard, Prior 
of Bridlington (1462-1472), co. York, of arms, sa. a bond cotised 
between six fleurs de lys arg. ; London, 1 Oct. 9 Edw. IV. [1469]. 
Printed, op. cit. p. 343. Latin. Illuminated initial enclosing the 
arms, and partial foliated border. Signed “ Norrey Roy darmes.” 
Seal missing. Endorsed “entred in my Book of entrys of Grants 
of Arms. P[eter] Le Neve, Norrey” [1704-1729]. 7 1 in.x 1 ft. 9J in. 

C. Grant by Walter Bellynchamp (so seal), Ireland King of Arms, 
to Thomas Barow, clerk, of canting arms, “ a schochune of sabil a 
row [«c. a roe^ of syluer in his kynd, a barro of gold, in the chef 
[erasure here] too flour delyse of tho satn”; 6 Jan. 16 Edw. IV. 
[1477]. Printed, op. cit. p. 344. The arms in colours within an 
illuminated initial. Between the two fleurs do lys a gold cup has 
been erased, corresponding to tho erasure in tho description. 
Signed by Ireland, whoso seal of arms is apponded in woodon box 
with lid. 9 in. x 1 ft. 3jJ in. 

D. Grant by Thomas [Holme], Claronceux, to Thomas Smytli al. 
Reed, of co. Norf., gent., of arms and crest, “ Asure thro Dragones 
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colours; the Create upon the helmo a serpent volant gonles set 
within a wrethe golde a sable; the Mantell Asure furred with 
Erniyn ”; 15 Jan. 148l[2]. Printed, op. cit. p. 345. With the 
arms in colours, and an illuminated initial. Signed by Clarenceux. 
Seal missing. 9£ in. X 1 ft. 5£ in. 

E. Grant by John Wry the, Garter, to Master Thomas Barowe, clerk 
(cf. C above), and Richard Barowe, of Wynthorp [Winthorpe, 

? co. Line.], merchant of the staple, of arms and crest: “ Quaterl v 
the first quarter sabul two swerdes porsant the poyntes vpward 
crossed pom’elled hyltted and fretted syluer betwene foure flourede 
lyse golde a bordure syluer and purplo The secund quarter sabul in 
the nether parte a Roo passante in hir owne kynde syluer a bar 
in the chefe two flouro de lyse golde And to theire and yche of 
theire tymbyr vpon the helme a Roo heede syluer setto in a 
wrethe lyke to the bordur abovenamed ”; 22 Oct. 11 Hen. VII. 
[1495]. Printed, op. cit. p. 347. Illuminated initial enclosing the 
arms, and partial foliated border. Garter’s signature, and seal of 
arms in lidless wooden box. 8| in. x 1 ft. 8| in. 

F. Grant by Thomas Wryothesley, Garter, and Thomas Benoit, 
Clarenceux, to William Potkyn, of Senocke [Sevenoaks], co. Kent, 
gent., of arms and crest: “ dargent a vne fece entre troys chietis de 
chase currans de gneilles sur la fece trois fuseaux dor. a son 
tymbre la teste deung cheuerell do sable le mnseau loille les 
oreilles et les cornes dor assis sur vne tor.^se dargent et de gueules 
mantelle do sable double dargent”; London, 25 May, 1517. In 
the margin the arms in colours, and a Tudor rose crowned within a 
garter. Partial foliated border. Signed by Garter and Clarenceux, 
whoso seals of arms are appended in lidless wooden boxes. 
9£ in. x 1 ft. 6J in. 

G. Grant by Thomas Ilawley, Clarenceux, to Thomas Powle, of 
Cranebroke [Cranbrook], co. Essex, gent., of arms and crest: 
“ Asur two fesses vnde golde on a Chef siluer thre Merlettes sablo 
vpon his healmo on a Torse siluer and asur a Red deres hedd Rasy 
geules beryng his veluet hedd caullcd a pollarde aboute his neck a 
wrethe Lynked golde mantoled geules dobled siluer”; London, 
5 Apr. 2 and 3 Phil, and Mary [1556]. In the margin the arms in 
colours, a Tudor rose crowned and two fleurs de lys. In the initial 
a portrait of Hawley in herald’s costume pointing with a rod in his 
right hand to the arms and with his left haud to the grant. Signed 
by Clarenceux, whoso personal and official seals of arms are 
appended in lidless wooden boxes. ll£ in. x 1 ft. 11 § in. 

37688. Extent of the manors, etc., of Francis Carewe, Esq., in 
co. Sussex made by Robert Moys, stoward, at the court in March, 
7 Eliz. [1575]. The lands comprise the manor of Plompton 

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[Plumpton], the bedelwyke of Plompton, tho bedelwykes of 
Plompton Buskage mul Ploinpton Pedinghoo, the manor of Ber- 
combe [Barcomb], the manor of Byrlyng [Borling in East Dean], 
and the manor of Notherhall in Fletching. 

Paper; ff. 15. Small folio. 

37689-37718. Lktter-books and Minute-books of George Eden, 2nd 
Baron (1814) and 1st Earl (1839) of Auckland, Governor-General 
of India; 1836—1842. Lord William Bentinck, his predecessor, 
had returned to England in March, 1835, and Lord Auckland, who 
was appointed in the following September, arrived in India early 
in March, 1836, the provisional government having been carried 
on meanwhile by Sir Charles Metcalfe. His first letter, datod 
13 Mar. 1836, to Maj. Sir James Rivett Caruac, Chairman of the 
E. India Co., gives an account of his reception at Calcutta and his 
first impressions of the country. Tho correspondence is largely 
devoted to tho affairs of Afghanistan, and in a letter, dated 28 Jan. 
1842, to his successor Lord Ellenborough he tries to justify his 
policy, which had just ended in the retirement from Cabul and tho 
destruction of tho British forces. Thirty volumes. Paper. Folio. 
The contents are :— 

37689-37707. “Private letters,” sc. letters of a confidential 
nature written by Lord Auckland (with a few from his 
secretaries) to the following, among others, viz. Col. Sir Henry 
Pottinger, Resident in Sindh, Sir Robert Grant, Governor of 
Bombay, John, Lord Elphinstone, Governor of Madras, Sir 
Charles Metcalfe, Lieut. Gov. of the N.W. Provinces (till his 
retirement in 1838), and Thomas Campbell Robertson, his 
successor, Sir John Cam Hobhouse, President of the Board of 
Control (the original letters are in Lord Broughton’s corre¬ 
spondence, Add. MSS. 36473, 36474, and other copies in 
Egerton MS. 2427), Sir James Rivett Camac, Governor of 
Bombay (1838), Sir William Hay Macnaghton (sent Envoy to 
Afghanistan in 1838), and Sir Jasper Nicolls, Commander-in- 
Chief in India; 1836-1842. Nineteon volumes. Volumes are 
apparently missing after Vols. IV. and VIII. 

37689 (I. ff. 62). 13 Mar.-10 Nov. 1836 
(and 11 Juno, 1837-7 Oct 1841). 

37690 (II. ff. 135). 22 Aug. 1836- 

26 May, 1837. 

37691 (III. ff. 136). 28 May-13 Sept. 


37692 (IV. ff. 122). 13 Sept. 1837- 

30 Jan. 1838. 

87693 (V. ff. 136). 15 Mar.-29 July, 


mss.— 1908. 

37694 (VI. ff. 185). 3 Aug.-30 Dec. 1838. 

37695 (VII. ff. 182). 2 Jan.-8 May, 


37696 (VIII. ff. 230). 8 May-5 Aug. 


37697 (IX. ff. 147). 29 Nov. 1839- 

21 Jan. 1840. 

37698 (X. ff. 155). 21 Jan.-20 Apr. 1840. 

37699 (XL ff. 133). 18 Apr.-25 May, 



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37700 (XII. ff. 163). 30 May-5 Aug. 


37701 (XIII. ff. 196). 5 Aug.-15 Oct. 

37702 (XIV. ff. 149). 14 Oct.-5 Dec. 


37703 (XV. ff. 170). 5 Dec. 1840- 

13 Feb. 1841. 

37704 (XVI. ff. 148). 14 Feb.-14 Apr. 


37705 (XVII. ff. 167). 15 Apr.-ll July, 

37706 (XVIII. ff. 213). 11 Jnly-5 Dec. 

37707 (XIX. ff. 190). 6 Dec. 1811- 

16 Feb. 1842. 

37708. Copies of a few letters from Lord Auckland to Sir Charles 
Metcalfe, Sir J. C. Hobhousc, Sir H. Fane, and others; 24 Sept. 
1836-3 Apr. 1837. Ff. 32. 

37709-37713. “ Minute Books,” containing minutes and observa¬ 
tions of Lord Auckland basod on reports and letters of various 
committees and political agents ; 1836-1842. Five volumes. 

37709 (I. ff. 176). 16 Mur.-5 Dec. 1836. 

37710 (II. ff. 178). 9 Dec. 1836-29 July, 

37711 (III. ff. 178). 17 Nov. 1838- 

21 Oct. 1839. 

37712 (IV. ff. 186). 30 Oct. 1839-8 July, 

37713 (V. ff. 146). 24 July, 1840- 

22 Feb. 1842. 

Among the more important subjects treated are: (a) Removal of 
restrictions on the Press. I. f. 88;—(b) Navigation of the 
Indus. I. f. 98;—(c) Exportation of Coolies. II. f. 53b, Y. 
f. 94 b;—(d) The Opium Question. II. f. 173b;—(e) The 
Pilgrim Tax. 111. f. 3;—(f) Slavery. III. f. 60, V. ff. 100 b, 
114b;—(g) Status of uncovenanted Civil Servants. III. 
f. 89 b ;—(h) Affairs of the Juggcrnath Temple. III. f. 141 b; 
—(i) Native Education. IV. f. 13;—(k) The Medical College. 
V. f. 38 b. A volume is missing after Vol. II. 

37714. “ Military Minutes” of Lord Auckland on reports of the 
Military Board and other bodies, relating to appointments and 
promotions of officers, questions of discipline, public works, etc., 
11 Apr. 1836-30 Dec. 1840. Among other subjects treated 
are:—(a) The distribution of Civil and Military patronage, 
f. 1 b;—(b) The troops of the late Begum Sombre, ff. 11 b, 
18b;—(c) The importance of a knowledge of Indian languages 
for Staff' Officers, ff. 16 b, 78;—(d) The Medical service and 
Indian pharmacopoeia, etc. ff. 24 b, 53 b, 143, 150 b, 163,180; 
—(e) The branding of dismissed native soldiers, f. 51 b;— 
(f) Tho attendance of troops and bauds at nativo festivals, 
f. 104;—(g) The granting of batta in compensation for losses 
in the Afghan campaign, 1839. f. 174;—(h) The trigono¬ 
metrical survey of India, f. 227 b. Ff. 241. 

37715-37717. “China Books,” consisting of copies of minutes and 
letters of Lord Auckland, written to the British Plenipotenti- 

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aries and Commanders, etc., in China during the “Opium 
War” in 1840-1842, viz. C’apt. Charles Elliot and Adm. Sir 
George Elliot, Naval Commander-in-chief, acting as Joiut- 
rieuipotcntiaries, Adm. Sir James John Gordon Bremer, 
Naval Commander-in-chief before Adm. Elliot, Gen. Sir Hugh 
Gough, Commander of the Land Forces, Sir Ilenvy Pottingor, 
•who superseded Capt. Elliot as Plenipotentiary after tho 
unsuccessful preliminary treaty in January, 1841, Adm. Sir 
William Parker, who succeeded Adm. Elliot in Nov. 1841, and 

37715 (I. ff. 175). 7 Apr. 1810-8 Oct. 37717 (III. ff. 55). 9 Oct. 1811-24 Feb. 
1811. ! 1842. 

3771G (II. ff. 177). Daplicate of Vol. I. 

37718. “ Minutes of the Straits Settlement for 1837,” or, rather, 
a single minute of great length of Lord Auckland, dated 
24 May, 1837, made in view’ of tho entire re-arrangement of 
tho Straits’ Administration. Ff. 109. 

37719. Commonplace-book of Sir John Gibson (1606-1665), of Welburn, 
near Kirkby Moorsido, co. York, a Royalist prisoner in Durham 
Castle, circ. 1653—1660. The compilation is dedicated, in a letter 
(f. 5 b) dated March, 1656, to his son John Gibson. Holograph. 
He has inserted in the volume about a dozen portraits and other 
engravings, chiefly taken from books. Joseph Hunter in Add. MS. 
24463, f. 59 b eqq., gives particulars of the family from a note-book 
which belonged to the son. Sir John, who had been captain of 
the North Riding Horse on the king’s side, compounded in 1649 
(Cal. Committee for Comp., ii. p. 1906), but seems to have been 
again imprisoned in 1653. About two-thirds of the volume 
consists of translations of sermons: “ St. Chrysostome translated 
into English out of tho Greeke by John Errington esq., 1656.” 
This title on f. 6 is erased. There are thirty sermons by, or 
attributed to, St. John Chrysostom, with a prefatory letter signed 
J. E. (erased and J. G. substituted), and one sermon of St. Gregory 
of Nyssa with similar preface (f. 35) signed J. E. In spite of the 
title the Chrysostom sermons are undoubtedly taken from the 
Latin, perhaps Gesenius’ edition (Basel, 1547). The translator is 
perhaps John Errington, of ltudby, another delinquent in the 
North Riding (Cal. Comm. Comp., iv. p. 2771), and other entries 
with his name or initials are anagrams, with verses, on the names 
of Gibson and his wife Penelope (f. 261) and of John Jopling, 
keeper of the gaol at Durham (ff. 178 b, 227), and paraphrases 
from Ecclesiastes and Tobit (ff. 213, 215 b). Gibson’s own compo¬ 
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vorsification, chiefly devotional, prayers and notes (one, f. 4 b, in 
Greek ) and a tract, “ Amara dulcis, or the bitter-sweeto Bufferings 
of the Saints and servants of God in all ages of the World, written 
by an old Barzillai banished from his owne Ithica,” with prefaco 
signed “ Carolopliylos,” and dated 7 Feb. 166^ (f. 273). There are 
also many letters addressed by him to unnamed friends outside, and 
a few medical recipes. Gibson’s arms aro drawn at f. 162 and his 
motto, “In infadicitato fielix,” occurs frequently. Ho has also 
draw’n (f. 165) a fanciful coat of arms (two legs) with verses dated 
1656, at f. 268 b an opitaph for himself, and at f. 161 a sketch of 
“The House of my Pilgrimage” [Durham Castle?]. Among 
miscellaneous extracts and historical notes interspersed are :— 

1. Brief excerpts from Joremy Taylor’s works, ff. 4 b, 123 b, 155 b, 
282 b. 

2. Verses, without author’s name, from Francis Quarles (the refer¬ 
ences, except where otherwise noted, are to the Divine Fancies , 
1632, cf. Grosart’s edition, vol. ii.), viz. (a) “On Tobit,” lib. iv. 
nos. 38 and 24 (first two lines), f. 6 b ; —(b) “ On the Sacraments,” 
lib. i. no. 3. f. 15 b ;—(c) “ Man,” the well-known lines “ Our life 
is nothing but a Winter’s day,” lib. iii. no. 69. f. 18 b;—(d) Verses 
beg. “ The World’s a Theater, the Earth a Stage,” lib. i. no. 6. 
f. 18b;—(e) “On Peter’s Cocke,” lib. iii. no. 5. ff. 21, 175;— 
(f) Verses beg. “ My Sinnes are like the Sands upon tho Shore,” 
lib. ii. no. 70. f. 21 ;—(g) “The Life of Man,” lib. i. no. 18. 
f. 165b;—(h) “Man’s Heart,” lib. i. no. 82. f. 170b;—(i) 
“ Faith,” lib. iii. no. 97. f. 170 b;—(k) “ On our blessed Saviour,” 
lib. iv. no. 48. f. 180;—(1) “Man’s Mortality”: five stanzas, 
whereof tho first, at any rate, is claimed by Quarles, who printed 
it, with another not given here, at tho end of his Argalus and 
Parthenia (1629), headed “ Hos ego versiculos,” probably referring 
to the fact that Simon Wastoll had printed it, with the other four 
here given, in his Microbiblion in the same year. Another copy is 
in Add. MS. 22588, f. 104. Probably all are by Quarles (see tho 
appendix to Hannah’s edition, 1843, of the Poems of Henry King , 
Bishop of Chichester , p. cxviii.). Beg. “ Like as tho Damask Bose you 
see.” f. 196;—(m) “Man’s Resurrection ” : a stanza in the same 
form and probably by tho same, beg. “Like to the Seed put in 
Earth’s womb.” f. 196;—(n) “On Jacob’s Pillow,” lib. i. no. 65. 
ff. 201,275 ;—(o) “ On Zacheus,” abridgod from lib. i. no. 67. f. 201. 

3. A song, “ Tho Lillyo is transported | The Thistle choakes tho Rose.” 
f. 98. 

4. Verses, “Upon the death of C. R.,” 6x6 lines, beg. “Thrice 
wretched Albion ! what enchauntingo clmrino.” f. 10. 

5. Verses on “M r Mole of Yorke,” a prisonor of the Inquisition, l>eg. 
“ O over constant Mole, what, thirty years immur'd.” f. 15 b. 

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6. “ Of groat changes in England ”: note of a prophecy of the seven 
successors of Henry VII. as Mars, Puer, Alecto, Virgo, Vulpes, 
Leo and Nullus, and dates of King Lucius, Wycliffe, Edward VI., 
the Marian persecution and Elizabeth, and of various events from 
1641 to 1658. f. 112. 

7. Speech of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, on the 
scaffold, 10 Jan. 164J. Printed in History of the Troubles and Trial , 
etc., 1694, p. 447. f. 153 b. 

8. Brief geographical description of the British Islands, partly from 
Camden, f. 156. 

9. Design for portraits of Charles I. and Charles II., a.d. 1660, the 
former to bear on his shield Magna Charta, the latter Amnestia. 
f. 158 b. 

10. Comparison of Thomas Cromwell and Oliver Cromwell, f. 159. 

11. Verses, “Upon the Universitio at Durham, 1660,” beg. “Crom¬ 
well’s departure brought me here to see.” f. 159. 

12. Verses, “A farewell to my Groue, 1655,” beg. “Sad Philomel, 
singe thou my Tragedie,” signed “ Sylvanus ” ; followed by “ The 
Eccho to his Groue by D r Tonstall ” and “ A duble to D r Tonstall’s 
Eccho,” signed “Vale dico nngis.” f. 169. 

13. Verses by G[eorgo] S[andys], viz.: (a) Extracts from his transla¬ 
tion of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, lib. x. 17-63, lib. viii. 634-731 
(1640 ed., pp. 149, 185). f. 172;—(b) “A meditalion upon the 
sight of our Saviour’s Tombe,” beg. “ Saviour of mankind, Man, 
Emanuel.” f. 189;—(c) Paraphrases from Ecclesiastes and Isaiah, 
printed in A paraphrase upon the Divine Poems (1638), pt. iii. p. 14, 
pt. iv. p. 25. f. 195. 

14. Verses by [James Graham, Marquis of] Montrose, “written with 
tho point of his Sword,” beg. “ Great, Good, and Just, could I but 
rate,’’ as printed in John Cleveland’s Poems , 1659, p. 88. Tho text 
in M. Napier’s Memoirs of Montrose , ii. p. 693, is slightly different, 
f. 184 b. 

15. Verses [on the death of Henry, Prince of Wales, 1612]. Another 
copy is in Add. MS. 15226, f. 4. Beg. “A plant of tho fairest 
hopes that ever stood.” f. 184 b. 

16. “The Kings of England”: brief characters, beg. “William a 
conqueror but cruell ” and ending “ Quoeno Elizabeth, wise, liv’d 
glorious and dyed peaceablye.” f. 185 b. 

17. “ New Governments in England since 1640,” to 1660: nineteen 
different changes are enumerated, f. 186. 

18. “ Ileresiography ”: a list of twenty-two 17th contury sects, 
f. 192 b. 

19. “Epitaph on [Thomas Wentworth] the Earle of Strafford” [by 
John Cleveland], printed in Poems by J. V. (1651), p. 59, 1659 ed., 
p. 62. Beg. “ Here lies wise and valiant dust.” f. 193 b. 

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20. “These are the names of such Persons as did actually sit as 
Judges upon the Tryall of his Majesty, with the Counsell and 
Attendants of the Court.” f. 106 b. Followed by a note of the 
defacing of the statue of Charles I. at the Royal Exchange, 10 Aug. 

21. “ Chronosticon Decollations Caroli Regis,” in Latin, with English 
verses as printed in Cleveland’s Poems, 1650, p. 81. f. 199. 

22. “Untimely and strange deaths to the peisecutors of Christian 
religion,” beg. “ Nero killed himselfe.” f. 199 b. 

23. “ The Anotuinie of a Quaker,” subscribed “ per anonomon.” Beg 
“A Quaker is a Chmch rebell.” f. 200. 

24. Verses (4x4 lines) beg. “ A Scot and Jesuite jony’d (sic) in 
hand.” f. 204. 

25. List of “ the Compilers of the English Common Prayer Booke 
(as nowe it is),” t.e. of the first l’raycr Book of Edward VI. f. 205. 

26. Acrostic epigram on Thomas Wentworth [Earl of Strafford], 
Beg. “That man that mounts soe high, if once ho fall.” f. 208. 

27. “The coato of Armes of Sir John Presbeter’s Church.” Beg. 
“She beares partie parpale indented God’s glory and his owne 
interest.” f. 212 b. 

28. Translation of the 44th epistle of Seneca to Lucilius. f. 217. 

29. Short biographical notes on the apostles and evangelists. Beg. 
“The first is Simon Peter.” f. 218. 

30. Sir Thomas Overbury’s epitaph on himself, Misc. Works, 1756, 
p. 66. Beg. “ The span of my dayes measur’d hero I rest.” 
f. 260 b. 

31. “ A prayer made by C. R.,” the second prayer in most editions of 
Eikon Basilike (cf. Almack, Bibliography of the King's Book, 1896, 
p. 50, where it is printed parallel with an autograph prayer of 
Charles I.). Beg. “Almightie and most morcifull Father looko 
down©.” f. 262 b. 

32. “Jesu”: the verses by George Herbert, printed in The Temple 
(1633), p. 105. f. 272. 

The inserted engravings includo (a) Two oval vignettes, Christ 
going to Emmaus, and St. Georgo: the latter signed [Nicolas V] 
Lauwers. ff. 1,283;—(b) Frontispiece by P[ierre^ L[ombart] to 
Jeremy Taylor’s Holy Dying, 1651. f. 19;-—(c) Another frontis¬ 
piece by P[ierro] Lombart to some English book, St. Peter and a 
female figure (the Church ?) holding a bleeding Heart, with title 
“Cor contritum et humiliatum Deus non despiciet.” f. 175l>;— 
(d) St. Jerome in his study, by Hieronymus Wicrix, after Albrecht 
Diirer. f. 23;—(e) Charles II. by David Lnggan. f. 185;—(f) 
Arms of Charles I., from some edition of Eikon Basilike. f. 197 b; 
—(g) Small portrait of Charles 1., attributed to Wenceslas Hollar. 
1. 198;—(h) Title, by Hollar, to the Whole Duty of Man, pr. for T. 

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Garthwait, 1659. f. 203;—(i) Lancelot Audrowcs, Bishop of 

Winchester, by W[illiam] M[arshall], frontispiece to Andrewes’ 
Private Devotions , 1647. f. 204 b. 

At the end (f. 284) is inserted a 20th cent, copy of a letter pre¬ 
served at York in the Ilailstono MSS. in the Minster Library from 
Sir John Gibson after his release to his son John, dat. 30 Sept. 

Paper; ff. i. + 284. 8 in. X 6 in. a.i>. 1655—1660. Original 

leather binding. Bookplate of arms of William Ward Jackson. 

37720. View of all the lands, etc., lately l>elonging to John St. 
Andrew, Esq., deceased, in Skovington [Skeffington], Billisdun 
[Billesdon], Roylston [Kolloston in Billesdon], Laughton, Gumley 
and Kilbie [Kilby],oo. Leic.; in East Hadden and Byfeild [Byfield], 
co. Northt.; in Arley, co. Warw.; in Stoack Koch ford [Stoke 
Koch ford] and Easton, co. Line.; and in Gotham, co. Nott.; 27 
July, 1646. Preceded (ff. 2 b, 3) by notes concerning jointures 
chargeable on the lands and (f. 4) by a rental of Gotham, 

Michaelmas, 1652; and followed (f. 23) by another rental of 

Gotham, 1649. For the relationship of various persons named as 
having jointures, etc., see the index to Nichols’s History of Leicester¬ 

, Paper; ff. 24. Small folio. 

37721. Extracts from rate-books, etc., for co. Westmoreland. 

1. Extracts out of the book of Edward Wilsou of Natland, in Feb. 
170.^, concerning county rates from 1635 to 169£. fl'. 2—7. 

2. Note of deaths from plague in 1598. f. 7. 

3. Alphabetical list of surveys, etc., for bridges, highways, otc.; 
1635-1695. ff. 7b-15. 

4. Proposals for the quarter-sessions ; 1676. f. 16. 

5. Abstract of the charter of Charles II. to the corporation of 
Kendal, ff. 19—23. 

6. Kates of co. Westmoreland ; [1715?]. ff. 24-28. 

7. Militia papers relating to the rebellion of 1715, including (a) 
Abstract of Militia laws. ff. 29-32 b ;—(b) Queries on some depu¬ 
tations for Westmoreland and Cumberland separately granted in 
1715. f. 33;—(c) Establishment of Militia in 1716. ff. 34—35 ;— 
(d) Warrants and correspondence relating to the rebellion, 1715— 
1717. ff. 35b-45. 

8. Warrant to disarm disaffected persons ; 9 May, 1722. f. 46. 

9 (reversing the volume). Notes of services for lands in Dishfortli 
[? in Topcliffo, N.R., co. York], f. 49. 

10. “Catalogue of ancient houses of the gentry iu Westmorland and 
of othor houses capable of their residence.” f. 47 b. 

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37722. “My Journal. Part ii.,” being the journal of Edward 
Gibbon, 4 Aug. 17G1—16 Aug. 1762. Autograph. This part, in 
common with Part i., was missing when the Gibbon Papers were 
acquired in 1896 (see Add. MS. 34876—34879). Part i. (to 4 Aug. 
1761) was found in 1907 and is now Add. MS. 37532. The series 
is thus complete. It appears from a comparison of ff. 4 and 7 
that, although Gibbon had intended the daily journal to begin at 
24 Aug. 1761 (c/. Add. MSS. 37532, f. 2), the writing down of the 
events of his past life occupied him until 10 Sept., when the actual 
diary begins. This part is mainly concerned with his military life 
and his studies during the period. Extracts are printed in Lord 
Sheffield’s edition of Gibbon’s Works in the notes to vol. i. and 
under the heading “ Extraits raisonnes de mes lectures ” in vol. v. 
Paper ; ff. 56. Octavo. 

37723. “ Earthw’orks in Essex surveyed and drawn by Edward 
Andrews Downman,” visited and examined 1880-1890, 1896- 
1902, 1905-1908. With brief descriptions and an introduction 
(f. 2) dated June, 1908, and (f. 1 ) a list of the plans. The names 
of places are given in the Index. 

Paper; ff. 35. a.d. 1908. Large oblong folio. 

37724. “ Earthworks in Wiltshire surveyed and drawm by Edward 
Andrews Downman,” visited and examined 1889, 1895, 1896, 
1901-1903, 1906-1908. With brief descriptions and an introduc¬ 
tion (ff. 2-4) dated Sept. 1908, and (f. 5) a list of the plans. Tho 
names of places are given in tho Index. 

Paper; ff. 76. a.d. 1908. Large folio. 

37725. Letters, etc., of literary and scientific men ; 1802-1895. 

1. W[illia]m Herschel [afterwards Sir W. Ilersehel, K.1I.] *x>-, on 

a uamo for the “ new species of bodies,” now known as asteroids ; 
Slough near Windsor, 10 Juno, 1802. f. 1. 

2. J[ohn] Dalton to - Orchard, with regard to paying off an 

annuity ; 49 Manchester St., 28 Doc. 1814. f. 2. 

3. Charles Darwin (a) to Daniel Sharpo, on the subject of tho 
cleavago of rocks; Down, 2 Nov. 1846 (postmark), f. 4;—(b) 

to-, in reply to criticisms on his Origin of Species : “ I feel 

not a shade of surprise at your entirely rejecting my views; my 
surprise is that I have been successful in converting somo few 
eminent Botanists, Zoologists, and Geologists ... I believo in 
Natural Selection, not localise I can prove in any single case that 
it has changed one species into another, but because it groups and 
explains w r ell (as it seems to me) a host of facts in classification, 
embryology, morphology, rudimentary organs, geological succession 
and distribution ”; Down, 14 March [1841]. f. 6. 

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4. William Wordsworth, four lines of poetry, beg. “ Truo beauty 
dwells in deep retreats.” Holograph , with signature “ W ro Words¬ 
worth, Rydal Mount, March 12 th , 1844.” Not included in tho 
published Works, f. 10. 

5. John Ruskin, (a) Three letters to the Rev. Thomas Dale [his 
former schoolmaster, afterwards Dean of Rochester]; 31 Dec. 1840, 

9 June and 22 Sept. 1841. Printed in Three Letters and an Essay 
on Literature , ed. [Miss] H. P. Dale, 1893. Purchased by Mr. T. 
Thornton in 1898 from Messrs. H. Sotheran & Co., by whom they 
had been bought from Miss Dale. f. 11 ;—(b) Letter to Dr. James 
Macaulay, in commendation of his “ book on the sea ” [? Sea 
Pictures , 1882]; 1 Aug. 1883. f. 19 ;—(c) Letter to Messrs. Sotheran 
and Co.; 6 Sept. 1884. f. 21 ;—(d) Holograph MS. of The Bible of 
Amiens, ch. iii., §§ 47-52 (for a statement with regard to the rest 
of the MS. see The Works of John Buskin, ed. Cook and Wedderburn, 
vol. xxxiii., 1908, p. lxiv.). f. 22. 

6. T[homas] Carlyle to Mrs. Cameron; Chelsea, 31 Dec. 1858. f. 28. 

7. W[illiam] E[wart] Gladstone to Samuel Woods [M.P. for S.W. 
Lancashire] with regard to the Eight Hours for Miners Bill; 

10 Downing St., 4 Nov. 1893. f. 32. 

8. II[enry] Irving to [Thomas] Thornton; 4 Feb. 1895. f. 34. 

Taper; ff. 34. Folio. Presented by the widow of Thomas Thornton, 

37726-37761. Berry Papers : correspondence, papers and journals of 
Mary Berry (1763-1852), tho friend of Horace Walpole. For her 
life see Lady Teresa Lewis, Extracts of the Journals and Correspond¬ 
ence of Miss Berry, 1783-1852, 3 vols. 1865 (quoted below as 
Extracts ), in which great use is made of these papers. Thirty-five 

37726. Berry Papers. Vol. I. (ff. 454). Miscellaneous cor¬ 

respondence of Mary Berry arranged chronologically, viz., (a) 
English, 1789-1851. f. 1 ;—(b) Foreign, 1791-1849. f. 299. 
Names of writers are given in the Index. 

37727. Berry Papers. Vol. II. (ff. 275). Correspondence of 
Mary Berry with (a) Agnes Berry, her sister; 1790-1816. 
Cf. note (f. 1) “ These letters, selected from a hundred 
others, I cannot bring myself to destroy.” f. 1 ;—(b) Hon. 
Anne Seymour Darner, the sculptor; 1792-1811. In two 
serios, tho first (f. 143) dealing with Mrs. Darner’s experiences 
in Spain and Portugal, 1790-1791, tho second (f. 194) relating 
“ to the six happiest Months of my long and insignificant 
Existence ” (noto by Miss Berry, dated 1844, f. 192), sc. her 
engagement to General [Charlos] O’Hara, afterwards Governor 

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of Gibraltar. The General left England for Gibraltar in 
November, 1795, and the engagement was broken off in April, 
1796. Several letters from O'Hara are included (IT. 224, 225, 
229, 233, 238). At the end are a few letters “ relative to a 
proposed Marrigo (tic) of JD ” [Anne Darner] in 1792. 

37728. Berry Papers. Vol. III. (ff. 223). Miscellaneous 
papers, as follows:— 

1. Walpole papers, mostly holograph, sc.: (a) Letter to [George, 
Lord Lyttelton] on Gray’s odes; Strawberry llill, 25 Aug. 
1757. Copy. Printed, Letters of 11. Walpole, ed. Toynl>ee, 
1903, iv. p. 96. f. 1;—(b) Verses “On Princess Amelio 
[Amelia Sophia Eleonora, third dau. of George II.] being 
under her Arch at Stowe. July 5 ,h , 1770.” Beg. “ Tot her 
day with a beautiful frown on her brow.” f. 3;—(c) “The 
Spectator. No. none. Writton by nobody .... Sunday, 
Jan. 19, 1772.” Ou systems of philosophy, f. 4;—(d) Ac¬ 
count of my conduct relative to the places I hold under 
government and towards ministers: tho notes printed under 
this title in The Works of Horatio Walpole , ed. Bob. Berry, 
1798, ii. p. 363. Dated, 30 March, 1782. f. 6;—(o) “Strange 
Occurreneies, being a Continuation of Baker’s Chronicle ”; 
28 Dec. 1782. Priuted with somo omissions, op. cit. iv. p. 363. 
The omissions are noted by another hand in pencil, but tho 
reference to Wilkes, which is marked for alteration, remains 
unchanged, Wilkes having died in 1797. f. 12; —(f) Draft 
of a letter to [Kev. William] Mason ; Nov. 1783. Printed, 
ed. Toynbee, xiii. p. 78, with some variations, under tho date 
8 Nov. 1783. f. 16;—(g) Letter to [Anne Fitzpatrick], 
Countess of Upper Ossory, on his first meeting with the 
Berrys; Strawl>erry Hill, 11 Oct. 1788. Printed inaccurately 
from Cunningham’s ed. by Mrs. Toynbee, xiv. p. 86. 1. 18; 

— (h) To tho same, giving his view of tho character of tho 
Berrys; Berkeley Square, “May 29"* in tho evening” 
(“morning,” ed. Toynbee, following Cunningham). Printed, 
op. cit. xv. p. 112. Preceded (f. 20) by a note from K. Vernon 
Smith to Miss Berry, enclosing tho letter, dat. 31 Dec. 1843. 
f. 21;—(i) To Mary Berry, lamenting her absence and 
referiiug to her engagement to General O’Hara; 1796 
(water-mark). The first part of the letter was written by 
Walpole “ with great pain and difficulty,” but tho rest is in 
a woman’s hand, explaining tho circumstances of the letter, 
f. 23; —(k) “ Notes on Ld. Clarendon’s Life and Continuation ” ; 
r». d. With a note “ N.B. to be inserted in my Copy. 
Mi 1842.” f. 26;—(1) Notes on Magna Charta and other 

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statutes. f. 28;—(m) “ Thoughts on keeping holy the 
Sabbath / By J. Cardan.” At the end (f. 31 b) is a note in 
pencil on the advisability of printing the article, in the samo 
hand as in (e) above, f. 30 ;—(n) Notes on tho Book of 
Revelation. f. 32 ;—(o) General criticism of Dr. Johnson’s 
writings: the notes so entitled in Berry’s ed. iv. p. 361. 
f. 34;—(p) “The Meditation of Mother Puss.” f. 36;—(q) 
Verses on Bishop Burnet's entry into Hell. Bog. “ Tho 
Devils wore brawling, when Burnet descending.” f. 38 ;— 
(r) Aphorisms and riddles, f. 39;—(s) Thomas Ashton to 
Ilorace Walpole : rhymed epistle, beg. “ IndifTrenco, Walpole, 
is the only Art,” dat. “ The 7 ,h after y* 3l*‘ of July in tho 
37 th year of y° 18 ,h Century.” f. 42. 

2. Papers in the hand of Lady Charlotte Lindsay, relating to 
the trial of Queen Curolino, sc. (a) “ Some account of tho 
occurrences in England from tho arrival of Her Majesty 
Queen Caroline on tho 5 th of June 1820.” Part (10-18 Juno) 
of a journal in the form of letters written by Lady C. Lindsay 
to Miss Berry. The whole journal is printed, Extracts, iii. 
p. 235. f. 44;—(b) Copy of “A Bill intituled an act to 
deprive her Majesty, Q. Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of tho 
Titlo... .of Queen Consort.” f. 68;—(c) Copy of the Queen’s 
“ Protest to the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament 
assembled ” against tho above Act. f. 70. 

3. Verses by (a) [Georgiana Cavendish], Duchess of Devonshire. 
Engl, and (f. 77) Fr. Copied by Mary and Agnes Berry and 
others. Followed (f. 79) by verses “On reading some 
poetry of Ly. Georgiana Spencer’s wrote at Althrop (ate), 
1774.” In Agnes Berry’s hand. f. 71;—(b) [Richard Owen] 
Cambridge : satirical and humorous verses. Many are printed 
in his Works, 1803. Autograph, and copies by Mary Berry, 
f. 80;—(c) Hon. George Howard, afterwards Earl of Carlislo 
(ff. 125, 127, 129), Sir Stratford Canning, afterwards Viscount 
Stratford do Red cl i fife (ff. 130-138), [Richard Edgcumbe], 
Earl of Mount Edgcumbe (“ Prologue to tho Theatrical 
performance at Strawberry Hill in November, 1800,” printed 
in Extracts, ii. p. 114. f. 139), Catherine Fanshawo (“Odo, 
May, 1805”; ascribed in jest by the author to Miss Berry, 
see Extracts, ii. pp. 298-9. f. 144) and others. Engl., Lat. 
and ltal. Chiefly copies. 

4. Collections mado by Mary Berry from MS. and printed 
sources for Some Account of Rachel Wriothesleg, Lady Russell, 
1819. f. 154. 

5. Miscellaneous papers, including transcripts in Mary Berry’s 
hand of passages from tho Manuscrit venu dc St. Ilvlenc d’une 

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maniere inconnue , publ. 1817, attributed to Napoleon, but 
really by J. F. Lullin de Chateauvieux (f. 194 = p. 68, 
f. 198 = p. 136), with an English translation, an epitaph on 
Elizabeth Berry, Miss Berry’s mother, and other epitaphs 
(f. 204) and notes of little interest. Fr., Erujl. and ltal. 
f. 194. 

37729-37758. Berry Papers, Yols. 1Y.-XXXIII. Journals of 
Mary Berry; 1783-1841. Printed for the most part by Lady 
Teresa Lewis, who also appears to have had access to volumes 
since lost, covering periods of time unrepresented hero. 
Engl, and Fr. 

37729. Vol. IV. (ff. 209.) 26 May, 

1783-1 Apr. 1784; 23 Dec. 1784- 
19 Mnr. 1785; 10-28 Oct. 1790. 

87730. Vol. V. (ff. 111). 18 Aug. 1807- 
11 Apr. 1808. 

37731. Vol. VI. (fT. 108). 21 June, 

1809-18 Mar. 1810. 

37732. Vol. VII. (ff. 99). 19 Mar- 

22 Sept. 1810. 

37733. Vol. VIII. (ff. 108.) 19 Mar.- 
31 Sept. 1811. 

37734. Vol. IX. (ff. 108). 26 Mar- 
28 Aug. 1812. 

37735. Vol. X. (ff. 111). 29 Aug. 1812- 

5 May, 1813. 

37736. Vol. XI. (ff. 106). 6 Mny- 

6 Dec. 1813. 

37737. Vol. XII. (ff. 109). 8 Doc. 1813- 

13 July, 1814. 

37738. Vol. XIII. (ff. 107). 14 July- 
31 Doc. 1814. 

37739. Vol. XIV. (ff. 113). 1 Jan.- 

31 Oct. 1815. 

37740. Vol. XV. (ff. 110). 1 Nov. 1815- 
18 June, 1816. 

37741. Vol. XVI. (ff. 118). 19 June, 

1816-25 Jan. 1817. 

37742. Vol. XVII. (ff 96). 26 Jan.- 

14 May, 1817. 

37743. Vol. XVIII. (ff. 102). 15 May- 

4 Sept 1817. 

37744. Vol. XIX. (ff. 54). 15-18 July, 
1817. Entitled “ Voyage do Genes & 
Savonne,” with a few letters and notes. 
37745. Vol. XX. (ff. 103). 5 Sept 

1817- 27 Jan. 1818. 

37746. Vol. XXI. (ff. 103). 28 Jan.- 
15 May, 1818. 

37747. Vol. XXII. (ff. 101). 15 May- 
7 Oct. 1818. 

37748. Vol. XXIII. (ff. 102). 8 Oct 

1818- 15 Oct. 1819. 

37749. Vol. XXIV. (ff. 103). 16 Oct 

1819- 19 Apr 1820. 

37750. Vol. XXV. (ff. 105). 10 Aug.- 

31 Dec. 1820. 

37751. Vol. XXVI. (ff. 117). 2 May- 

10 Sept. 1821. 

37752. Vol. XXVII. (ff. 114). 11 Sept. 
1821-18 May, 1822. 

37753. Vol. XXVIII. (ff. 116). 19 May- 
31 Dec. 1822. 

37754. Vol. XXIX. (ff. 117). 1 Jun.- 
6 J uue. 1823. 

37755. Vol. XXX. (ff. 115). 7 June, 

1823- 19 Mur. 1824. 

37756. Vol. XXXI. (ff. 97). 20 Mor. 

1824- 24 Ang. 1826. 

87757. Vol. XXXII. (ff. 20). 16 July, 

1827-8 Nov. 1828. 

37758. Vol. XXXIII. (ff 106). 29 July, 
1836-20 Aug. 1841. 

37759,37760. Berry Papers. Yols. XXXIV.,XXXV. “Souvenirs 
d’tino Inconnue ”: commonplace and letter books of Mary 
Berry. Engl, and Fr. Yol. XXXIV. (ff. 121). 13 Jan. 1806-25 
Nov. 1813. Vol. XXXV. (ff. 120). 2 Apr. 1816-24 June, 1826. 

37761. Berry Papers. Yol. XXXVI. (ff. 177). “ The Fashionable 
Friend. A Comedy in Five Acts.” In Mary Berry’s hand. 

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Printed in England and France , etc., 1844, p. 315, where the 
following Advertisement occurs : “This Comedy found among 
the papers of the late Earl of Orford,and remaining unclaimed 
in the hands of his Executors for five years, was brought 
forward at the request of Mr. Komble, on tho Theatre Royal, 
Drury Lane [1802]. After the extraordinary abuse that has 
been lavished on it, the Executors considered it as a duty to 
the unknown Author to publish it.” It had been first produced 
at Strawberry Hill, 1801, with prologue and epilogue by 
Joanna Baillie; Mr. Berry, Agnes Berry and Mrs. Darner 
being in the cast. See Extracts , ii. p. 116 , whero Lady T. Lewis 
attributes the composition to Mary Berry. At the end are an 
undated dedication (f. 173) to some lord unnamed [? Lord 
Orford], in which the author speaks of the play as “a piece 
■which the Public have thought fit to receive favourably ” 
(possibly a draft of a dedication to be prefixed to a printed 
edition, if the play succeeded), a Frologue (f. 175) without 
author’s name, dat. Nov. 1796, and a “Ballad to be sung by 
Mr. Suet,” which was perhaps iutondod to be introduced in 
the stage performance. 

37762. Grant by Franciscus Maria Feltrius a Robore [Francesco 
Maria II. della Rovere], Duke of Urbino, to Euplirosyna Turturea 
Thomasia [? do’ Thomasi] of Pesaro, formerly his nurso, and 
Comes Joannes [a Count Giovanni do’ Thomasi was executed for 
homicide and sedition in Pesaro in 1586, see Dennistoun, Memoirs 
of the Dukes of Urbino , ed. 1851, iii. p. 150], Dominus Antonius 
Franciscus Maria, and Guidobaldus, her sons, in recognition of her 
and their services, particularly those of the second son, of immunity 
“ ab omnibus et quibuscunque inuneribus pcrsonalibus, patrimoniali- 
bus, seu realibus, aut mixtis, ordinariis, uel extraordinariis, tributis, 
collectis, iudictis et superiudictis, vectigalibus, portoriis, angariis, 
]»eraugarii8, et aliis quibuscunque oneribus ... oxceptis tamen 
nunc ox nostris tribus his exportatiouis silicet frumenti, seu tractao 
ex quocunquo loco nostrae ditionis, liuius moliturae fabric^que 
Pisauri et Senogalliae,” the statutes to the contrary (specified) not¬ 
withstanding. Dated, Pesaro, 10 March, 1582. Signed “ Franc"* M a .” 
Vellum sheet, 21 in. X 26 in. The salutation and the significant 
words and tho capital letters throughout the text in gold. 
Illuminated border of architectural pattern on a blue ground 
(much rubbed): two columns, each bearing a perpendicular band 
with six medallions of laurelled heads (? the twelve Caesars) 
separated by scroll patterns, supporting an entablature decorated 
with arabesques, cornice with classical mouldings, etc. In the 
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associated with oak sprays (a favourite device of the Dukes of 
Urbino, see op. cit. i. p. 421); and in the lower margin the arms of 
the grantee ( arg., two chevrons or, in base on a mount a bend 
of the second, in chief from a label of four poiuts a knot (? or 
star) or. 

The following MSS., 37763-37767, were bequeathed in 1907 by Mias 
Harriet Chichele Plowden. 

37763-37765. Original Drafts of ten string quartets by Mozart; 
1 782—[1790]. Described more fully in the Catalogue of Manuscript 
Muaic , vol. iii., p. 410. Three volumes, in a case. 

Paper; ff. iv. -|- 68; ii. + 14 ; ii. -f- 40. Oblong quarto. Purchased 
from Mozart’s widow in 1811 by J. A. Stumpff, and acquired at 
bis death, in 1847, by Charles II. Chichele Plowden (bookplate). 

37766. Letters and papers relating to the ownership of the Mozart 
quartets contained in the preceding MSS., Add. 37763-37765. 
They consist of (1) A list of Mozart autographs in the possession of 
J. A. Stumpff, in his own hand, followed by a printed copy of the 
same. ff. 1, 2;—(2) The sale-catalogue of Stumpff's effects, 1847. 
f. 3 ;—(3) An inventory, in tho hand of C. J. Hamilton, bookseller, 
of the contents of Add. 37765. f. 11;—and (4) Two letters from 
John Ella to C. II. Chichele Plowden, asking for tho loan of tho 
Mozart MSS., and suggesting that ho should give them to tho 
Musical Union, with an allusion at the ond to [Ilonri] Wioniawski. 
Watermark, 1854. ff. 12, 13. 

Paper; ff. 14. Small quarto. 

37767. Original draft of Bcethovon’s violin and pianoforte Sonata 
in G [op. 30, no. 3, composed in 1802]. Described more fully in 
the Catalogue of Manuscript Music , vol. iii., p. 411. 

Paper ; ff. 20. Presented by Charles ITaslinger to Mine. Wartel in 
1843 ; and afterwards acquired by C. H. Chichele Plowden. 

The following MSS., 37768-37771, were bequeathed by Sir Thomas 
Brooke, Bart., F.S.A., of Armitage Bridge, Huddersfield. 

37768. Tho Tsalter and Canticles, in Latin, of St. Jerome’s Gallican 
version, with his preface (“Psalterium Romae dudum positus,” 
f. 7 b). The Canticles include (1) the 151st Psalm (“ Pusillus 
erain ”), f. 154 b; (2) the song of Isaiah (Isa. xii.), f. 155 ; (3) tho 
prayer of Ilezekiah (Isa. xxxviii. 10—20), f. 155 b; (4) the song of 
Hannah (1 Kings ii. 1—10), f. 156 b; (5) the song of Moses (Exod. 
xv. 1-19), f. 157 b ; (6) the prayer of Hubakkuk (Hab. iii.), f. 158 b ; 
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tho Three Children (Dan. iii. 57-88 in Sept., with doxnlogy and 
v. 56), f. 164 b ; (9) Te Deum, f. 165 ; (10) Quicunque Vult, f. 166 ; 
(11) Nunc Dimittis, f. 168b; (12) the Lord’s Prayer, f. 169; (13) 
the Apostles’ Creed, tb. ; and (14) the Magnificat and (15) the 
Benedictus aie added in a slightly later hand, f. 170. Written in 
gold letters throughout, the titles in rustic capitals, the first words 
of each psalm in uncials, and the rest of tho text in fine Caroline 
minuscules. Initials of psalms formed of ornamental patterns; 
that of Ps. i. and of every tenth psalm thereafter is a large orna¬ 
mental letter, occupying (with the first few words of the psalm) a 
whole page, and enclosed in a plain gold border. 

Prefixed to the Psalter, on a separate gathering, are three full-pago 
miniatures (ff. 4, 5, 6), representing the emperor Lothaire, David, 
and St. Jerome; and on the page facing each miniature are ten 
hexameter lines relating to it, written in small rustic capitals. 
Tho lines on St. Jerome refer to the present volume, “ quern fieri 
regis veneratio magna coegit.” The previous leaves contain: (1) 
A eulogy of the Psalter, beg. “ In psalmo confiteris iufirmitatem 
tuara,” in a hand of the 9th cent. f. 1 ;—(2) A prayer, apparently 
during a vacancy in the abbacy of St. Hubert or the diocese of 
Liege (“ da nobis pastorem et rectorem secundum uoluntatem [tuani] 

_respice ad merita sancti Huberti et sanctorum quorum reliquie 

in loco isto sunt ”), 10 th cent. f. lb;—(3) “Incipit Oratio pro 
vivorum qui psalterium in ordine vicis suae cantare debent,” beg. 
“ Deus omnium rorum creator.” f. 2 b. This prayer, the first eight 
lines of which, alternately red and black, are written in rustic 
capitals, and which was apparently (though not written in goldj 
tho original commencement of the MS., is in bad grammar, which 
obscures the sense. It was composed by a lady, apparently a sister 
of Lothaire (“ miserearis mei postulantis in ordine vicis meae, 
inprimitns Hlothario, Karolo, atque Hludovico, germanos meos, 
nocnon et germanas meas ill. videlicet Karolo seniore nostrum sivo 
regiuas adeo et auunculos meos, pro fratribus nostris sive sorores iu 
hoc conubio una in familiaritate degentibus ”); she has also been 
taken to be Lotliaire’s daughter, but the latter, though she had 
brothers of the same names, had no sisters, and would presumably 
have mentioned her father, whose portrait immediately follows;—(4) 
Note of a donation by “ domina Gela, femina nobilis, apud Danisel in 
comitatu de Salmes,” of 30 “ denaradae ” (#c. deneratae) of wax to the 
altar of St. Hubert (10th cent.), f. 3. The Psalter is followed by: (1) 
“ Orationes pro statu sanctae Dei ecclesiae,” beg. “ Ego dixi, Domine, 
miserere mei,” in a hand of the late 9th cent. f. 171b;—(2) 
“ Imprecationes contra persecute res,” in the same hand, probably 
referring to tlio Norman invasion of 882. f. 172;—(3) Three 
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Liege 903-020. f. 172 b. From tbo evidence of this additional 
matter it would appear that the Psalter was written after 840, 
when Lothaire succeeded to the empire (certainly after 838, since 
otherwise the fourth brother, Pippin, who died in that j'ear, would 
presumably have been mentioned as well as Lothaire, Charles and 
Louis), and perhaps (though the language is obscure) for a nunnery 
in which the writer of the “ Oratio pro vivorum ” was interested ; 
but it was certainly in the possession of the abbey of St. Hubert 
in the Ardennes early in the 10th century, at latest. In the 
Cantatorium sancti Huberti (od. Baron do Reiffenberg, Monuments 
pour servir a I'histoire des provinces de Namur , de Hainaut , et de 
Luxembourg , tome vii., 1847, p. 237) it is mentioned (“ psalterium 
auro 8criptum, per denos psalinos capitalibus litteris distinctum ”) 
among the gifts of Louis lo Debonnaire on the occasion of the 
translation of St. Hubert from Liege to Andagina in the Ardennes 
in 825; but this chronicle is not earlier than the 12th century, and 
thero is no other evidence to connect the MS. with Louis. The 
same chronicle ( ib . p. 26<>j speaks of the portrait on f. 4 as being 
that of Louis, which is disproved by the verses relating to it. 
Vellum ; ff. xi. + 172. 9| in. x 7£ in. ix. cent, (probably 840-855). 
Gatherings of 8 leaves (except the first and the last but one, which 
have 6); 21 lines to the page. Fly-leaves (1) from a 10th cent. 
MS. of St. Gregory, Moralia, bk. xxviii. cc. 13-16 (f. vi.); (2) from 
a 13th cent. Antiphonal, containing hymns (with pneums) 
in honour of St. Lambert, who preceded St. Hubert as bishop of 
Maestrioht (f. vii.). Bound in thick wooden boards (portions of 
13th cent. MSS. have been used in re-binding the MS. at some 
period), covered on the outside with brown leather, and over that 
with dark red silk. To the upper cover has beeu attached a largo 
silver-gilt medallion in high relief, showing a bearded and 
moustached head in profile (similar to thoso of Louis and Lothairo 
on their seals, cf. Mabillon, De lie Diplomatica , pll. xxvi.-x.xx.), 
wearing a crown or helmet of primitive pattern, perhaps of the 
9th century ; this is enclosed in a framework of silver-gilt with a 
fiat conventional leaf-pattern, probably of later dato (10th or 11th 
cent. ?). The lower cover has been slightly hollowed to receive a 
fiuo ivory figure (4£ in. high) of king David, seated, with a harp 
(12th cent.). Silver corner-guards and clasps,the latter on red velvot 
bands. The MS., after being stolen about 1010 and returned 
(Cantatorium , p. 260), remained at St. IIul>ort’8 till the French 
Revolution, and was seen and described at length by Mart5ne and 
Durand in 1718 ([Nccond] Voyage Litteraire, Paris, 1724, pp. 135— 
144), with the text of most of the additional matter. At the 
Revolution it was removed by the abbot and one of the monks, 
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latter to his nephew, M. Neumann, Procureurdu Hoi at Luxembourg : 
while in his possession it was described by Dr. A. Namur in the 
Bulletin du Bibliophile Beige , Sept. 18G0. In 1870 it was in the 
possession of Messrs. Ellis and White, of London, from whom it 
was purchased by Thomas Brooke (cr. Bart. 1899), of Armitage 
Bridge, Huddersfield, whoso bookplate of arms is inserted (f. i.). 
It is included in his Catalogue of Manuscripts and Printed Books 
(London, 1891), vol. ii. p. 530, with a reproduction of tho miniaturo 
of the emperor Lothairo and a translation of Namur’s description. 
Five pages (ff. 4, 4 b, 5, 42 b, 171 b) are given by the Palaeographical 
Society , series i., pi. G9, 70, 93, 94. 

37769. Ciiartclary of the Praemonstratensian Abbey of Cockersand, 
co. Lane., written by Robert de Lacheford in 1268 (see f. 5 b), with 
some later additions down to temp. Hen. VIII. Edited for the 
Chetham Society, New Series, parts 38—40, 43, 56, 57 (1898—1905), 
by William Farrer. A transcript of the whole MS., mado for 
Christopher Towneley in 1661, is Add. MSS. 32099. Copies of 
some of tho documents made, also for Towneley, from the original 
charters, and containing the witnesses, who are not given in the 
chartulary, are in Add. 32104 and were used for the Chetham Soc. 
edition. Tho original contents are classified as (1) “Priuilegia 
communia,” three general Praemonstratensian papal privileges, one 
of Innocent IV. (Potthast, Regesta, 12482), the other two of 
Gregory IX. (Potth. 8107, dated here “ anno septimo ”), and another, 
“Cum ad hoc,” 8 Id. Jun. anno sexto, not in Potth.). ff. 6 b 
and 6;—(2) “ Priuilegia,” papal charters to Cockersand or 
Premontre. The first, by Clement III. in 1190, confirming the 
refoundation of tho Cockersand hospital as a Praemonstratensian 
house, is not in Jaffa’s Regesta. The others, some at least of which 
must be later additions, are Potth. 5545, 5991, 12295, 20592, with 
two of Gregory IX., one of Alexander IV. and one (5 June, 1274) 
of Gregory X., which are not in Potth. f. 7;—(3) “ Carte regis,” 
sc. of John and Henry III. f. 14;—(4) “ Confirmacioncs.” f. 17 ; — 

(5) Tho local chartors under tho six hundreds of Lancashire and 
the headings of York (f. 77), Cheshire (f. 107 b), Kendal [co. 
Westm.] (f. 141b), and (f. 156) Copeland [co. Cumb.]. f. 19;— 

(6) “ Nomina natiuorum de quibus cartas habemus et donatorum,” 
in most of tho above hundreds, etc. f. 158. Among the later 
addiiions uro (7) Payments made by the abbot at courts held at 
Manchester, 9 Oct. 1504-27 Sept. 1507. f. lb;—(8) Enclosure 
agreement in Staynoll [Stainall, co. Lane.], 14 Jan. 1518. f. 2 ;— 
(9) Extracts from court-rolls of Poland [Bowland, W. Riding, 
co. York] concerning Gryndilton and Bradforth [Grimlleton and 
West Bradford], 6 July, 12 Oct. 1497. f. 2b; (10) Writ relating to 

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land in Bolron [Bowerham, near Lancaster], 17 Aug. 1450. f. 3;— 
(11) List of jurors at Bowland, 19 July, 1481. f. 5;—(12) 
“ Resoluciones et penciones,” payable to the archbishop of York for 
the church of Mitton [W. Riding, co. York], loth cent. f. 5;— 
(13)“Hec est constitucio prouincialis Eboracensis de omnmentis 
ecclesie que laici tenentur inuenire et que curatores ”: the 
constitution “ Cum plerumqtie inter rectores,” of Walter de Gray, 
circ. 1250, printed by Wilkins, Concilia i. p. 698, from Cotton MS. 
Vit. D. v. (now much burnt). Farrer, p. 50, gives a collation of 
another Cotton MS., Cleop. D. iii., f. 191. f. 16;—(14) Recognition 
by Thomas de Ryggemayden, lord of the manor of Wedacre 
[Woodacre], concerning the abbey’s rights in Garstang [co. Lane.], 
8 Feb. 1363. In French , with an Engl, contemporary translation 
of the same. If. 16 b, 18;—(15) “ Fundatores et 1'eoffatores de 
Cokisham in abbathiam de pratis in Leycestria ”: genealogy of the 
family of Lancaster, followed by a composition between the abbey 
of Leicester and Christiana de Lyndesay (Christiana’s composition 
with Cockersand, 15 Oct. 1327, is at f. 53 b) about rights at 
Cokerhara, etc., 5 Aug. 1320. f. 72 b ;—(16) Composition between 
the abbeys of Cockersand and Leicester, 30 Nov. 1364. f. 76;— 

(17) Four compositions between the same, n. d. [circ. 1204-12051, 
21 Sept. 1230, 8 Feb. 124§ and n. d. [1235-1244]. f. 108;— 

(18) “De bencliciis nostri ordinis”: copy,from an original at Alnwick, 
of the republication by John XXII., 27 Apr. 1319, of the bull of 
Clement V., “ Quia vos religiose,” in favour of the Praemonstraton- 
sians, 8 Oct. 1309. In a 15th cent. hand. f. 161 b;—(19) “Ex- 
cepciones ”: notes on canon-law procedure, 13th cent. f. 162;— 
(20) Forms of “ procuratorium ” and “commissio,” both dated 1273. 
f. 163 b. 

On the fly-leaf (f. 164) is a memorandum respecting “the nombre 
of evidences under their sealcs commaundet by the kyngs visitours 
by iniunction to be delyueryd into the hande of Mr. Thomas 
Crumwell beyng cheffe visitour citra festum pasche anno regie 
Henrici octani xxvii [1536].” The actual number is cut out. At 
f. ii. is inserted a drawing, from an impression in the Augmentation 
Office, of the seal of the Abbey, by John Weld. 

Vellum (except ff. i.—iii.) ; If. iii. -f 164. 11^ in. x8in. a.d. 1268. On 
f. iii. is a pencil-note : “ This book was given to me by Miss English, 
1861. It was left to her by will with the rest of the library at 
Thurnham by Elizabeth Dalton (my cousin), who was the last of the 
family,” etc., signed T. R. G. (?), perhaps Sir Thomas Rookwood 
Gage, Bart., of Hengrave, but the MS. is not in his sale-catalogue, 
June, 1867. Bookplate of arms of Thomas Brooke, F.S.A. 

$7770. Chartulary of Fountains Abbey, co. York, vol. iii., containing 
places beginning K—M. Of this series, compiled in the 15th cent., 

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tho portions known to exist (v. J. R. Walhran, Memorials of 
Fountains Abbey , Surtees Soc., 1863, 1878, vol. ii. pp. 03-101) aro 
as follows : Vol. i., A—C, is Cotton MS. Tiberius C. xii. Vol. ii., 
D-J, is noticed in Hist. MSS. Commission, 6th Report, 1877, p. 358, 
as in possession of Sir Henry Ingilby, of Ripley Castle, co. York ; 
some leaves, however, had been abstracted from it at an early 
date and are noted by Walbran as at Studley Royal. Possibly 
these leaves are referred to in (17th cent.) notes in the present 
MS. (tf. 200, 361 b) as in the possession of Sir Stephen Procter. 
Another note on f. iii. b. by T. Pulleyn, dated 1751, is as follows : 
“ Sir John Ingilby has another volume, and I have seen an other 
in Doctor Drakes possession.” None of the volumes after M seem 
to be known at present ; but an abridgment of the whole series of 
charters A-Z (incluiling many not in this series), made under 
Abbot Marin&duke in 1509, is now Add. MS. 18276. At the end 
of the present MS. Charles Fairfax has inserted (IT. 362—367) six 
paper leaves, “ Mete vel limites manerii sine dominii de Rippon, 
anno Dom. 148l[—2], 21 Edw. 4 U ,” in a late 16th cent, hand, 
with note, “ This boundary was giuen mee by M r George Naylor 
of Rippon the last day of October, 1655.” 

Vellum (except ff. i.—iii., 362-367) ; if. iii. 4- 368. 11| in. x 8£ in. 

xv. cent. Sec, fol. “ rardo de Pontehurg.” A note of the number 
of leaves (f. 361) is dated 12 Oct. 1595. Two notes (ff. 1,361) 
record that the MS. was perused by the antiquary Richard 
Gascoigne, 9 Dec. 1619. It afterwards belonged to Colonel 
Charles Fairfax, younger brother of tho second Lord Fairfax, 
apparently by gift of Henry Wythens, 21 Dec. 1644; later, by 
gift of Miss Fairfax, 28 June, 1751, to Thomas Pulloyn, of Burley, 
co. York, who married a daughter of John, son of Charles Fairfax. 
In or before 1843 (f. 162) it was in the hands of Sir Thomas Phillipps 
(MS. 11122, sale-cat. 1898, lot 592). Bookplates of arms of 
Thomas Pulleyn and Thomas Brooke. Rough calf binding, done 
for T. Pulleyn, 1751. 

37771. Chartulary or “ Coucher Book ” of Selby Ablrey, co. York. 
Latin. The foundation charter of William the Conqueror is 
included (f. 11). The charters are arranged under places, beginning 
with Selby, except the royal charters, the majority of which are 
given together at the beginning. Tho main part of the book is 
written in a hand of tho early 14th cent., with rubricated headings 
and (as far as f. 175 b) initials alternately in red and blue. Many 
additions have, however, been made, in various later hands, some 
of them on inserted leaves and two on the first leaf, before the 
tabulae; the latest document is of 1442 (f. 45b). In the printed 
edition (see below), ii. p. 235, a document is given ns of 1445, 

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but the date should be 1345. On f. 1 b is an alphabetical tabula of 
places in a 15th cent, hand, with later additions, and on ff. 2-7 b 
one in a 14th cent, hand arranged in tho order of tho documents, 
but with several omissions. Tho book was folio’d by the antiquary 
Kich&rd Gascoigne, who has added a note on the foliation, 18 Oct. 
1620 (f. 222). Several of tho original documents are included 
in the Selby Charters (Add. Ch. 45708—45961). Another Selby 
ehartulary is in Vit. E. xvi. If. 97—162 b. Published as The Coucher 
Book of Selby , ed. J. T. Fowler, Yorksh. Archaeol. and Topogr. 
Assoc., Record Series, vols. x. (1891) and xiii. (1893). 

Vellum ; ff. 222. 1 ft. in. x 8| in. xiv., xv. centt. On f. 1 is 

the following unsigned note :—“ This Ikmko was delyuered to 
me by maister Robert Rogers [ al. Selby, last abbot of Selby] 
vppon Fryday the xxvn te day off July Anno Regni Regis Tlenriei 
VIII xxxv** [1543] at his house in Gowthorp In Selby, Sir Georg 
Goode beyng piesent his Chapleyn.” The writer was possibly 
Sir Leonard Beckwith, who acquired the Abbey from Sir Ralph 
Sadler soon after it was granted to him by tho Crown in 1540. 
From his son Roger it passed to Edward Talbot, afterwards 8th 
Earl of Shrewsbury, and from him, aliout the end of tho 16th cent., 
to Sir Thomas Walmsley. The ehartulary is referred to by Tanner 
(Not. Monast ., p. 638) as in the possession of Thomas Walmsley, 
Esq., in 1620, and later in that of Charles Walmsley. On the 
marriage of Catherine Walmsley, the hist heiress, to the 7th Lord 
Petre of Writtle in 1712, it passed with tho property into tho 
Petre family (cf. W. W. Morrell, Hist, and Antiquities of Selby , 
ch. 5, and Add. Ch. 45875-45912), and finally it was purchased by 
Sir Thomas Brooke in May, 1868 ( Courher Book f i. p. xviii.). In 
modern brown morocco binding and case. 

37772 , A-U. Miscellaneous original letters, etc. :— 

A. Descent of the family of De Gols from Philip do Gols, Btirgcr- 
meester of Aalst in Flanders in 1571. Compiled apparently by 
Gerard de Gols, roetor of St. Peter in Sandwich, co. Kent, cire. 
1720, with additions to 1736. Arms in colours of the family and 
its connexions by marriage, f. 1. 

Presented by Dr. A. W. Rowe , of Margate. 

B. Pencil-drawing, by II[enry] Davy, of the N. porch of Great 
Bealings church, co. Suffolk, 22 Mar. 1852. f. 7 b. 

Presented by Sir William Richard Gowers , M.D., F.R.S. 

C. Letter of Alexander Hamilton, on the 6taff of General George 
Washington, and afterwards Major-General and Secretary of tho 
United States Treasury, to Brigadier-General [William] Woodford, 
with news of French reinforcements for Count [Charles Hector] 
D’Estaing's fleet; Headquarters, 2 July 1779]. f. 9. 

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D. I joiteiv ami papers addressed to Col. John Moore, al. More [Mayor 
of, and M.P. for, Liverpool], and his son Edward, of Bank Hall [in 
Kirkdale, co. Lane., afterwards 1st Bart.], viz.:— 

1. “ Rules and orders for regulating Vice Admiralls,” by [Robert Rich, 
2nd Earl of] Warwick, Lord High Admiral, addressed to Col. John 
Moore, as vice-admiral for cos. Lane, and Westm.; Warwick 
House, 12 Apr. 1644. Signed. The paper seal is lost. f. 11. 
Followed (f. 13) by a modern engraving of Vandyck’s portrait of 
Warwick and of his seal and signature. 

2. Order “ by the Commissioners at Corko Houso,” for Col. John 
Moore to take possession of lands, at Castletown Kildrought, Clano 
[co. Kildare] and elsewhere, of Sir John Dongan [al. Dungan, 2nd] 
Bart., in actual rebellion, for which he is to pay the composition ; 
22 Mar. 164J. Two copies, one with the names of the six com¬ 
missioners. IF. 14, 16. 

3. Letter of Mary [daughter of Calcott Chambre, wife of Edward 
Brabazon, styled Lord] Brabazpn [afterwards 2nd Earl of Meath], 
to her “good cosen,” Col. [John] Moore, to pass a cargo of herrings 
belonging to Sir Philip Perceval, which had been arrested in the 
Wyre upon suspicion as enemies’ goods; — Dec. 1644. f. 17. 

4. Eight letters of the same, as Countess of Meath, to her cousin 
Edward Mooro [son of Col. John], on family affairs; 10 Dec. 1655- 
21 Dec. 1665. Two with seals, ff. 19—33. 

E. Newsletters, probably compiled in the South-West of England, of 
the Jacobite invasion ; Dec. 1745. Copies of letters, dated 30 Nov.— 
12 Dec., from Holm Chappell [Church Hulmo], Worcester, StafFord, 
Lichfield, Birmingham, Colesliill, StafFord, Newcastlo-under-Lyme, 
Derby and Stockport, give briefly the movements of rebel and royal 
troops. The last letter, undated, describes part of the skirmish of 
Clifton Moor in Westmoreland [18 Dec. 1745], enclosing a copy 
of a letter from Thomas Savage [a Quaker?], near whose house it 
took place, f. 35. 

F. Memoranda by Edward Gibbon of dates in his life, 1737-1754 
(cf. Add. MSS. 34874, 34875). Autograph, f. 43. 

Presented by the Earl of She field. 

G. Sonnet on Shakespeare, by Matthew Arnold, act. 21, dated 1 Aug. 
1844. Hologr. First printed in The Strayed lievcller and other 
poems (1849). f. 44. 

Presented by Miss Frances Arnold-Forster. 

II. 1. Draft speech of John Bright (circ. aet. 21) to tho Rochdale 
Literary and Philosophical Society, in favour of the abolition of 
capital punishment; [e/rc. 1833], Hologr. Printed in part in 
G. Barnett Smith’s Life and Speeches of the Right Hon. John Bright 
(1881), i. p. 19. f. 46. 

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extravagance, adding that “ the 4 Free Breakfast Table ’ is the best 
thing to go for,” and that his new position [as President of the 
Board of Trade and a Cabinet Minister] will interfere somewhat 
with his “office as public Instructor”; Rochdale, 9 Jan. 1869. 
ffologr. f. 63. 

I. Bond by Alexander Erskine, Master of Mar [guardian of his 
nephew John, 2nd Earl of Mar], keeper of Stirling Castle, and four 
sureties to [James Douglas, Earl of Moitou] the Regent, upon their 
honour and under pain of their lives and heritages, for the safe¬ 
keeping of the person of the king [James VI.] at Stirling Castle 
and his education under [Anuabells] Countess of Mar [widow of 
John, 1st Earl of Mar, late Regent. of Scotland], his governaut, 
and George Buchanan and Peter Young, his pedagogues; [place, 
day and mouth blank] 1572. Signed by Erskine and his sureties, 
Hugh [Montgomerie, 3rd] Earl of Eglinton, [Gilbert Kennedy, 
4th] Earl of Cassilis, Patrick [Lindsay, 6th] Lord Lindsay [of the 
Byres], and William Lindsay of Heister. f. 55 b. 

K. Letter of [Yves Joseph] Kerguelen de Tremarec (1734—1797), 
lieutenant de vaisseau, commanding the local forces of the Departe- 

ment du Nord, to-, enclosing a project which ho had given to 

[Antoine de Bicouart, Comte’ d’Herouville for an attack upon 
Newcastle and Sunderland in order to paralyse the English coal- 
trade; Bade de Dunkerque, 21 Aug. 1762. The covering letter 
also mentions an abortive scheme for surprising an English frigate 
near Dunkirk and plans for a new 20-gun frigate, “ qui marchcra 
aussi vite que le vent.” f. 57. 

L. 1. Pianoforte variations by Johann II. V. Bose; 2nd half of 18th 
cent. Apparently autograph. Presented by the composer to 
F. W. Rust. f. 59. 

2. Sonatas for violoncello and bass, in score, by [Friedrich L.] 
Schrodl; late 18th cent. f. 63. 

M. Schedule of ship-money assessed on inhabitants of the parish of 
St. Michael Bassishaw, Loudon, by precept dated 6 Sept. 1626. f. 71. 

N. 1. [Joseph] l’ellerin, French numismatist, to [Michelet d’Euuery?]; 
Versailles, 18 Mar. 1740, Paris, 13 Dec. 1761. Fr. The second 
letter was sent with a copy of his Recueil dee rn6dailles dee roys. 
ff. 74, 75. 

2. [Joseph] Khell [von Khellenburg], numismatist, to [Michelet] 
d’Ennery; “Ex Garelliana bibliotheca” [Vienna], 17 Mar. 1772. 
Lat. f. 77. 

3. - Leverd, monk of S. Genevieve, to the same; 3 Dec. 1776. 

Fr. f. 80. 

4. [Ennius Quirinus] Visconti, French archaeologist, to [Francois 
Jean Gabriel La Porte du Theil]; 2 Doc. 1814. Fr. f. 83. 
Pretented by the Rev. William Francis Rote. 

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O. Note, in pencil, by George Mori and, the painter, to John Graham, 
of Ked Lion Square, asking for time for a payment; Friday evening 
[water-mark 1800]. f. 84. 

1*. Letter of [Anthony Ashley Co»per, 7th Earl of] Shaftesbury, to 
General Giuseppe Garibaldi, congratulating him on his success [in 
entering Naples], but imploring him to “consider very maturely” 
his project for an advance to Rome and an attempt on Venetia, 
and holding out hope of the attainment of his ends without effusion 
of blood; London, 17 Sept. 1860. Followed by a letter of 
B. Berenson to the Director of the British Museum, 5 Aug. 1908, 
stating that the letter was given to him by Achilla Fazzari, 
Garibaldi’s aide-de-camp f. 86. 

Presented by Bernhard Berenson , Esq. 

Q. Three canzonettas (one of them for two voices) and an operatic 
solo, with accompaniments for harpsichord, or pianoforte, etc., in 
score, apparently by M. B., 1782. Oblong quarto, f. 90. 

K. Letter of [Nicolas] Poussin, the painter, to [Cassiano del Pozzo], 
abate di Cavore, concerning a picture of the Baptism of Christ 
[now at Bel voir Castle] and other commissions, and announcing 
his immediate departure for Italy; 18 Sept. 1642. Ital. Printed 
in Giovanni Bottari’s Baccolta di Letlere sulla Pittura t Milan, 1822, 
i. p. 412, and a translation in Collection de lettres de N. Poussin , 
Paris, 1824, p. 113. f. 93. 

Transferred from the Dept, of Prints and Drawings. 

S. Letter of Victor Hugo to the editor of The Sun newspaper on a 
review [by Charles Kent] of Les Miserables ; Hauteville-House 
[Guernsey], 22 May, 1864. Fr. f. 94. 

T. 1. Letter of Anne of Austria, Queen Dowager of France, to 
Charles II. accrediting [Eugene Maurice de Savoie] Comte de 
Soissons ; Paris, 22 Oct. 1660. Fr. Signed ; with seal. f. 96. 

2. Three letters to the same in reply to condolences on the death of 
Cardinal Mazarin, from (a) Louis XIV.; Paris, 19 Apr. 1661. 
f. 98;—(b) Anne of Austria; Fontainebleau, 28 Apr. 1661. f. 100; 
—(c) A[nne] M arie] Martinozzi [niece of Card. Mazarin, wife of 
Armand de Bourbon, Prince de Conti]; n. d. f. 102. Holograph; 
with seals. 

U. “Spirits’ Revels” (^uasi-cantata), apparently by J. V., 1805. 
f. 104. Followed (f. 108) by a canzonetta, “Solitario bosco ” 
(water-mark 1808). Quarto. 

Paper; ff. 108. Folio. 

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37773 - 37776 . “The Minutes of the Working Men’s Association, 
established June 26 th 1836.” Four volumes. Vol. I. (ff. 147). 
9 June, 1836-30 April, 1839. Vol. II. (ff. 127). 12 Oct. 1841- 

23 July, 1844. Yol. III. (ff. 129).* 30 July, 1844-4 July, 1849. 
Vol. IV. (ff. 135). Committee minutes, 30 March, 1843-11 Oct. 
1847. The hulk of the volumes is in the hand of William Lovett, 
the Chartist, first Secretary, from whom they were acquired by 
Edward Truelove, publisher. The gap between Vols. I. and II. 
represents the period of Lovett’s imprisonment at Warwick. For 
an account of the Association, the drafting of the Charter, etc., see 
his Autobiography, 1876, p. 92 ; and for some of the addresses, etc., 
included, see a collection of printed tracts by and belonging to him 
in the British Museum. 

Paper. Quarto. Presented by Maurice U. Truelove, Esq., son of the 
above Edio. Truelove. 

37777 . Leaf of a Bible, in Latin, of St. Jerome’s version, containing 
3 Kings xi. 29-xii. 18. Written in double columns of 44 lines, in 
a fine uncial hand, resembling, but not identical with, that of the 
Codex Amiatiuus. The text is substantially identical with that of 
the Amiatinus, with a few small variations in spelling and the 
use of abbreviations. Discovered at Newcastle by the Rev. William 
Greenwell, and identified with much probability by Mr. C. H. 
Turner ( Journal of Theological Studies, July, 1909) with one of the 
two cod ices which Ceolfrid caused to be written at the same time as 
the Amiatinus, and presented to Wearraouth and Jarrow (Bede, 
Vita S. Ceolfridi, eh. 15, ed. Stevenson, ii. p. 155; Historia abbatum 
Gyrvensium, § 20, ib. p. 325). For facsimile, transcript and collation 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37778-37784. 


with the Codex Amiatinus, see the New Palaeographical Society’s 
Facsimiles, pt. vii., plates 158, 159. 

Vellum. 1 ft. 5| in. x 12| in. Circ. A.n. 700-715. Presented by 
the Rev. W. Oreenwell , D.C.L . 

37778 . Letters of [Admiral Sir] W[illiam] Sidney Smith; 1795-1840 (?). 
The majority of the letters are addressed to Admiral Sir Richard 
Bickerton, being most frequent during the Egyptian campaign of 
1801. Others to whom letters are addressed are [Mary] Smith, the 
wiiter’s mother (f. 2), Major-General [Robert] Ross (ff. 6, 8, 47), Sir 
Iludson Lowe (if. 52, 70), and [Baron Albin Seine] Roussin. Admiral 
and Ministre de la Marine (1840 ? f. 78). At f. 60 is a letter from 
Caroline Sidney Smith, his wife, to [Sir R. Bickerton], 17 Sept. 
1812. Included are (1) “ Distinguishing Signals of the Squadron 
under the Orders of the Capitana Bey : English Signals to Turkish 
ships, November 19 th 1800.” Certified copy. Signed “ W. Sidney 
Smith.” f. 10;—(2) Instructions for boats’ crews ordered “to 
create a diversion off the town of Alexandria and to the Eastward 
thereof in order to favour the landing of a detachment of the army 
to the Westward in the lake ”; “ Tigro at Anchor off tho Pharos of 
Alexandria, 16 th August, 1801.” f. 24;—(3) Engraved portraits 
of Sir W. Sidney Smith, etc. ff. 80-86. 

Paper; ff. 86. Folio, a.d. 1795-1840(?). 

37779 . Duets, with a bass for harpsichord, in score, by Agostino 

Paper; ff. 86. Sm. folio. Early xvm. cent. 

37780 . “ Natuurkundiu School Boek uitgegeven door De Muat- 
8chappy-Tat nut van het algemeen | Erste Stukje. | Vijfde ... 
Uitgave ... Te leyden, doventer en groningen ... Mucccxxviii.” 
The first part of a primer of natural science, in the form of dialogues 
between master and pupils, by Johannes Bhijs. Transcript of the 
printed book, by Dr. Tainen Kawamoto, a Japanese. 

Paper (Japanese) ; ff. 226. Octavo, xix. cent. Transferred from 
the Department of Oriental Books and MSS. 

37781 - 37783 . “ The Lily of Killarney ” : opera, by Sir Julius Benedict 
[1862], in full score, the orchestra including, besides the usual 
instruments, a cor anglais and (in a hunting chorus) a whip. 
Words by Dion Boucicault and John Oxonford. 

Paper; ff. 180, 145, 125. Transcribed in 1898-1900 by John 
Cornwall. Folio. 

37784 . “Earthworks in Dorset surveyed and drawn by Edward 
Andrews Downman,” visited and surveyed 1896, 1900, 1901, 1908. 

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With descriptions, and a brief introduction (f. 2) dated 1908, and 
(f. 5) a list of the plans. The names of places are given in the 

Paper ff. 00. a.D. 1908. Large oblong folio. 

The following MSS., 37785-37790, belonged to William Anihilist 
7 'y seen-A in hirst, Baron Amherst of Hackney, forming part of tlic second 
portion of his library, sold in March, 1909. 

37785. Works by SS. Isidore and Alcuin, with a fragment in an Irish 
hand, viz.:— 

1. “Liber beati Isidori Hispalensisepisoopi ad Florentinam do sumino 
bono ”: the Sententiae of S. Isidore, Bishop of Seville (Migne, 
Pair. Lat. Ixxxiii. col. 537). In three books. A table of capitula 
precedes each book. Beg. “Suimnum bonum deus est.” f. 1. 

2. “ Liber sancti Alquini diaconi de sapientia ”: the Liber de 
Yirtutibus ad Widonem comitem (Migne, ci. col. 014). Both the 
prefatory letter and peroration are absent. Beg. “ l’rimo omnium 
queiemla ” and ends “dignus efficietur.” f. 71. 

3. Verses (a) on the Eucharist, 24 leonine hexameters, beg. “ In 
Cliristi mensa caro que fuit in cruce tensa”;—(b) on the Fall and 
Redemption, six leonine elegiac couplets, beg. “ Poccat homo 
primus, fit quod fuerat caro limus ” ; —(c) on a rule of life, six 
elegiac couplets, beg. “ Respice te, rationem consule, quicquid 
agendum ” ;—(d) on Faith, six hexameters, beg. “ Credere cunctorum 
fons est et origo bonorum ” ;—(e) nine maxims, each in an elegiac 
couplet. Beg. “ Rerum quam pulcher usus tam turpis abusus.” 
f. 83 b. 

Four leaves (flf. ii.-v., 7£ in. x 5J^ in.), formerly part of the 
binding, in an Irish hand of about the 12th cent., contain fragments 
(ff. ii., iii. are continuous, the other two disconnected) of biblical 
questions and answers. The first complete question, beg. “ Quot 
sunt pondera hominis? Sunt octo de quibus factus est Adam,” 
agrees nearly with a paragraph in the Durham Ritual (9th cent.) 
printed by Stevenson (Surtees Soc. 1840, p. 192), cf. also Kemble, 
Dialogue of Solomon and Saturn (Aelfric Soc. 1845), p. 181, Ipotys, 
in Horstmaun’s Altenglische Legenden (Heilbronn), Neue Folge ii. 
j). 343, and Latin paragraphs in Harl. MSS. 956, f. 102 b, 1747, 
f. 49 b, 2390, f. 100. An Irish form, from Add. MS. 4783, f. 7, is 
printed by Whitley Stokes, Three Irish Vocabularies (1862), p. 7, 
and for a Frisian parallel seo Thomas Wright’s notes to Piers 
Ploughman, p. 536. The second question “ Quot sunt cispes de 
quibus factus est Adam ” has a reference to “ llir ” [Hieronymus?], 
but has not been traced. The others are chiefly distinctiones of an 
ordinary mediaeval type. In the upper margins of six of the pages 

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are single lines from Virgil (Georgies iii. 115, ii. 534, 535, Eel. iv. 
58, Georg, iii. 1C6, 22), with a few glosses. The other two pages 
have theological notes in the same place. 

Vellum ; ff. v. -f 84. 11 in. x7^in. xn.cent. In an English hand. 
Sec. fol. “ id ergo quod.” Initials in red, or green and red. 
B< longed to Haughmond Ahbey, co. Salop, “ Liber iste est ecclesie 
saneti Johanuis apostoli et ewangeliste de Hagernon.” Old 
binding of oak boards covered with white leather. A 16th cent, 
owner’s name, Thomas Scott, is on f. 84 ; cf. f. 84 b, whore is also a 
later owner’s erased note, “ ex dono Eduardi Mileham patris 
amantissimi, Nouemb. 24. 1655.” Afterwards belonged to Thomas 
Teuison, Archbishop of Canterbury 1694—1715, who left it to his 
library of St. Marlin’s, Westminster (see catalogue in Add. MS. 
11257, f. 44), where it bore the number 49 altered to 29; salo-cat. 
1861, lot 48. Bookplate of arms of Lord Amherst. Amherst sale, 
1909, lot 486. 

37786 . Herbal of the Pseulo-Aetnilius Macor, translated into English 
prose, with an appendix and other notes, viz. :— 

1 . “ These bcu be precious watris and vertuous for diuorse yuellys ” : 
a short tract beg. “ Water of wortuode is gode for pe stomak,” and 
ending “ grete lordes among the Saracenys vsou to drynke hitt.” 

f. 1 . 

2 . Macer’s herbal, in three books. The order of the herbs differs from 
that in the Latin text as printed by Choul oit, but does not entirely 
agree with that of Sloane MS. 84 or Royal 12 B. xii. Other copies 
of this translation are in Sloane MSS. 393, f. 88 (imperfect), 2269, 
f. 81, and 2527, f. 251. In the last the name appended, “quod 
Thomas Kytto,” is probably only that of a scribo. In Sloane 5 , 
f. 18, is another translation by John Lelamour. The herbals in 
English printed by R. Wyer (undated) under the name Macor are 
a different work. Beg. “ Mogewoi te or brotheworte ys clepid 
archomesia,” aud ends “and this modecyne ys a uobil medycyne. 
Here endip pc prid parte of Macer . and here begynoyp a fewe 
herbes which Macer foryete nojt nor pei bon nojt founden in J 70 
eource of Macer book.” The appendix which follows (f. 39 b) 
occurs also in Sloane 2269, and seems to be based on a Latin verse 
original, but the descriptions are more brief than in Royal 12 B. xii. 
Beg. “ Sanycle hath her name forpi pat she helis woundes,” and 
ends “ as mucho blode as be pacient dryuk iouis of this erbo.” 

f. 2 . 

3. Miscellaneous recipes and charms in Englinh. Beg. “ For be brest 
and for him bat hap lost his talent of mete,” and ends “ it wolo 
distroie pe ]>estilence be it never so felle.” f. 43. 

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A few coarse illuminated initials, others in red and blue. Sec. fob 
“in po bely.” belonged (f. 44) to “ Henricus Savyll,” probably 
Henry Savilo of Banke (v. Bibliographical Society, Transactions, 
11*08), though not included in the catalogue of his library. 
Belonged (f. iv.) in 1783 to J. S. Hargrave and in 1833 to Hugh 
\V[elch] Diamond [Secretary of the London Photographic Society], 
whose bookplate of arms is f. i. Bookplate of Lord Amherst (f. ii.). 
Amherst sale, 1909, lot 575. Persian calf binding, 18th cent. 

37787. Prayers and Meditations, in Latin and English, partly in verso. 
Much of the English part occurs also in the Vernon MS. in the 
Bodleian Library at Oxford. 

1 . Form of confession in Engl, prose, with explanation of the com¬ 
mandments, sins, senses and works of mercy. Printed from the 
Vernou MS. by Horstmann, Bichard Bolle and his Followers , 1896, 
ii. p. 340. Verse rubric : 

“ Here is a goode confession 
That teches man to saluacion 
IIow pat man shalle shryue him here 
To teche him welle the manero.” 

Beg. “ I knowleche me gulti and yddo me to god,” and ends 
“ |>erseuerance of frendes. Hec confeesio prcscripta compilatnr non 
nt quilibet earn totam dicat sed ut ea in quibus so reum esse 
cognoscit confiteatur.” f. 3. 

2 . Prayer in eight couplets. Printed in Horstmann’s Minor Poems 
of the Vernon MS., pt. i. (E. E. Text Soc.), p. 32. Beg.: 

“ God pat al hast mado of nouht 
For loue of man pat pou hast boulit.” f. 11 b. 

3. “Hec oracio dicatur ad leuacionem ” (5x4 + 6 lines, rhymes 
ahah). Beg.: 

“ Welcome be bou soule fode 
Bope Jhc6U god and mauno.” f. 12. 

4. Hours of tho Cross in Engl, verse. Printed in Minor Poems of the 
Vernon MS., i. p. 37. 

liubrio beg.: “ 1*6 [pope...] hap graunt a ful fay’re pardon 

To al po pat seyep pis matens with goode deuocion,” 
and text“ Patris sapiencia ueritas diuina, etc. 

Erlich in a morningo pe Jues Jhesu con take.” f. 12 b. 

5. Confession and prayer, in 98 lines. Printed ibid. p. 19. The first 
two parts are addressed to Christ, the third to the Virgin and tho 
fourth to other saints. Another copy is in Harl. MS. 210, f. 34 b. 
B< g.: 

“ Swcte Jhesu Cryst to the 
A gulti wreche 1 yelde me.” f. 14. 

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6. Hymn to tlie Trinity (7 X'8 + 6 lines, imperfect at end, rhymes 
abab abab ), cf. infra , art. 85, a fuller text. Beg.: 

“ Fadur and son and holy goost 
Lorde to }>e y cry and calle.” f. 10. 

Five leaves arc cut out after f. 17, and artt. 7-13 are in another 

7. Fragment (last seven lines) of the poem on the Stations of Rome, 
printed in Dr. Furnivall’s Political , Religious and Love Poems 
(E. E. Text Soc. 1800), p. 173. Beg.: “ l^an I haue toldo here 
by fore,” and ends “ And her to hys benson . amen.” f. 18. 

8. “ Incipit visio sancti Pauli apostoli,” cf. Cat. of Romances, i. p. 397. 
Beg.: “ Visio sancti Pauli dies dominions dies est electus.” Ends 
“Conuertamur ad dominum ut regnomus cum ipso in sccula 
seculorum .amen.” f. 18. 

9. Prophecy concerning Antichrist, revealed by Christ to St. John. 
Other copies are in Royal MS. 17 B. xvii., f. 97 b, from which it 
is printed by Horstmauu, Richard Rolle and his Followers , ii. p. G3, 
and Add. MS. 33909, f. 89 (imperfect). Beg. “Johannes ewange- 
lista interrogauit dominum do fine seculi,” and ends “quicquid 
ignis combussit.” f. 23. 

10. “ Salubris forma vite monachomm deo denote et perfecte seruien- 
cium.” Another copy is in Harl. MS. 103, f. 114. Beg. “Ex quo 
snrgitur ad vigilias vite sue teinpus per momenta,” and ends “ solus 
ipse et deus sit.” f. 24 b. 

11. Sermon for a feast of St. Mary, including the story of the clerk of 
Rome ( al . of Pisa) whom the Virgin claimed when about to marry, 
cf. Ilarl. MS. 2851, f. 87 b and Add. MS. 11579, f. 11. Beg. “ Ecce, 
fratres karissimi, hodierna die celebramus illam festiuitatem.” 

f. 27 b. 

12. “Hie incipiunt sermones anni festiuitatum ” : one sermon only. 
Beg. “ Ecce, fratres karissimi, natiuitas nostri redeniptoris appro- 
pinquat,” and ends “liberaro dignetur qui est benedictus in secula 
seculorum amen.” f. 31. 

13. “ Maledictus homo qui facit opus dei necligenter ” : tale of a 
sleepy monk who failed to rise at the Gloria, with dialogue of the 
abbot, the devil, etc., each speaking a hexameter lino. Beg. 
“ Cuidarn monacho cum ad vigilias.” f. 33 b. 

14. “Do disputacione noua inter corpus et animam secundum quod 
transpositum est in lingua Anglicana de Latino quod dicitur sic 
Noctis sub silencio tempore, otc.”: the version of Fulbert’s vision 
printed (from the Vernon MS.) by Thomas Wright in the appendix 
to his Poems attributed to Walter Mapes ( Camden Soc. 1841), p. 340. 
For other copies v. Royal MS. 18 A. x, f. 61b, Add. MS. 22283, 
f. 80 b (imperfect). The Latin is printed, besides Wright’s edition, 
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Poesies Populaires Latines anterienres nu XII' siecle , Paris, 1843, 
p. 217. The name Fulbert or Philibert only occurs in eight 
introductory lines not contained in the English MSS. For a 
general account of the analogous literature, see T. Bationchkof in 
liomania , xx. pp. 1, 513, and cf. a longer form of the Latin in 
Royal MS. 7 A. iii., f. 18 b. Beg.: 

“ As I lay in a wyuteres nyjt 
In a droupnyng to fore be day'.” f. 34. 

15. “ De laudo psaltnorum ”: brief extracts from SS. Augustine 
and Jerome and notes of psalms to be said with various inten¬ 
tions. Beg. “ Psalmorum autem dccantacio perpetnam laudem,” 
and ends “si pro uno quolibet ipsorum dieeretur accipitur.” 
f. 45 b. 

It). “Ordo trigintalis cuiusdam apostolici uiri pro liberacionc anitno 
matris sue a penis purgatorii talis est” : directions for the trental 
of 8. Gregory, followed by similar directions for fourteen masses, 
which will bring an answer to any petition in fourteen days, for 
seven masses called the massos of St. Giles, and for a week’s masses 
having similar virtues. Colophon, “ Non me sed copiam reprehendat 
lingua loquentis.” f. 47. 

17. “ Incipit prologUB Ancelmi archiepiscopi Cuntuaricnsis in oracion- 
ibus sine meditacionibus suis et meditaciones sancti Augustini 
Ambrosii Bernardi et sancti Thome archiepiscopi ac eciam Edmundi 
archiepiscopi et aliorum plurimorum sanctontm ” : how many of 
the following articles are intended to come under this rubric is 
uncertain, especially as the MS. is so mutilated by abstraction of 
h aves. The collection begins with the preface printed in Migne, 
Patr. Lat. clviii. col. 709, “ Oraciones tiue meditaciones que sub¬ 
scripts stint.” f. 49. 

18. Brief invocation, beg. “Sancta et benedicta trinitas in mantis 
potencie.” f. 49 b. 

19. “Oracio optima sancti Edmundi archiep. Cantuar.” : rubric, 
with indulgence, only. For the prayer [“ Gratias ago tibi, domino 
Jesu Christe, qui me miserum ”], see Ilarl. MS. 211, f. 140. Two 
leaves are here lost. f. 49 b. 

20 . Fragment of meditation on the Lord’s Prayer. Imperfect at 
beginning and end (one leaf lost), f. 50. 

21. Prayer to the Virgin. Imperfect at beginning and end (one leaf 
lost), f. 51. 

22 . Prayer attributed to St. Augustine. The beginning [“ Pontine 
Jesu Christe qui in hunc mundttm,” cf. Royal MS. 2 A. xxii., f. 188, 
etc.] is lost. f. 53. 

23. Prayer to the Virgin, with indulgence of Pope Innocent, and a 
miracle-story. The end of the rubric nnd beginning of the text 

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14 :? 

(one leaf after f. 56) are lost. Ends “ad requiem et consolacionem. 
amen.” f. 56 b. 

2 b “ Incipit quoddam iniraculum de sancta Maria,” relating to the 
prayer “ 0 intemerata ” to the Virgin and St. John. The beginning 
and end of the text are lost (one leaf after f. 58, one after 50). 
f. 58 b. 

25. Prayer on the Seven Words, attributed to Beda (Migne, Pair. Lai. 
xciv. col. 561, cf. I lari. MS. 211, f. 120). The beginning [“ Domino 
Jesu Criste qui septem verba ”] is wanting, f. 60. 

26. “Quicunique dixerit oracionem sequentem habct terciam partem 
indulgenciarum stacionis Romane ecclesie” : rubric only (one leaf 
lost), f. 60 b. 

27. Hymns, viz. (a) “ Stabat Mater,” imperfect at beginning and end 
(one leaf ), f. 61;—(b) “Salue plaga lateris nostri redemptoris ” 
(Chevalier, Iiep. Hymn. 18123). f. 62. 

'28. Rubric to a missing drawing of Arma Christi, with indulgences 
of St. Peter and other popes (cf. Speculum Spiritualium, Paris, 1510, 
fol. ccviii.). f. 62 b. 

20. Prayer to Christ. The beginning [“ Domine Jesu Christe fili dei 
niui te deprecor,” cf. Harl. MS. 211, f. 127 b] is wanting by loss of 
three leaves after f. 62. f. 63. 

30. Moinoriale for St. Lazarus with indulgence of John XXI I. (cf. Ilarl. 
MS. 1260, f. 194). Prayer beg. “ Dens cuius unigenitus.” f. 64. 

31. Indulgences of St. Gregory and others relating to a (missing) 
figure of Christ (cf. Add. MS. 33381, f. 89 b). f. 64 b. 

32. Hymn [by Aegidiusde Columnis] and memoriale for St. Veronica. 
The beginning [“Salue sancta facies,” Chev. Ticp. Hymn. 18189, 
cf. Harl. MS. 211, f. 141] is wanting (one leaf lost), f. 65. 

33. “ Invenitur in Scripturis quod beata uirgo Maria apparuit sancto 
Thome Cantuariensi ” . . . ; the rest is lost (three leaves missing). 
Cf. infra, art. 102. f. 65 b. 

34. Prayer on the Eucharist. Imperfect. Ends “ . . . con tern 
paneui sanctum uito eterne in odorem suauitatis per Christum 
dominum nostrum amen.” f. 66. 

35. “ Item alia oraeio optima dicenda in oleuacionc corporis Christi ” 
(cf. Harl. MS. 211, f. 140). Beg. “In presencia corporis et 
sanguinis tui.” f. 66. 

36. “Augustinus dc ciuitato dei dicit quod has utilitates confert 
uisio corporis domini ”: three verses beg. “ Dat lumen pellit 
subitum liberat iuuenescit,” followed by the (spurious) text “ Prime 
neccssaria cibaria conceduntur.” f. 67. 

37. Salutation at the elevation of the host, beg. “ Aue principium 
nostre creacionis,” with indulgence of Pope Innocent, f. 67 b. 

38. Prayer at mass, with indulgence given by Boniface [VIII.] at the 
request of Philip [IV.] of France, printed in Spemlum Spirtlualium 

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(Paris, 1510), fol. cciv. b. Cf. Royal MS. 2 A. xvii., f. 72. Bog. 
“ Domino Jesu Christo qui hanc sacratissimam.” f. 08. 

30. “A la premere messe del Natiuite do nostro seynour”: prayer, 
etc. (cf. Ilarl. MS. 1260, f. 106), beg. “ Benedicatur hora qua dominus 
natus est.” f. 68 b. 

40. Indulgence of Clement V. for the gospel (cursus evangelii) of 
St. John. f. 69. 

41. Indulgence of John XXII. (1317) for the psalter of St. Mary, 
f. 69 b. 

42. Memoriale for St. Mary. Beg. with tho antiphon, “ Oinnis uirtus 
to decorat.” f. 70 b. 

43. Memoriale for the wounds of Christ, with story of “ femina 
quedam solitaria ot roclusa ” (in Harl. MS 2869, f. 204, wrongly 
called St. Bridget of Sweden) to whom their number was revealed 
(cf. Arundel MS. 506, f. 28, Add. MS. 37019, f. 24, and Speculum 
Spiritualium , Paris, 1510, fol. ccii., cciii.). Prayer beg. “ Gracias 
tibi ago, domino Jesu Christe, qui uoluisti pro redempeione.” 
f. 71. 

44. Fragment of hymn. Tho beginning [“ Ave Jesu Christo verbnm 
patris tilius Virginia,” v. Harl. MS. 2341, f. 80 b] is lost. f. 75. 

45. Prayer with indulgence of John XXII. (cf. Add. MS. 33381, 
f. 151 b, Ilarl. MSS. 211, f. 141,1260, f. 158). Beg. “ Anima Christi 
sanctifica me.” f. 75. 

46. “ Alia oracio.” Beg. “ Auo sauctissimum et preciosissimum 
corpus.” f. 75 b. 

47. Fragment of rubric of a lost prayer [leavos missing after f. 78) 
with indulgence, f. 78 b. 

48. Prayer for intercession of all saints. Imjicrfect at beginning. 
Ends “ to ooncedente trinitas sancta, quia tibi laus et gloria per 
infinita secula seculorum . amen.” f. 79. 

49. Salutations to the Virgin, with indulgence. Beg. “ Auctor do 
laudibus boate Marie uirginis libro socundo.” f. 79 b. 

50. Ilymn, “Mater digna dci venio via luxque diei ” (Chcv. Hep. 
Hymn. 11335), and prayer “ O beata o demons o pia,” with rubric 
“ Quicumque dixerit cotidie lios versus cum oraciono sequenti non 
morietur sine confessiono.” f. 81. 

51. “ We reden in the lyf of seynt Bernard pat be deouele seyde to 
hym bat he know .viii. vers in tho sawtero pe whyche vers jif any 
mon”.... (leaf lost; for the rest see Add. MS. 33381, f. 161). 
Cf. Speculum Spiritualium (Paris, 1510), fol. ccviii. b. f. 81 b. 

52. Hymn to the Virgin. Imperfect at beginning and end (one leaf 
lost). Tho first complete couplet beg. “ lam iuichi multa vuluera 
|infixa sunt o domina.” f. 82. 

53 . Prayer to the Virgin. Imperfect, at beginning. Ends “ et nuuquam 
dimittus me sine adiutorio . amen.” f. 83. 

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54. “Oracio bona et saucta et magne indulgencie.” Deg. “ Jhcsu, qui 
de celo descendisti.” f. 84. 

55. “Omnibus dicentibus istam oracionem soquentem conceduntur 
ccc. dies indulgencie” ( 7 X 12 lines). Beg. “Maria mater gracie, 
mater misericordie, exaudi que offeram.” f. 85. 

56. “ Oracio.” Imperf. at end (four leaves lost). Beg. “ Iutemerata 
dei genitrix et perpetua uirgo Maria.” f. 86 b. 

57. Prayer. Imperf. at beg. Ends “te diligere et viderc, qui in 
trinitate perfecta viuis et regnas deus per omnia secula.” f. 87. 

58. Prayer. Imperf. at beg. (one leaf lost). Ends “et perioulis 
libera me, domine, qui cum patre,” etc. f. 88. 

59. Prayer in verse. Printed in Dreves, Analecta Jlymnica , xxxi. 
p. 14. Beg. “Benedicat me imperialis maiestas.” f. 89. 

60. “ In quacunquedie aliquis dixerit istam oracionem diabolus ei non 
nocebit .... Si anima eius egrediatur de corpore, in infornum non 
introibit . et oracio est sancti ” (sic) : prayer beg. “ Domine deus 
Sabaoth, deus Adonay.” Imperf. at end (two leaves lost after 
f. 91). f. 89 b. 

61. Prayer. Imperf. at beg. Ends “ permittas a te seperari qui 
uiuis,” etc. f. 92. 

62. Prayer, referring to SS. Cyricus and Julitta. Beg. “ Deus qui 
gloriosis martyribus tuis.” f. 92. 

63. Prayer to the Virgin. Beg. “ Deprecor te, domina piissima, mater 
dei sanctissima.” f. 92 b. 

64. “Ilee antiphone sequentes cum oracionibus dicantur ad honorera 
passionis Christi.” Beg. “ Adoramus te, Christe, et benedieimus.” 
At the end are directions for prayers to be said before a Crucifix, 
f. 93 b. 

65. “ Dominus Johannes papa XXIT. has horas composuit et concessit 
omnibus qui deuoto eas dixerint pro qualibet horarum c. dies 
indulgenciarum ” : the usual Hours of the Cross, “ Patris sapieneia,” 
etc., supplemented by additional verses relating to the Virgin, beg. 
“ Matris cor uirginium trena totum triuit.” Imperf., breaking off 
in vespers (one leaf lost). Printed in Dreves, Analecta Tlymnica , 
xxx. p. 106. Another copy is in Royal MS. 2 A. ii., f. 118 b. 
f. 96 b. 

66. Prayer. Imperf. at beg. Ends “ penitenciam agente ipso 
adiuuante qui uiuit,” etc. f. 99. 

67. “Quicumquo istam oracionem cotidie dixerit hie beatus erit et in 
futuro gaudebit cum sanctis ” : prayer attributed in Harley MS. 
211, f. 120, to St. Gregory. Beg. “ Dominator deus omnipotens, qui 
es trinitas.” f. 100 b. 

68. “ Sanctus Bernardus composuit istam oracionem et frequenter 
dicebat ” : the hymn “ Deus pater credencimn, sains firma fidelium,” 
(Chev. Rep. Hymn., 4470). It differs very slightly from or. xl. of 

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146 ADDITIONAL MSS., 37787. 

the collection attributed to St. Anselm (Migne, Patr. Lat. clviii. 
931). f. 103 b. 

G9. “Oracio bona ad deum contra omnia mala iminencia.” Beg. 
“ Domine Jesu Christe, qui dixisti nolo mortem peccatoris.” 

f. 108. 

70. Prayers to (a) St. Michael, beg. “Sancte Michael, archangele de», 
princeps milicie.” f. 109;—(b) the same, beg. “Sancte Michael, 
archangele domini noslri ” (another copy is in Harley MS. 211, 
f. 170). f. 110;—(c) St. Gabriel, beg. “ Precor te, princeps.” 
f. 110 b;—(d) St. Raphael, beg. “ Auxiliare et tu princeps” (for these 
two cf. Hailey MS. 1260, f. 192 b). f. 110b;—(e) “Ad proprium 
angelum,” printed as or. lxii. of the collection ascribed to St. An¬ 
selm (Migne, Patr. Lat. clviii. 967). Beg. “Obsecro te, angelieo 
spiritus.” f. Ill;—(f) the same, beg. “Gaude, sancte et dulcissime 
spiritus.” f. 111b;—(g) the same, beg. “Sancte angele dei 
minister celestis imperii” (another copy is in Harley MS. 211, 
f. 170). f. 112b;—(h) the 6ame, in verse, beg. “Angele, qui incus 
es custos pietato suporna” (another copy is in Harl. 211, f. 170). 
f. 112 b. 

71. Prayer concerning the Cross (cf. Harley MS. 2894, f. 44 b). Beg. 
“ Omnipotens splendor et imago uerbumque patris.” f. 113. 

72. “ Oracio beati AnBelmi archiepiscopi,” not in his printed works. 
Beg. “ Confiteor tibi, domine Jhesti Christe, saluator mundi, omnia 
peccata mea ” ; ends “ in pace requiescant. amen.” f. 113 b. 

73. Prayers “pro itinerantibus ” (two) and “pro iter agentibus.” 
The last is imperf. (two leaves lost after f. 115). f. 114 b. 

74. Trayers to St. John Baptist (imperf. at beg.) and each of the 
Apostles. That to St. Peter beg. “ Sanctissime Petre, apostole electo 
dei, tu confessus Christum.” f. 116. 

75. Prayers to other saints, viz. SS. Stephen, George, Thomas of 
Canterbury and Edmund the Archbishop. That to St. Stephen 
beg. “Obsecro te, beatissime Stephane leuita,” and that to St. 
Thomas (a hymn, partly cut out) beg. “ Aue sancte Thoma presul 
bone.” f. 123. 

76. Salutations for SS. John Baptist, Peter, John Evangelist, Stephen, 
Nicholas, Martin, Benedict, and Robert of Molesmo. Beg. “ Salue 
Johannes, scola uirtutum.” f. 124. 

77 . “ Si [Qi] ceste orisoun trez fieth en le iour dit il auera son 
peticioun de la uirgin Marie,” in French, beg. “ Reigno de ciel priez 
pur moi,” with a Latin prayer, “ Aue et gaude Maria.” f. 126 b. 

78. Hymns and memorials concerning the Five Joys, (a) of the 
Virgin (Chevalier, Rep. Hymn., 7017) “ Gaude, uirgo, mater Christi.” 
f. 127;—(b) of St. Anne (ibid. 6773) “Gaude, felix Anna, que 
concepisti prolem.” f. 127b;—(c) of St. Mary Magdalene (ibid. 
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(d) of St. Catharine (ibid. 6991) “ Gaude tiirgo Katerina, qua 
credentee lux diuina.” f. 129. 

79. Memorials for SS. Margaret and Barbara, f. 129 b. 

80. “ Incipit coniuracio, antiphona, versiculus et oracio do sancta 
Appolonea uirgino et martyre pro dolore dencium.” f. 131. 

81. “ Ad omnes sanctos oracio,” beg. “Succurrite michi queso, omnes 
sancti dei.” f. 131 b. 

82. Prayers of intercession: (a) “Pro rectoribus ecclesio et pro 
familiaribus,” beg. “ Domino deus omnipotons, qui ecclesiam tuain 
in toto urbo (sic) terrarum.” f. 132 b;—(b) “ Pro omnibus lidelibus 
populis Christianis,” beg. “ Respice, domine deus, propicius per 
intercessionem.” f. 133 b. 

83. Meditation on Ps. 1. Bog. “ Miserere mei, etc. Gloria tibi, trinitas 
equalis . . . Non peto secundum meritum meurn.” f. 135. 

Artt. 84-90 are in a different hand from all that precedes. 

84. “ Incipit oracio optima ad patrem et filium et spiritum sanctum, 
in qua continentur tree peticiones oportunitati anitne maxime 
necessarie” : a prayer in Engl, verso (15 X 6 lines, rhymes aabeeb). 

Bog.: “ Fader and sone and holygost 

To be *1* clepe and calle most 
O god in trynyte.” f. 142. 

85. “ Oracio ad trinitatein ” (13 X 8 lines). Printed in Ilorstmann’s 
Minor Poems of the Vernon MS., i. p. 16 (cf. art. 6 above). Beg.: 

“ Fadur and sone and holygost 
Lord to bo ’I* cri and calle.” f. 143 b. 

86. The two Songs of love-longing, printed in Furnivall’s Minor 
Poems of the Vernon MS., ii. p. 449-462, with various readings from 
Harley MS. 2253, ff 75 and 77 b (cf. also Ilorstmann, Richard Rolle, 
ii. p. 9). The division here is different from that of the Vernon 
MS. There is no large initial to divide them, but “ amen ” occurs 
at the end of 1. 4 of poem ii. Lines 57-80, 101-104 and 381-384 
of poem ii. are omitted, lines 137-140 transposed after 1. 192 and 
lines 193-196 after 1. 116. Beg.: 

“ Sweto Jhesu, nou wul *1* syng 
To be a song of loue longynge.” f. 146 b. 

87. Prayer to tbe Virgin, in seventeen couplets. Not the same as 
that of like initium in Minor Poems of the Vernon MS., i. p. 133, but 
partly identical with that printed ib. p. 22, and partly with that 
printed by Wright and Halliwell, Reliquiae Antiquae, 1843, ii. 
p. 212 (cf. Harley MS. 2382, f. 86 b, Royal MS. 8 E. v., f. 27 b). Beg.: 

“ Mari modur wel be be, 

Mari niayden j?ou J^enke on me,” 

and ends “ Helpe me leuedi of j?i grace, 

In heuene forto haue a placo.” f. 156 b. 

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88. Three poems, or parts of the same poem (rhymes aabccb ), printed 
as nos. xv.-xvii. of Minor Poems of the Vernon MS., i. pp. 34,35, viz. 

(a) “ Septem dona spiritus sancti,” 5x6 lines, beg. 

“ Lord pat art of mihtes most 
fe seuen jifes of be holigost.” f. 157 b;— 

(b) “ Septem opera misericordie,” 4x6 lines, beg. 

“ Lord I jelde me gulty 
tat I neuer fedde pe hungri.” f. 158 ;— 

(c) “ Do quinque sensibus hominis,” 2x6 lines, bog. 

“ Lord syngud haue I ofte 
In my »v. wittus with wille and pouhte.” f. 159. 

89. “ Deoem procepta domini,” 14 oouplets, printed ibid. no. xviii. 
p. 36. Beg.: 

“ Inwardlyche, lord, biseche I pe 
A1 my trespas forjif it me.” f. 159. 

90. “ Sey pis at po leuacion and haue 3er to pardon,” 6x6 lines 
(rhymes aabccb), printed ibid. no. vii. p. 24. Beg. 

“ Welcome, lord, in forme of bred, 

In pe is bope lyf and ded.” f. 160. 

91. Vision of St. John the Evangelist, containing a dialogue of 
Christ and the Virgin upon her five sorrows. In English, abridged 
from the Latin form as in Arundel MS. 506, f. 28 (see Cat. of 
Romances, iii. p. 552). Followed by a Latin prayer attributed to 
St. “ Anselyne” [Anselm] and a hymn (Dreves, Analecta Hymnica, 
xxxi. p. 171) and prayer, which are also, in Harley MS. 2894, f. 45, 
attributed to Anselm. Narrative beg. “ I fynde wretyn and rede 
in holy mennys wrytyng ” ; prayer, “ Beatissima mulierum, 
sanctissima uirginum ”; hymn, “ Maria dulcis, miseros nos audi 
loquentes”; and concluding prayer, “0 Maria uirgo uirginum, 
consolatrix miserorum.” f. 161. 

92. “OraciosanctiBrandani quamquicumquecantaueritvigintiduobus 
( sic) vicibus valet contra centum psalteria centum commendaciones 
et centum oblaciones,” etc.; an abridged text of the prayer or 
litany of St. Brendan, differing materially from that of Royal MS. 
7 D. xxvi., f. 9, as well as from that printed by Moran, Acta S. 
Brendani, 1872, p. 27. Beg. “Quesumus, omnipotens deus, pater 
et Alius.” f. 165. 

93. “ Oracio de sancta Maria post obitum filii sui. Quicumque hunc 
ympnum oantauerit in mane quamcumque (s»c) peccatum in 
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in die fecerit, si in uespertino tempore cantauerit, remittetur ei.” 
Imperf. (one leaf lost). Beg. “ Domino mi, rogo te in nomine 
domini.” f. 169 b. 

94. Complaint of the Virgin, in Engl, verse (couplets). Imperf. at 
beg. Ends 

“ That biddeth to my sone and me 
A pater noster with an aue.” f. 170. 

95. Indulgences (a) of Pope John XXII. for devotions to the 
Wounds;—(b) of Clement [V.?] “in concilio detronense” (sic) for 
a memorial to the Virgin. Antiphon (Chev. Rep. Hymn., 2070, 
23802) beg. “ Aue, regina celorum, aue, domina angelorum, salue 
radix sancta.” f. 170 b. 

96. “ Ad Trinitatem ”: prayer and prosa (ibid. 7284). “ Gloria 

sanctorum decus angelorum.” f. 171. 

97. “ Cos sunt le nouns de angeles ” : prayers, etc., including a hymn 
(2 x 10 lines), “ Sancte Gabriel seme dei | ora pro me memento 
raei.” f. 171 b. 

98. “Oracio do sancta Barbara”: preceded by a prosa (ibid. 6711) 
“ Gaude Barbara regina | summa pollens in doctrina.” f. 172. 

99. “ Incipit liber de an[gelis]”: a short note, beg. “ Dum mane 
surgis habe Michael in mente.” f. 172 b. 

100. “Quicumque dixerit os [sc. lios] nouem versus cotidie et secum 
portauerit non morietur inconfessus, quia sancta Maria domina 
nostra per hos .ix. versus liberauit unum clericum capite truncatum 
corpore separatum . mori non potuit donee integre confessus fuerit 
et hoc fuit factum in Acolonia anno domini mccc.xxxix.” : verses 
beg. “ Fluit stilla de mamilla gloriose Virginia.” Of the many 
analogous stories ( see Mrs. Crosland in Mod. Language Rev. 1905, 
p. 54 ) none 6eems to give this place and date. f. 173. 

101. Charms, etc., viz.: (a) “Isti uorsus sequentes sunt contra 
diabolicas temptaciones,” beg. “ Illumina oculos meos.” f. 173 b;— 
(b) “Istos duos versus sequentes quicumque dixerit cotidie finis 
uite sue a domino sine dubio sibi reuelabitur,” beg. “Locutus sum 
in lingua.” f. 174;—(c) “ IIec sunt nomina dei patris omnipo- 
tentis”: a long charm, beg. “ Messias + Sother -|- Emanuel.” A 
note in English follows, stating that it was sent by Leo [HI.] to 
Charles the Great and contains two names, “ ho so nernyth hem 
pat day he schal not dye pey he were hongud on a tre . and pis 
was prouyd by s^r Robard Tiesylyan.” For the story of Sir Robert 
Tresilian’s execution (1388) see Cobbett’s State Trials , i. p. 117. 
f. 174 b. 

102. Narrative of the vision of St. Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury, 

concerning the Fifteen Joys of the Virgin. Beg. “ Legitur. 

archiepisoopU8 viii. gaudia.” At the end six lines only are given 

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of the hymn (Rep. Hymn. 0809) “ Gaude flore virginali,” concluding 
with reference, “ require retro auto quindecim oos,” apparently to 
a lost article, f. 178. 

103. Memorials (a) of St. George, Leg. *' Salue, miles nobilis.” 
f. 178 h;—(b) of a group of saints, Denis, George, Christopher, 
Eustace, Blaise, Catharine, Margaret and Giles, as specially 
piivileged for invocation “in hora mortis,” beg. “ Fratres pro 
subsidio sanctos inuocamus.” f. 179. 

104. Charms, etc., viz. (a) art. 80 repeated, f. 180;—(b) “ Quicumque 
istam oracionein cotidie denote dixerit, sine dubio S. Maria ei 
apparebit ante mortem suam,” beg. “ Per sanctum annunciacionem.” 
f. 180 b;—(c) Against fire, addressed to St. Columkill (cf. Royal 
MS. 12 B. xxv., f. 283 b, etc.), f. 181, 

105. Mythical statistics of the number of parishes, knights’ fees, etc. 
in England (cf. Royal MS. 7 D. xxi., f. 2 b, etc.), f. 181 b. 

106 = art. 13 repeated. Followed (f. 182) by a few commonplaces 
and the colophon, “ Finito libro sit laus et gloria Chr sto. | Corpus 
scriptoria seruat dens omnibus horis. | Hie pentiam fixi . penitet 
me si male scripsi.” f. 181 b. 

107. Inscription, with illuminated border, recording the first owner’s 
noviciate at Bordesley, co. Wore., “ anno domini mccclxxxvi in die 
s. Augustini Angloruni apostoli [26 May] intrauit domum pro- 
bacionis beato Marie do Bordesley frater JohanneB Norbewode, 
quern in uia rcligionis assumpte deuotissime custodiat trinitas 
sancta nunc et in perpetuum. amen.” f. 182 b. 

On the flyleaves (ff. 184-189) are scribbled English prayers in a 
hand of circ. 1500. 

Vellum ; ff. i. -f 187. 7| in. x 5J in. Early xv. cent. Sec. fol. 

“Also I cri.” Illuminated initials; others flourished in red and 
blue. The first owner’s inscription is on f. 183, “ Iste liber constat 
Johanni Norbewode monacho . qui ipsum habuerit. vel qui in eo 
legerit habeat eum karitatiue specialiter recommendatum in missa 
sua priuata commemoracione. vel saltern oret pro anima eius . Et 
quicumque hunc librura ab oo alienauerit absque eius licencia: male- 
diecionem dei incurrat . fiat fiat. Amen.” On f. 2 “ Iste lyber 
pertiuet ad me mi lady Peyto. Amen yt est yta fyat amen so be 
heyte... .by ihe gefte of d[ame?] Goodyth Peyto thy booke Goody 
Thokmarton.” Goditha, daughter of Sir Thomas Throckmorton, was 
wife of Edward Peto (d. 1487) and mother of Cardinal William Peto. 
On f. 61 b is in a 16th cent, hand “ uxor Iholiani Rudalli hunc 
possided codicem.” On f. 2 is also “ Susanna Willescotta vendicat. 
1571.” Bookplate of Lord Amherst (f. i.). Amherst sale, Mar. 
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37788. Reginald Pecock, Poor Men’s Mirror: with other theological 
works in English , viz.:— 

1. “Poore menuis myrrour ”: this title is given in the preface by the 
author 'Reginald Pecock, Bishop successively of St. Asaph, 1444, 
and of Chichester from 1450 to his resignation, circ. 1459], who 
describes it as an “extract or outdrawjt fro pe first parti ” of his 
“ Donet of Cristen Religioun.” Not printed. This MS. is the 
only one noticed by Churchill Babington in his preface to recock’s 
Repressor (Rolls Series, I860), p. lxx. In ten chapters. Beg. 
“ Notwipstondyug pat I haue maad,” and ends “euer blisfulli 
wone. Amen.” f. 3. 

2. “I’ese ben pe gaderid councelsof seint Vsidre toenforme man how 
he schulde fie vicis and vse vertuis ” : translation of the Latin 
compilation from Isidore’s Synonyma printed by Machlinia at the 
end of Speculum Chrisiiani (London, 1480?). The English was 
printed by Berthelet, 1544, at the end of Thomas Lupset’s works 
(Berthelet, 1546, Kynge, 1560), and in Horstmann’s Richard Rolle 
and his Followers , ii. p. 367. The Latin is in Royal MS. 6 E. iii., 
f. 107, and the English in Royal MS. 17 C. xviii., f. 104b, and 
Harley MS. 1706, ff. 90, 140. Beg. “O man knowe pi silf,” and 
ends “ oonli for liif euerlasting. Amen. I’ese ben counceilis 
good and holsum, if pei haue wilful execucioun.” f. 64. 

3. “ Augustinus de contemptn mundi ”: prose extract and poem 
(twenty couplets, headed “ tis sentence soiseint Austyn ”) both 
derived from the Summa Justitiae, a Latin compilation of uncertain 
authorship, sometimes attributed to Robert Grosseteste (cf. Royal 
MS. 8 B. xvii., f. 6), though the verses, beginning “ Cur raundus 
militnt cum vana gloria,” often occur separately (e.g. Royal MS. 
8 B. vi., f. 29) and have been ascribed to S. Bernard, Jacopone 
Benedetti da Todi and others. Of the English , prose and verse, 
two other copies are in llarley MS. 1706, ff. 92 b, 149 b. Printed by 
Horstmann, l.c. In the Summa the proso extract is assigned not 
to S. Augustine, but to S. Bernard. Beg. “ Iff pou seie to mo pis 
is an hard word.” Verse beg. 

“ Whi is be world biloued pat fals is and veyn 
Sipen pat his welpis ben uncertein.” 

At the end, as in Harl. 1706, f. 93, is a Latin epigram (f. 83 b) on 
the same subject (four hexameters), beg. “ Omnia terrena per vices 
sunt aliena.” f. 81. 

4. “ De terra plasmasti me,” etc.: verses (12 x 4 lines) of which a 
shorter form (five stanzas only) is printed by Perry, Religious 
Pieces from Thorntons MS. (Early Engl. Text Soc., 1867), p. 96. 
Other copies are in Cotton MS. Titus A. xxvi., f. 153 (five and 
a half stanzas) and Eg. MS. 1995, f. 55 (seven stanzas). Beg.: 

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“ Erpe out of erpe is wondirli wroujt, 

El be of erpe hap gete a dignite of nou 3 t.” 

Ends: “ But J?at- J?is erpe in J?is erpe be worching pi willo 

So pat erpe fro pis erpe sti '3 up to pin hi 3 liille. Amen.” 

Prefixed, as in the Egertou MS., is a couplet: 

“ Whanno liif is rnoost loued and deep is moost hatid 
1‘annedeep drawit hisdrai^t and makip man ful nakid.” f. 83 b. 

5. “ Memento homo quod cinis es et in cinerem rcuorteris ” : three 
Latin verses, in red, viz.:— 

“ Fac bene dum viuis, post mortem viuere si uis. 

Tangere qui gaudet meretricem, qualiter amlet 
Palmis polutis regem tractare salutis.” f. 86 . 

On the flyleaves are scribbled in 15th cent, hands (a) Twelve lines 
(the same rhymes ab throughout) beg. 

“ The law of god bo to pe thy rest 
The flesh py sacrifice pe world exile.” 

Followed by other attempts at verse. f. 87 b;—(b) Recipe in 
English , “ 1‘eyse bene pe niedysyns for akyng of pebonys.” f. 88 b. 
A note on the MS. by Churchill Babington is inserted as f. ii. 
Vellum; ff. iv. 89. 6 in. X 4£ in. Middle of the xv. cent. 

Initials flourished in red and blue (one in gold). Sec. fol. “silf 
immediatli.” Scribbled names (ff. 88 , 88 b) of “ Wyllam Barton ” 
and “ Taulus.” A 17th cent, owner (ff. 4, 87), George Ouerton. 
Afterwards in Archbishop Tenison’s Library, St. Martiu’s in tho 
Fields, Westminster. Sale-cat. 1861, lot 68 . Then purchased by 
Sir William Tite, sale-cat. 1874, lot 2271. Bookplate of Lord 
Amherst, f. i. Amherst sale-cat. lot 676. Morocco binding, 
19th cent. 

37789. Promptorium Parvulorum and Medulla Grammaticae : English- 
Latin and Latin-English dictionaries. The MS. was used by Albert 
Way for his edition of the Promptorium (Camden Soc. 1843-1865) 
and is described in his preface (vol. iii.), pp. xl, liv. Contents : 

1 . “ Libellus qui dicitur promptorius paruulorum secundum 
wlgarem modum loquendi orientalium Anglorum ” : the work of 
Galfridus, called Grammaticus, a Dominican anchoret of Lynn, co. 
Norf. As compaied with tho Winchester MS. used by the Rev. 
A. L. Mayhew for his Early Engl. Text Soc. edition (extra 
scr., 1908), the text perhaps represents an earlier recension. It has 
e.g. blanks for the rendering of some words, such as “hunnyng” 
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of an unknown “ Levsay,” and the Winchester “ Rand or Radyl 
Ranulphus, non Radulphus, Rafe ” looks like an express correction 
of the “Ranulphus uel Radulphus” of the present MS. (f. 51b, 
col. ii.). Preface beg. “ Cementibus sollicite cloricorum condiciones.” 
The list of authorities is not given. Text beg. “ Abacke or bac- 
t card: retro, retrorsum, aduerbia sunt.” A few additions are 
made in a nearly contemporary hand. Colophon, “ Explicit liber 
dictus promtorius (etc.) quod Brooke owyt pis booke hoso wyssly 
loke.” f. 1. 

2. “ Medulla grammatice ”: a Latin-English dictionary attributed, 
on somewhat slight evidence, to the same author as art. 1. Not 
printed. The work published under this name by Pyuson (1499) 
is the Promptorium. For the MSS. see Way, oj). cit. iii. pp. 1-liv. 
The first MS. mentioned by Way is now Add. MS. 33534. Imper¬ 
fect by loss of one leaf after f. 119, mutilation of ff. 127-129 and 
loss at the end. Preface beg. “ Ilec est rcgula generalis pro toto 
libro,” and text “Alma: id est uirgo abscondita.” Breaks off 
“ Ticio , -onis, a brond of fyre.” f. 84. 

Paper; ff. i. -f 174. xv. cent. 11 in. x 8 in. Sec. fol. “ akyr of lond.” 
The name of Broko (Johannes Broke, f. 65 b) occurs frequently as 
owner (perhaps also as scribe ?), also the names of Thomas Wade 
(ff. 76 b, 165 b) and (f. 165 b) Thomas Podd (?). In a 17th cent, 
hand is the name of Henry Sherbrooke (f. 10 b). Afterwards the 
MS. belonged to Richard Heber (sale-cat. 1836, lot 1360) and Sir 
Thomas Phillipps (Phillipps MS. 8306, salo-cat. 1897, lot 618); 
Amherst sale, lot 760. Old oak boards, rebacked. 

37790. English Translations of theological works, etc., viz.:— 

1. “This boke is off mendynge of lyfe or ell^s off the rewle of 
lyfynge,” etc.: the De emendatione vitae of Richard R<dle of 
Hampole. The translator’s name is given in the colophon : “ Thus 
endis the xii chapetyrs off Richarde Hampole into Euglys translate 
be frere Rycharde Misyn to infformacioun off crystyn saulis anno 
domini millesimo cccc mo xxxiiii.” The text is closely akin to the 
Oxford MS. (Corpus Christi College ccxxxvi.) from which the Rev. 
R. Harvey printed Misyn’s works, Fire of Love, etc. (Early Engl. 
Text Soc., 1896), but neither appears to be his autograph. Another 
English veiSion of Hampole s tract is m Lansd. SIS. 45o, f. 41. 
Beg. “ Tary pou not to onre lord to bo turnyd,” and ends “ with 
dedys of thankynge in warlde of lvarldys. Amen.” f. 1. 

2. “ Incendium atnoris ” : by the same author and translator. Printed 
as above. Colophon : “ Explicit liber de incendio amoris Ricardi 
Hampole heremite translatus in Anglicuin instanciis domino 
Margaroto Heslyngton recluse per fratrem Ricardum Misyn sacro 
theologie bachalarium tunc priorem Lyncoln ordinis Carmelitarum 

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anno domini m°ccccxxxv‘ 0 in festo translacionis sancti Martini 
episcopi quod est iiii Nonas Julii per dictum fratrem Kicardum 
Misyn scriptura et correctnra” (the colophon to lib. i. is dated the 
same year). Beg. “ At the rtuerence off ouro lorde Tesu Criste. 
To the askyngo of thy desire,” and ends “ sarif to the hie emprowre 
in warlde of warldys . Amen.” f. 18 b. 

3. '* This pistill made saynt Barnarde vnto his cosyn the whiche is 
calde a goldyn pystill ffor the grete abundaunce of gostely fruyte 
that is contynedo in itt ”; a translation of the brief spurious 
tract (beg. “Si plene vis assequi”) printed in the appendix to 
St. Bernard’s works (Migne, Pair. Lai. clxxxiv. coll. 1173, 1174). 
There are at least two other English versions of this tract: one by 
Richard Whitford of Syou, printed by Wynkyn de Word©, A goodly 
treatyse and it is called a notable lesson otherwyse it is called the golden 
pystle (reprinted by Wyer, 1531, etc.), the other printed by Thomas 
Godfray with St. Bridget’s Revelations. Beg. “ My ffrende yf ye 
will come perfitely to tho thynges,” and ends “ that he of my syns 
will have mercyo. Amen. Jesu mercy, lady helpe,” with mono¬ 
gram I.S. f. 95 b. 

4. “ Here es a vision schowed be the goodenes of god to a deuoute 
woman and hir name es Julyan that is recluse atto Norwyche and 
3 itt ys on lyfo anno domini millesimo ccccxiii 0 ,” etc.: tho text is 
doubtless abridged, but is much older and better than that 
printed by Hugh Paulin (or Serenus) Cressy, Sixteen Revelations of 
Divine Love, 1670 (reprinted 1843), that (Sloane MS. 2499) used 
by Henry Collins, Mediaeval Library of Mystical and Ascetical 
Works, 1877, or Sloane MS. 3705. Beg. “ I desyrede thre graces be 
the gyfte of god,” and ends “ and to oure euen cristen. Amen. 
Explicit Juliane do Norwycb.” f. 97. 

5. “ A trottesse tho whiche is called tho trettesse of perfeccion off tho 
Sonnys of God,” anonymous translation into English from tho Latin 
version (by Willem Jordaens?) of the Flemish mystical tract Dat 
Hantvinghorlijn oft van den Blickenden Stecne of Jan van 
Ruusbroec, al. Ruysbroeck, prior of the Augustinian Monastery of 
Groenendael near Brussels. The Flemish is published by the 
Maetschappy der Vlaemsche Bibliophilen, 1868, 3® Ser. no. 12, p. 195; 
also a Gelders version by A. von Arnswaldt, Tier Schriften von 
Johann Ruysbroeck (Hanover, 1848), p. 169. In the Latin para¬ 
phrase by Laurentius Surius, Opera Joannis Rusbrochii (Cologne, 
1549, etc.) the title is De calculo sive de perfectione filiorum dei. 
Of. also W. de Yreese, De Uandschriften van J. van Ruusbroecs 
Werken (Ghent, 1900-1902). Preface beg. “In the name off the 

blissed Triuite.I intende to transpose for myneowne lernynge 

a trottesse from Latyn into Englvsch compiled bi dan John 
Rusbiokc ”; and text, “ Who so euer will lyffe in tho most© 

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perfytt state.” Ends “ and ouer to praye for bo writer, wliilke 
graunt Iesus. Amen. Explicit the tretyso of perfeccioun off the 
Bonnes of god conteynynge *xvi* chapitures to man sawle ryghte 
behofulle and necessary. Jesu mercy. Deo gracias.” f. 115. 

6. Portions of Richard Rolle’s Forma vivendi and Ego dormio, but 
differently arranged from the text printed by Horstmann, Richard 
Rolle and his Followers, \ ol. i., viz. (a) “ De triplici genere amoris 
spiritualis,” an abridgement of Forma vivendi, ch. viii.—x., pp. 31- 
45. Beg. “ The fyrste degre of loue is called Insuperabile,” and 
ends “as I was in saule.” f. 130b;—(b) “Incipit tractatus de 
diligendo deo,” consisting of ch. vii. (pp. 29, 30) of Forma vivendi, 
followed by an abridgement of Ego dormio, pp. 50-01. Beg. 
“ Amove langueo: thyr two wordes are writtene in the boko of luf,” 
and ends “ botte ay bo in thy louynge. Amen. The fyrste 
degree of luf is Insuperabill the socounde Inseperabill, the thyrde 
Synguler.” f. 132. 

7. “ Formula compendiosa rite spiritualis ” : part of ch. iv. of the 
English abridged version of the Horologium Sapientiao (in the 
Latin lib. ii. cap. iii.), which is itself translated from the German 
of St. Amandus (Henricus de Suso, Heinrich von Berg). The 
dialect is different from the text printed by Horstmann in Anglia, 
x. p. 353, cf. also Add. MS. 37049, f. 43b. Beg. “In thefelaschippo 
of sayntis, whilke as bo morne stemo schone,” and ends “ principles 
of gostely hele. Deo gracias.” f. 135 b. 

8. 1*6 myrroure of syraple saules ” : English version of an unidentified 
French mystical wurk of some length, mainly in the form of a 
dialogue between Reason and Love. The translator in his preface 
gives the initials of his name and surname, M. N., which he uses 
to mark the beginning and end of his own insertions in tho text, 
and states that he made the translation long before and has now 
revised it. In the author’s preface three persons are mentioned 
as having seen tho work, a friar minor, “frere Johan of Quorayum,” 
a Cistercian, “daun Fianke, chauutour of the abbay of Yiliors 
[Villers, dioc. Liege],” and a doctor of divinity, “ maister Godfrey 
of Fountayncs.” The last is possibly Godefroi do Fontaines, 
chancellor of Paris in 1280. Translator’s preface beg. “ This boko 
the which is called the myrroure of symple saules”; author’s 
prefaco, “ I creature made of the makere hi me that the makero 
haso made”; and text “O soule touched of god dissouered of 
synne.” The text concludes with a songe which begins and ends 
“Therfore his i3e behaldes me ; bat he loues noon mare than mo.” 
Colophon, “ Here eudeth tho Boke that Loue calles the myrroure of 
Symple Saules. 

Who that this booke wille vndirstande 

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That is god in Trinite. 

Iesu mercy and grace 

Marie praye for us. En dieu desormes. M.N. 

Si 3 he and sorowe deepelie 
Morne and wepe yn ward lie 
Pray and thonke deuoutly 
Louo and longe contynuely.” 

Followed by a prayer to the Trinity ending “ magnifie euerlastingly 
withouten ende. Amen. Jesu merci. Amen.” f. 137. 

9. “ Sequitur hie quedam introductiua ad contemplacionem extracta 
ex diuersisdeuotis tractatibnset precipue ex libro soliloquiorum beati 
Augustini episcopi. Capitulum quadragesimum octauum”: possibly 
a chapter from some large treatise. In Latin. It includes the 
greater part of cli. xxxi.-xxxvii. of the spurious Liber soliloquiorum 
animae ad demn in vol. vi. of St. Augustine’s works (Migno, Patr. 
Lat. xl. coll. 888-898), extracts from St. Bernard, etc. Beg. “ Qui 
diuinitatem domini nostri Iesu Christi,” and ends “ donee intrem 
in gaudium domini mei, qui est trinus et unus deus benedictus in 
secula seculorum. Amen.” f. 226. 

10 . “Via [sic] ad contemplacionem capiat qui potest capere quia 
gracia est ductrix,” etc.: an extract in English on three ways of 
contemplation (purgative, illuminative and unitive). Beg. “ There¬ 
fore euere new discipull ascende to the perfeccioun of this scyence,” 
and ends “ Jjou hase woundyd my herte in on of thyne eyne.” 
f. 234. 

11 . Short extract, beg. “Labure hastely for the tyme is schorte,” 
and ending “ more compissioun of a synnere than a synnere can 
haue of hym selfe, etc.” f. 236. 

12. Brief note on the visions of St. Bridget. Imperfect by the cutting 
out of f. 237. Beg. “ God almyghty appered to Seynte Bryde 
sayinge to hyr on this wyse, Doughter, he sayde, be meke.” 
f. 236 b. 

On the flyleaf (f. 238) is a rough pencil-drawing of the Virgin and 

Vellum ; if. ii. -f 238. 10J in. x 6j in. Middle of xv. cent. On 

if. 96 b, 226 is possibly a scribe’s monogram I.S. Sec. fol. “sais 
Oculi.” Initials in blue (thickly laid on) flourished in red. On 
f. 1 is a 16th cent, owner’s name “ Vincit Winge his Booke.” 
Bookplates of arms of William Constable, F.R.S., of Burton 
Constable, co. York (d. 1791) and Lord Amherst. Burton Constable 
sale-cat. 1889, lot 148; Amherst sale-cat. lot 813. 

37791. Customs, etc., of the city of London and of the borough of 
Bishop’s Lynn, now King’s Lynn, co. Norfolk. The first part of 

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the MS., a copy, in one hand of tho first half of the 14th cent., 
of ordinances, etc., relating to London tempp. Hen. III.-Edw. II., 
was probably made for the burgesses of Lynn, who enjoyed by 
charter of John ( Rotuli Chartarum , p. 138) tho same franchises as 
Oxford, and therefore as London. The Lynn additions are of 
various dates, 1340-1406. Contents: 

1 . Two ordinances contained in the London Liber Custumarum, 
(Riley, Munimenta Gildhallae , Rolls Sories, 1860, p. 89), viz. (a) 
“ Placita terre tenta in liustengis London die lune ” (etc., 22 Nov. 
1277), an order touching litigants’ default. Printed by Riloy, op. 
cit ., Liber Albus, p. 403. f. 3;—(b) “ Ordinacio de rotulis 
vicecomitum, de intrusionibus,” 13 Nov. 1304. Printed ibid. 
p. 404. f. 3. 

2 . Ordinances contained in the Liber Albus, capp. lxiv.-lxix., viz. (a) 
“Communia placita tenta die lune” (etc., 10 Mar. 1259), an order 
touching distress (ibid. p. 119). f. 3;—(b) “Item de probationo 
testamentorum ” (ibid. p. 120). f. 3 b;—(c) De sequestrations, 
28 Aug. 1305 (ibid. p. 120). f. 3 b;—(d) De clauibus de Neugate, 
5 Oct. 1305 (ibid. p. 121). f. 3 b. 

3. “ Ordinatio pro hominibus do Almantiia quietis apud Bissopes- 
gato de ii. s. vi. d.,” same date: cf. Liber Custumarum (Riley, 
p. 112). f. 4. 

4. “ Ordinacio renouata pro cordewanariis,” 26 Aug. 1303: cf. Liber 
Custumarum (Riley, p. 83). In French. Followed here by an 
old Latin ordinance of the Cordwainers, “ De ordinacione prima 
cordewanariorum et retro est alia ordinacio eorum,”of 56 Hen. III., 
which is contained in Liber Horn (see Ditohfield, City Companies , 
p. 234), but is not in Riley’s work. f. 4. 

5. “Ordinacio de statera ut remaneat in equali” : lotter of Edward I. 
to the mayor and sheriffs of London, reciting their refusal to obey 
his ordinance for the Beam, and insisting on obedience; Staines, 
16 Nov. 1305 (see Sharpe, Letter-Book C, p. 129). f. 6 b. 

6 . “ Ordinacio de iurainento recordatoris in officio suo,” 27 Jan. 1304: 
oath of John do Wengrave (Letter-Book C , p. 132). f. 7. 

7. Ordinance against forestalling poultry [1273—1274]: cf. Liber 
Custumarum (Riley, p. 82, paragraph i.). f. 7 b. 

8 . “Ordinacio do vendicione piscium ” [same date* 1 (ibid., Riley, 
pp. 117-118). Ends “ domini regis existat.” f. 7 b. 

9. “Preceptum factum pisconariis de vioo pontis Londonearum, etc. 
prostautibus ad stalla etc.,” 27 Jan. 1306 (ibid. p. 120). f. 8. 

10 . Return of the mayor and sheriffs to Edward I.’s writ [7 Dec.] 
1306 for observance of tho Statute of Winchester (ibid. p. 158 ) 
f. 8. 

11 . “Articuli fustariorum ”: articles of tho Joiners and Saddlers, 
7 Oct. 1308 (ibid. p. 80). French, f. 8 b. 

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12 . “ Ordinacio facta de modo ponderandi per balanciam anno regni 
regie Edwardi filii regie Edwardi tercio ” [1309-1310]: cf. Letter- 
Book D , p. 209. f. 9. 

13. Condemnation of Godefridue do Loueine, a dyer, 17 Doc. 1310 
(ibid. p. 239). f. 9 b. 

14. Injunction to Ilenry le Tournour and othere, turners of measures, 
19 Dec. 1310 (ibid. p. 240). Translation in Riley’s Memorials of 
London (1868), p. 78; cf. also Riley’s Libor Albus, appendix ii. 
pp. 431—432, where this and the preceding article are printed from 
the Liber Memoraudorum. f. 10. 

15. “Ordinacio de vendicione vinorum tempore Richeri de Refham 
maioris London”: writ of Edw. II., 15 Jan. 1311 (ibid. p. 249, 
Riley, Memorials, p. 81). French, f. 10. 

16. “ Juramentum meguceri London”: oath of Whitetawyers, 18 
May 1311 (ibid. p. 258, Riley, Memorials, p. 85). f. 11. 

17. “ Premunicio facta mercatoribus alienigenis,” etc., 18 Apr. 1312 
(ibid. p. 282). f. 11 b. 

18. “Peticiones communitatis facte maiori et aldermaunis concosse et 
ordinate,” 22 Mar. 1312 (ibid. p. 283). f. lib. 

19. “Ordinacio de clericis et soruientibus ciuitatis,” 4 June 1310 
(ibid. p. 284). f. 12. 

20 . “ Ordinacio super assessione et collecciono tallagiorum in ciuitate 
no quis alibi taxetur quam in warda ubi manet,” 29 Mar. 1311 
(ibid. p. 285). f. 12 b. 

21 . “ Peticio exlxibita maiori et aldermannis per communitatom 
ciuitatis,” 1 Dec. 1312 (Letter-Book E , p. 12). f. 13 b. 

22. “ Ordinacio facta coram Stephano de Abindon maiore,” concerning 
corn [1315-1316] (ibid. p. 56). French, f. 14. 

23. “Querela poltariorum ciuitatis,” 1 Mar. 1316 (ibid. p. 67, Riley, 
Memorials , p. 118). French, f. 15. 

24. “Ordinacio piperiorum do Sopereslane,” 5 May 1316 (ibid. p. 67, 
Memorials, p. 120). French, f. 15 b. 

25. “ Sacramentum vicecomitis London,” not quite identical with the 
text of Liber Albus, p. 306, or Letter-Book D, p. 11. Another copy 
is in Liber Ordinationum. French, f. 16. 

26. “ De trona ciuitatis emendenda,” 1 Feb. 1313 (Letter-Book E, 
p. 19). f. 16 b. 

27. “ Quid sit agendum si summoniti... .non venerunt,” 24 Oct. 1321 
(ibid. p. 147). f. 17. 

28. “ Quomodo ciuos London se habebunt versus dominum rcgem et 
eius consilium cum placitum teneatur in turre Londonearum ” 
(Liber Albus, pp. 51-60, also in Liber Custumarum). f. 17. 

29. “Ceaux sount les establissementz le Roy Edward [II.] quant il 
prist la fraunchiso cn sa mein et sunt les vns vses en temps quant 
il ad sa frauncliise,” apparently the text of the Liber Custumarum 

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(Riley, p. 502, cf. also Cotton MS. Nero A. vi., f. 71) rather than 
that of Liber Albus, p. 280, etc. French, f. 21. 

30. “ Ista sunt antiqua statuta piscenariorum Londoniarum ” (Lib. 
Cust. p. 501, Lib. Albus , pp. 373—377, cf. Nero A. vi., f. 118.). f. 30, 

31. “ Ceaux sunt noueles articles des poissoners de Loundres auaunt- 
distz” (Lib. Albus, pp. 377-384, cf. Nero A. vi., f. 120 b, whore the 
first three paragraphs are placed separately at the end). French. 
f. 31 b. 

32. Ordinances concerning fishing-nets, beg. “ Ceo ost lo ordeine- 
ment qe les bones gentz do la poissounrio ount ordeine ” (Lib. Cust. 
pp. 116-117, cf. Nero A. vi., f. 124). f. 34. 

33. “ Ceaux sount les duwes de toute la citee qo les vicomtes ot ses 
bailifs prendrount”: a tariff substantially agreeing with Lib. 
Albus, pp. 230-233 (variants of the Liber Cnstumarum are there 
printed), but with differences. In the case of the scavage on alum 
alternative rates are given as from rolls of Nicholas de Farndon 
(sheriff in 1307) and Hugo de Waltham (common clerk in 1311) 
respectively. French, f. 34 b. 

34. “ Ceaux sount les custumes de Smethefeld,” followed, without 
titles, by those of Bridge Street, Billingsgate, tronage, Wool- 
chtirchhaw, Graschurch, pesago and prisage on wines, agreeing 
generally with Liber Albus, pp. 233-238, 245-248. Nero A. vi. has 
them in another order, ff. 120—132. French. The whole concludes 
with a note that no mention is made here of la riue la reyne 
(Queenhithe) because tho city holds it in farm of the county of 
Cornwall, f. 36. 

After tho Explicit of art. 34 the Lynn entries begin in hands of 
Edw. III.’s reign. 

35. “ Libertas in ciuitate Londoniarum ”: memorandum that on 
Friday before S. Ambrose, 14 Edw. III. [31 Mar. 1340] Thomas de 
Melchebum and other burgesses of Lenne [Lynn] came before 
Andrew Aubry, mayor, and tho aldermen of London and producing 
the king’s writ of 28 Jan. 1340 successfully claimed immunity 
from murage, as granted them by Edw. II. (16 May 1313, Cal. 
Charter Rolls, iii. p. 217), and that the writ is on the file of tho 
year and entered “ in rubeo libro memorandorum folio xxxi 0 anno 
xiv° predicto.” This last reference is to Letter-Book F (see Sharpe, 
p. 44). f. 38 b. 

36. “ Breue mittendum bu[r]gensibus Oxonie pro iudicio habendo 
copy of writ for inspection by burgesses of Lynn of Oxford customs, 
dat. Kenilworth, 4 Jan. 17 Edw. [II., 1324]. f. 39. 

37. Pleas, 14-16 Edw. III., in which the liberties of tho borough 
were claimed, f. 39. 

38. Copy of letter of the mayor and bailiffs of Oxford in answer to 
questions put by tho mayor and bailiffs of Lynn concerning enrol- 

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ment of deeds, fees of the mayor’s court, law relating to fines, etc.; 
26 June, 14 Edw. III. [1340]. French, f. 44. 

39. “ Les estatutz fait pur amendement do la comune ”: ordinances 
for the borough chamberlains, etc., made at Lynn, Friday after 
Michaelmas, 16 Edw. III. [4 Oct. 1342]. French, f. 44 b. 

40. Further pleas, as in art. 37, 16-19 Edw. III. f. 46. 

41. “Assay des vine ” ; an extract from the statuto 4 Edw. III., 
cap. 12. French, f. 47 b. 

42. “ Ceaux sount les estatutz et ordinaunces fai'ctz par] comoun 

assent de totes les burgeis de la ville de Lenn,” Friday after 

the Exaltation of the Cross, 32 Edw. III. [21 Sept. 1358]. 

Several articles are cancelled as after wards repealed. French. 

f. 48 b. 

43. Presentment of a jury concerning escheats due to the king [in 
Lynn] on the death of the bishop of Norwich, n.d. A fragment 
in a late 13th cent, hand stitched into the book. f. 49. 

44. “ Ordinaunce sour la eleccioun fairo du mairo et daltres officers ” 


altering the day of election from Michaelmas to the Friday next 
after 28 Aug. Cancelled. French, f. 50. 

45. Regulations for providing blessed bread and candles for the 
borough, Friday before St. Gregory, 39 Edw. III. [7 Mar. 1365]. 
French, f. 50 b. 

46. Oaths of the electors of the mayor of Lynn, and of the mayor, 
chamberlain, twenty-four men, taxors and freemen. French. 
f. 51. 

47 . Compositions between the borough and the bishop of Norwich 
respecting the mayoralty and concerning the franchises; Mond. 
after St. Tiburcius [16 Apr. or 13 Aug.?], 1352. f. 51 b. 

48. Charters of John de Grey, Bishop of Norwich, 24 Mar. 1204, and 
of the chapter of Norwich, 27 Apr. 1343, granting liberties to the 
borough, f. 53 b. 

49. Extract of court-roll of the Honour of Clare recording entry by 
Robert de Brunham [Mayor] and his fellows to a messuage in South 
Lynn, 11 Oct. 8 Hen. IV. [1406]. f. 54. 

50. Charters of Richard II., 20 Aug. and (extract) 1 Aug. 1378, 
granting liberties in England to the mayor, etc., of Bayeux. 
f. 55. 

51. Another composition between the borough of Lynn and the 
bishop of Norwich respecting franchises; Norwich, 6 Oct. 1309. 
On smaller vellum, in a late 14th cent. hand. f. 56. 

On flyleaves are memoranda (a) of a surplus on levies by the 
bailiffs, etc., of Lynn for fitting out ships for the king to cross to 
foreign parts, a" 14 [Edw. III., 1340]. f. 1 b:—(b) that John de 
Swerdeston, alderman of the gild of Holy Trinity, delivered to 
Thomas Drcwe, mayor, and the chamberlains, a charter of Sir 

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ADDITIONAL MSS., 37792-37802. 


Thomas Howard and confirmation by tlio bishop, etc., relating to 
the common quay, 21 July, 1346. f. 2 ;—(c) of a payment due by 
the borough to the king on vacancy of the see of Norwich for the 
site of a mill, “in magno rotulo de anno vii mo ” [Hen. VI.], 1428-9. 
f. 54 b. 

Vellum (except f. i); ff. i 4* 39. 11 in. x in. (ff. 56-59, 

9J in. x 6 in.), xiv. cent, (except art. 49). Original binding of 
boards covered with red skin. Belonged to Thomas Martin of 
Palgrave, in whoso hand are notes on f. i; catalogue of his library, 
1772, p. 171, no. 86 , and sale-cat. by Booth and Berry, 1773, 
no. 4608. 

37792 Drawings in water-colours of abbeys, etc., by John Buckler, 
F.S.A., viz.:— 

1 . Lacock Abbey, co. Wilts, (a) south-east view, 1808. f. 1 ;— 
(b) the quadrangle, 1808. f. 2 ;—(c) interior view of tho cloisters 
looking east, from a sketch by J. Carter, 1823. f. 3;—(d) ground 
plan, 1823, from a sketch by J. Carter, 1807. f. 4. 

2 . Malmesbury Abbey, co. Wilts; 1808. f. 5. 

3. Fountains Abbey, co. York ; 1809. f. 6 . 

4. Ancient mansion at South Potherton, co. Som.; 1834. f. 7. 

5. West Firlo church, co. Suss.; 1821. f. 8 . 

At the end are two letters to John Gage from (a) John Britton, 
acknowledging the loan of the Lacock Abbey drawings, 24 Aug. 
1831. f. 9 ;—(b) John Chessell Buckler [1834]. f. 10 . 

Paper; ff. 10 . Large folio. For the main collection of Buckler 
Drawings, see Add. MSS. 36356-36443, 36979, 36980, 37120- 

37793-37802. “ Time-Books,” of Thomas Rickman, architect, author 
of An Attempt to discriminate the Styles of Architecture in England , 
1817 (7th ed. 1881), including rough sketches and descriptions of 
churches and other buildings, etc.; 1821-1837. Forty-five volumes 
(vol. xiv. missing), now bound in ten. Paper. Small octavo. 
Vol. II. in particular contains notes on English churches, and 
Vols. VIII., IX. notes on French churches. The dates of the 
separate volumos are:— 

37793. Vol. I. (ff. 232). 27 Oct. 1821- 
16 Jan. 1823. 

37794. Vol. II. (ff. 236). 17 Jau. 1823- 

27 Dec. 1823. 

37795. Vol. III. (ff. 233). 10 Jan. 1824- 
27 Jan. 1825. 

37796. Vol. IV. (ff. 247). 24 Jan. 1825- 
BO June, 1826. 

37797. Vol. V. (ff. 254). 12 July, 1826- 
31 July, 1828. 

37798. Vol. VI. (ff. 255). 1 Aug. 1828- 
18 Feb. 1830. 

37799. Vol. VII. (ff. 280). 15 Feb. 

1830- 16 July, 1831. 

37800. Vol. VIII. (ff. 288). 18 July, 

1831- 26 Aug. 1832. 

37801. Vol. IX. (ff. 292). 11 Aug. 1832- 
23 Nov. 1833. 

37802. Vol. X. (ff. 291). 25 Nov. 1833- 
4 Dec. 1837. 

Presented by Thomas Miller Hickman , Esq.., F.S.A., son of T. Hickman. 
mss.— 1909. M 

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37803. Drawings (100) in sepia, of churches and details, etc., by tho 
above Thomas Hickman; 1802-1812. Tho names of places are 
given in the Index. 

Paper; ff. 100. Folio. Presented by the same. 

37804-37807. “ Hist tori a de Gill Bins de Santillana ” : an anonymous 
Spanish translation, apparently earlier than that of J. F. de Isla 
(1st ed. Madrid, 1787), and without any indication as to its author¬ 
ship. In P. F. Monlau’s introduction to Is’a’s works in vol. xv. 
(1850) of Aribau’s Biblioteca de Autores Espanoles reference is made 
to an unpublished translation made by Antonio Puigblanch, but 
this was never finished and is in any case much too late to be the 
present version. Four volumes. 

Paper; if. 242, 219, 279, 268. Small quarto, xvm. cent. The 
latter part of Vol. IV. is injured by damp. Presented by Francis 
J. Payne , Esq. 

37808. Papers of the Feake family relating to the manors of Henhara 
and Sheering, co. Essex; 1 Apr. 1674-28 Dec. 1737. At ff. 2-5 is 
an abstract of deeds relating to the Maidenhead Inn, etc., in Godstone, 
co. Surrey, 27 Jan. 165^-14 Oct. 1714. 

Taper; ff. 38. xvm. cent. Folio. Presented, with Add. Cli. 55175- 
55194, by J. L. Glasscock , Esq. 

37809-37814. Collections from records concerning tho family of 
Bullen, etc., by Mark Whittingham Bullen (d. 1909). Six volumes, 
xix.-xx. centt. Folio and quarto. Presented by Mrs. M. W. Bullen. 

. Tho contents are :— 

37809. Bullen Collections. Vol. I. (ff. 118). Extracts from 
records, arranged under counties chronologically. 

37810. Bullen Collections. Vol. II. (ff. 128). Extracts (a) 
from wills, arranged under counties chronologically, f. 1 ;— 
(b) from Chancery proceedings, similarly arranged, f. 103. 

37811. Bullen Collections. Vol. III. (ff. 242). Further extracts 
from records, arranged under counties chronologically. 

37812. Bullen Collections. Yol. IV. (ff. 152). Notes from 
records relating to tho surnames of Bullen (f. 2), Sharpe 
(f. 104), Cundall (ff. 100, 132), Forlow (f. 137), and Lindsay 
(f. 143); with an index to persons and placos in the extracts 
concerning Bullen (ff. 95-99 b). 

37813. Bullen Collections. Vol. V. (ff. 31). Miscellaneous 
extracts relating to the family of Bullen in co. Suffolk. 

37814. Bullen Collections. Vol. VI. (ff. 64). Pedigreo and 
evidences of the family of Escombe of Weeke St. Lawrenco 
(Wick), co. Somerset. 

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37815. “ Localization and dating of MSS. ”: lectures delivered at 
Cambridge, May, 1909, by Falconer Madan, Sandavs Header in 
Bibliography. A type-written copy. 

Paper; If. 75. Quarto. Presented by the author in accordance icith 
the terms of the Readership. 

37816-37823. Registers of official letters, etc., passing through the 
hands of Sir Edward Nicholas, as secretary for the business of the 
Cinque Ports to Edward Zouche, Baron Zouche (1619-1624), and 
George Villicrs, Duke of Buckingham (1624-1627), successively 
Lord Wardens, as Secretary for the Admiralty to the Duke, Lord 
High Admiral (1624—1627), and as Secretary of State and Privy 
Councillor. Eight volumes. Paper. Small folio. Supplementary 
to the Nicholas Papers in Egerton MSS. 2533-2562, and purchased 
at Sotheby’s auction-rooms, 10 Juno, 1909 (lots 428-434, 436). 
After the death of William Nicholas, grandson of Sir Edward, in 
1749, the entire collection passed with his estate of West Horsley, 
co. Surrey, to the family of Weston (see The Nicholas Papers , 
ed. G. F. Warner, Camden Soc., vol. i., 1886, p. 1). 

37816, 37817. Nicholas Papers (Series II.). Yols. I., II. (ff. 192, 
163). “ A Register of the warrants, letters, orders and actes 

doune by the I{‘ ho 1 ’ 10 Geo[rge Yilliers], D’uke] of Buckingham, 
lorde higlie Admirall of England, concerning his office of Ad- 
mirall,” etc.; 1624—1627. Vol. I., Dec. 1624-10 Jan. 162£. 
Vol. II., 6 Jan. 162^-21 Deo. 1627. The title, marginal notes 
and somo transcripts of letters in Vol. I. are in the hand of 
Sir E. Nicholas. Vol. I. contains also tables of conduct money 
for seamen to Chatham from ports named (ff. 5, 6), a table of 
the mileage for “ The ordinary way from Chatham westwards 
along the sea coast for presting of marriners,” etc. (f. 6 b), and 
tables of the establishments and wages of ships’ companies in 
harbour and at sea (ff. 6 b, S). Vol. II. is mutilated at the 
beginning and end. 

37818. Nicholas Papers (Series II.). Vol. III. (ff. 174). “Tho 
true Coppies or Substance of all such lottois, warrants, licences, 
aunsweares of peticions, orders, and examinacions as hauo bene 
written, graunted, made or taken by the Right IIo bl# Edward 
[Zouche], Lord Zouch, Lord Warden of tho Cinque Ports, 
etc., and haue passed thorough my handes euer since the Sixe 
and twentith day of January, A° Dni. 1618[9], which was the 
tirst day I came to serue my Lord as his Secretarye [to 3 Dec. 
1624]: Edw. Nicholas.” Mostly drafts in the hand of Sir E. 
Nicholas. Preceded (f. 5) by “ a coppy of my lordes paftonte 
of lo. Warden,” 20 July, 1615. At tho end (ff. 170-174) aro 

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accompts for scaling documents, 24 July, 1617-26 Jan. 

37819. Nicholas Tapers (Series II.). Vol. IV. (ff. 62). Similar 
copies of letters, warrants, etc., of George Villiers, Duke of 
Buckingham, as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports; 9 Dec. 
1624-19 Dec. 1627. Only a few notes and copies are in the 
hand of Sir E. Nicholas. 

37820. Nicholas Papers (Series II.). Vol. V. (ff. 179). Original 
Minutes of the Privy Council, 9 Aug. 1661-3 April, 1667, 
with the names of the members prosent at each meeting. 
Formiug part of the same series as, and filling up gaps in, 
Stowe MS. 489. In the hands of three Clerks of the Council, 
Sir Edward Walker, Sir John Nicholas (sou of Sir Edward), 
and Sir liichard Browne. On ff. 65—68 b is a list of members 
of “ Committees appointed by tho Couucell Board,” 8 Aug. 
1660-31 Oct. 1662. 

37821. Nicholas Papers (Series II.). Vol. VI. (ff. 64). Register 
of petitions addressed to the King, with terms of reference in 
answer; 23 Oct. 1661-13 Oct. 1662. 

37822. Nicholas Papers (Series II.). Vol. VII. (ff. 22). “A 
List of all the Officers in Commission in his Maiesties pay 
and Entertainment, as well of those that are Regimented 
as of those in Garrisons in England, etc., except such as 
apperteine to tho Cinque Ports who are not in charge with 
tho Comissary Generali in tho Muster, 1661.” Followed 
(f. 8) by copies of military commissions from tho King, 
6 Sept. 1661-13 Oct. 1662* 

37823. Nicholas Papers (Series II.). Vol. VIII. (ff. 83). Register 
of royal warrants, letters, instructions, etc., addressed to 
[James Butler], Duke of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant., and other 
officials in Ireland; 24 Oct. 1661-13 Oct. 1662. In two 
series, (a) 24 Oct. 1661-7 Oct. 1662 (f. 1); and (b) 22 June, 

1662-13 Oct. 1662 (f. 46). For a similar register of Irish 

warrants, signed by Sir E. Nicholas and others, but differing 
in contents, see Add. MS. 11312. 

37824. Correspondence of William Maskell, M.A., vicar of St. Mary 
Church near Torquay [1847—1850], domestic chaplain to the 
Bishop of Exeter, etc., chiefly in connexion with the protost of 
the local clergy to the Bishop, against Maskell's visitation sermon 

at Totnes in 1848, tho Gorham Case in the same year, his secession 

to tho Church of Romo in 1850, tho Vatican Council and the 

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Decree of Tapal Infallibility, etc.; 1840-1885. Many drafts or 
copies of W. Maskell’s own letters are included. 

The writers are:— 

1. E[dward Denison, Bishop of] Salis¬ 
bury ; 19 Aug. 184C. f. 1. 

2. H[enry Phillpotts, Bishop of] Exeter; 
26 Aug. 1846-27 Apr. 1850. ff. 3, 10, 

25. 51, 54, 76, 80, 85, 87, 92, 98, 129, 
133, 176, 177, 197, 204, 206, 215. 

3. C[hnrlcs] J[ames Blomlield, Bishop 
of] London; 9 Nov. 1846, 19 Jau. 
1848. ff. 5, 9. 

4. Ed[ward Feild, Bishop of] New¬ 
foundland ; 5 Dec. 1846. f. 6. 

5. W[illiam] E[wart] Gladstone; 23 
Mar. 1847-23 July. 1850. ff. 7, 11, 
63, 122, 178, 185, 195, 253. 

6. Ed[ward] J[ames] Phipps, rector of 
Devizes; 4 Sept. 1848. f. 21. 

7. J[ames] D[uke] Coleridge, Preben¬ 
dary of Exeter, to the Bishop of 
Exeter, with the latter’s reply; 16, 20 
Oct. 1848. Copie*, ff. 27, 34. 

8. Rev. Philip Carlyon to the Bishop of 
Exeter; 19 Oct 1848. Copy. f. 31. 

9. Robert H[enry] Fortcscue, curate of 
Bigbury, to tho Bishop of Exeter, 
with reply; 24, 26 Oct. 1848. Copies. 
ff. 55, 59. 

10. John Hatchard, vicar of St. An¬ 
drew’s, Plymouth, to the Bishop, en¬ 
closing letter signed by 19 clergy of 
Plymouth and neighbourhood, with 
tho Bishop’s reply; 18 Nov. 1848. 
ff. 82-84. 

11. J[ohn] B[ird] Sumner, Archbishop 
of Canterbury: 27 Dec. [1848]-27 
Apr. [1850], The last two letters ore 
printed in Correspondence of the Arch¬ 
bishop of Canterbury ... with the Rev. 
W. Masked, 1850. ff. 91, 208, 216. 

12. John Yongo, rector of Newton 
Ferrars, enclosing copy of his letter 
to the Bishop; 17 Jan. 1849. f. 95. 

13. John Henry Newman, D.D., 
Cardinal in 1879; 30 Dec. 1849-31 
Dec. 1884. ff. 102, 107, 112, 182, 181, 
247, 250, 251, 258, 260-263, 291, 292, 
347, 349-352, 387. 

14. Rob[ert] I[saac] Wilbcrforce, vicar 
of Burton Agnes; 13-22 Feb. 1850. 
ff. 114, 118, 120. 

15. H[enry] Efdward] Manuing, Arch¬ 
bishop of Westminster 1865, and Car¬ 
dinal 1875; 21 Feb. 1850-10 Apr. 
1872. ff. 116, 154, 170, 348. 

16. Rev. W[illiam] Dodsworth; 26 Fcb - 
17 Oct. 1850. ff. 126, 230, 231, 265- 
268, 277, 283. 

17. T[homas] W[illiam] Allies, rector of 
Taunton; 1 Mar.-20 Nov. 1850. ff. 
146, 224, 233, 257, 259, 274, 287, 300. 

18. Sir J[ohn] Tfaylor] Coleridge, 
Justice of the King’s Bench ; 4 Mar.- 

9 Apr. 1850. ff. 149, 150, 155, 189. 

19. E[dward] Bfouverie] Pusey, D.D.; 
[Mar.-15 Oct. 1850]. ff 162, 248, 
270, 275. 

20. Q. Denison [? George Anthony 
Denison, vicar of East Brent]; 12 
Mar. 1850. f. 173. 

21. E[dward] II[all] Alderson, Baron of 
tho Exchequer, (a) to Rev. W. Dods¬ 
worth; [April], 1850. f. 187 ;—(b) to 
W. Msskell; 5 June, 1850. f. 234. 

22. W[illiam] Pickeriug, publisher; 

10 Apr. 1850. f. 193. 

23. Dr. Pusey to Rev. T. W. Allies, 
[May, 1850]. • Copies, ff. 218, 225. 

24. Rev. Harry Grey; Babbicombo, 22 
May, 1850. f. 227. 

25. Rev. William Upton Richards; 5, 7 
Nov. 1850. ff. 294, 298. 

26. J[ohn] D[uke] Coleridge [cr. Baron 
Coleridge 1874]; 2 Aug. 1869. t. 303. 

27. J[aracs] Way land Joyce, rector of 
Burford; 4 Aug. 1869. f. 304. 

28. W[illiam] G[eorge] Ward; 8 Aug.- 
9 Oct. 1869. ff. 307, 314, 318. 

29. W[illiam] Bernard] Ullnthorne, 
R. C. Bishop of Birmingham, (a) to 
Sister F[rances] Raphael [_*c. Augusta 
Theodosia Drane]; 30 Sept. I860, 
f. 308;—(b) to W. Maskell; 27 Aug. 
1870. f. 328. 

30. George Dfecimus Joseph] Davis, 
O.S.B.; 21 Sept 1869. f. 312. 

31. [Hon.] William Clifford, R.C. Bishop 
of Clifton; 18 Aug., 6 Sept. 1870. 
ff. 320, 332. 

32. Wfilliaui] Vaughan, R. C. Bishop of 

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Plymouth; 2G Aug., 11 Sept. 1870. 
ff. 324, 334. 

33. Rev. Wfilliam] A. JoLubou, secretary 
to Archbishop Manning; 2 Sept. 1870. 
f. 330. 

34. Charles Meynell, D.D, Vice-Presi¬ 
dent of St. Mary’B College, Oscott; 17 
Sept. 1870. f. 336. 

Papor; ff. 391. Folio. 

35. Herbert Vaughan, D.D.; 27 Sopt. 
1870. f. 340. 

36. E[dward] Walford; Hampstead, 20 
Oct. 1871. f. 345. 

37. Edward [White Benson, Arch¬ 
bishop of] Canterbury; 15 May, 1885. 
f. 389. 

37825. “Review of Gould’s Lifo of Hawkor”: a collection of 
papers and letters, relating mainly to memoirs of Rev. Robert 
Stephen Ilawker, vicar of Morwonstow, c<>. Cornwall (d. 1875), 
especially that by Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould, then rector of East 
Mersea, and to reviews of the same by William Maskell in tho 
Athenaeum , 21 Mar., 17 June, 1876. At f. 3 is a photograph of the 
Rev. Ii. S. Hawkor, and interspersed aro some original letters of 
Hawker, J. H. Newman and a few others (1855-1876), who>o 
names aro included in tho Index. 

Paper; ff. 90. Quarto. 

37826. “An Account of Shipwraks on tho north coast of Cornwall 
in the Bristol Channel,” since 1756, by John Bray, “88 years of 
ago,” written, in 1832, at the request of Rev. R. S. Hawker, vicar 
of Morwenstow. Followed by (a) “Appendix. No. 1. A List of 
Vessels wrecked at Bmlo or near Budc, since 1823,” by William 
Maskell, “ from accounts ... by Capt" Davoy, of Bude, and by 
Mr. Simpson and Mi*. Tickle, Chief officers of tho Coast Guard 
Station, 1864—1875.” f. 41;—(b) “ Appendix ii.,” accounts of two 
othor wrecks in 1865. f. 52. 

Papor; ff. 61. Sm. quarto. Bound in olive morocco. Given by 
Rev. R. S. Ilawker to W. Maskoll in 1860. 

37827-37830. Genealogical Collections relating to tho family of 
Underhill, by William Underhill, of Hove, co. Sussex (d. 1909). 
Rough maps of localities whero there aro places or families of tho 
name aro interspersed, together with arms in colour, a few portraits 
and drawings of houses, etc., facsimiles of signatures, and bio¬ 
graphies. It may bo noted that William Underhill, of New Place, 
Stratford-on-Avon, sold it to William Shakespeare in 1597 (see 
Vol. I., f. 67 ), and that several members of the poet’s family had 
relations with that branch of tho Underhills. Four volumes. 
Paper. Quarto. Bequeathed by the collector . 

Tho contents are;— 

37827. Underhill Collections. Vol. I. (ff. 135). “Thenamoof 
Underhill, with notices of some of its owners”; 1898. With 
an alphabetical index under Christian names [ff. 113—123). 

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37828. Underhill Collections. Vol. II. (ff. 144). “Tho 
Underhill families. Additional Notes.” Arranged under 

37829. Underhill Collections. Vol. III. (ff. 109). “Bills of 
complaint and answers (1277-1828) taken for tho most part 
from the original manuscripts preserved in tho Record 
Offico”; 1900. With index (ff. 91-105 b.) 

37830. Underhill Collections. Vol. IV. (ff. 147). Fedigrecs 
and notes relating to allied families. With index (ff. 137 1)— 

37831. A collection of forgeries of Shakespeare autographs, etc., by 
William Henry Ireland, presented by him, as specimens of 
what he calls “ my Shaksperian fabrications,” to William Till in 
1834. The contents are:— 

1. Letters of W. H. Ireland to W. Till; 28, 29 June, 1834. ff. 6, 8. 

2 . Shakespearo forgeries, viz. : —(a) Signatures, ff. 13, 18 , 19, 26, 27, 
34;—(b) Promissory noto to John Ilominges; 9 July, 1598. 
f. 16;—(c) Receipt for playing before Lord Leicester, f. 24;— 
(d) “ Note attached to Qu. Elizabeth’s letter ’’ (cf. art. 3 f). f. 31;— 
(o) “Specimen of the composition of Vortigern.” f. 35 ;—(f) 
Letter to Richard Cowley; 9 May, s.a. f. 36;—(g) “First Pago 
of the Drama of King Lear as altered.” f. 38;—(h ) “ Specimen of 
tho alterations in King Lear.” f. 39;—(i) Letter and love-stanzas 
to Ann Hathaway, ff. 40, 41 ;—(k) “Altered profession of faith.” 
f. 42. 

3. Other forged signatures, viz.:—(a) John Hemynges. ff. 15, 17 ;— 
(b) John Lowiu. f. 20;—(c) II[enry Wriothesley, Earl of] 
Southampton. ff. 22, 23;—R[obert Dudley, Earl of] Leicester, 
f. 25;—(e) Michael Fraser, f. 28;—(f) Qu. Elizalietli. ff. 29, 30, 
44; —(g) Henry Condel. f. 32;—(h) Mary, Queen of Scots, 
f. 45. Interspersed are & few portraits, printed cuttings, etc. 
Paper; ff. 49. Folio. Presented by Margaret , Lady Tyler [ widow of 
Sir Henry Whatley Tyler , Knt .]. 

37832. T he Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: the English version by 
Edward Fitzgerald (first published in 1859), calligraphically 
written by William Morris and decorated by him with delicately 
painted and illuminated borders of foliage, flowers, fruit, etc. Tho 
figures included in the borders, chiefly of women playing musical 
instruments, wore partly designed by Morris and paitly by Sir 
Edward Burne-Jones, and wero painted in by Charles Fairfax 
Murray. At the end is tho noto “ I finished my work on this book 
on the sixteenth of October, 1872. W. Morris”; and bound in 

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(if. 25, 26) is an account of the MS. by Georgiana, Lady Burne- 
Jones, Sept. 1908, stating which figures were designed by her 
husband and Morris respectively. 

Vellum; ff. 24. 6 in. x 4£ in. a.d. 1872. Finely tooled red 

morocco binding. Presented by Georgiana, Lady Burne-Jones. 

37833-37835. Correspondence of George III. with John Itobinson, 
M.P. for Westmoreland (1764-1774) and for Harwich (1774-1782), 
Secretary to the Treasury (1770-1782) in Lord North’s ministry, 
and Surveyor General of Woods and Forests (1787-1802) ; 2 Aug. 
1772-1 Nov. 1784. Three volumes. The king’s letters are holo¬ 
graph , those of Robinson drafts or autogr. copies. Besides taking 
an important part in the management of parliamentary business, 
elections, etc., Robinson acted as the king’s confidential agent both 
in political and private affairs, and as a medium of communication 
between him and his ministers, and the freedom with which the 
king writes to him may be judged from the following extracts. 
Thus, in discussing the conduct of Attorney General Wedderburn ho 
writes on 6 Juno, 1779 : “I should think, if Lord North were rid of 
him, it would bo advantageous; intriguers should never approach 
a man of Lord North’s cast, who with many good qualities too much 
tends to the difficulty of the moment and to procrastination, and 
Lord North, from wanting to get out of tho evil of the day, but 
too often falls into what may prove ruin in futurity. I owno my 
mind alwaj's inclines to meet difficulties as they arise, and I would 
much ratlior have them soon fall on my head, if not to be avoided, 
than to know that in future that must inevitably happen. Fublic 
mon ought always to act on system, not from the occasion of the 
minute; ’tis that alone has givon the advantage to Franklin ; ’tis 
by uniformly attending to that, that we may yet retrieve our 
affairs” (II. f. 93). Again on 13 June, “By the papers Lord 
North’s languago on Friday seems to have been spirited. I trust 
a long letter I wrote him on America that morning therefore had 
its effect. Mr. Robinson probably knows that Eden, unsatiated 
with intrigues in this country, is wanting to go to Brugos to treat 
with Franklin; I have given tho deaf ear to it” (f. 96); and on 
28 Juno, “ I havo now great hopes that Ld. North is recovering 
spirit; as to mo, I thank Heaven my Resolution rises with diffi¬ 
culties, and I put the strongest reliance in the protection of tho 
Almighty, the justico of my cause, and tho purity of my own 
intentions. Theso are such props that nothing can shake, and I 
am resolved to shew I can save my Country ” (f. 99). 

Another portion of Robinson’s political correspondence (including 
a fow letters from tho king) is in the possession of the Marquis of 
Abergavenny at Eridge Castle, through the marriage of Robinson’s 

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daughter Mary to Henry Neville, 2nd Earl of Abergavenny, iu 
1781 (see Hist. MSS. Comm. Tenth Report , 1885, p. 23, App. vi. 
p. 3). 

37836. Accomits and financial papers of John Robinson (see above), 
both as agent to George III. and Lord North, and in his private 
capacity ; 1751-1782. The contents are :— 

1. Establishment lists of Frederick, Prince of Wales (d. 1751), 1728, 
1738 ; and of George III., as Prince of Wales, and Prince Edward 
[Duke of York], 1751-1756. With abstracts of payments by the 
Treasurer of George, Prince of Wales, Oct. 1756-Oct. 1760. 
f. 1-12. 

2. Warrants to J. Robinson for the receipt and expenditure of 
£100,000 granted to the king by Parliament, with papers, receipts, 
etc.; 1775. ff. 16-52. 

3. Accompts of J. Robinson with the king and Lord North; 1777- 
1782. ff. 54-135. 

4. Transactions of J. Robinson with Messrs. Drummonds, bankers, 
including bonds of the king for loans, etc.; 1779-1794. flf. 145-216. 

5. Case of Captain William Brereton, R.N., for compensation from 
the Treasury for expenses incurred as Governor of Manila on its 
capture from Spain, with copies of letters, etc., 1762-1765. 
flf. 217-223. 

6. Lines entitled “ Human lifo likened to a Voyage,” beg. “ Events 
are flowing waves that onward roll.” f. 226. 

Paper ; flf. 226. Folio. 

37837, 37838. Establishment lists of the Customs for England and 
Wales, including officers at all ports, with their salaries, for tho 
quarters ending 5 July, 1762, and 5 Jan. 1763 respectively; 
together with similar lists for the Plantations (37837, f. 75; 
37838, f. 75) for tho half-years ending on the same dates. 

Paper; ff. 77, 77. Vellum covers, with the royal arms, etc., gilt. 

37839. Abstracts “ of the Accounts of Public Revenues, Taxes and 
Monys borrowed,” Mich. 1697—Mich. 1700. Followed (f. 94) by 
“ An account shewing what summes have been applyed between 
the 8th of Nov. 1704 and the 8th of Nov. 1705 to the publiquo 
services of the years 1702, 1703 and 1704.” 

Taper; ff. 100. Large folio. 

37840. Register of Government and General Orders of Lieut.-Col. 
Thomas Davey, R.M., as Lient.-Goveinor of H.M. Settlements on 
Van Diemau’s Land [Tasmania], issued at Hobart Town, 23 Feb. 
1813-21 July, 1816. 

Paper; ft'. 206. Folio. 

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37841. “ Register of St. John’s church, Garrigill,” co. Cuml>., 1730- 
1812, transcribed by Edwin Dodds and J. W. Hobinson in 1908. 
A typewritten copy, with preface describing the original registers, 
and other matter. Followed (f. 178) by plans of the churchyard 
and positions of the graves, and (f. 187) by the inscriptions on the 
gravestones, 1692-1905. At the end (f. 257) is an index of the 
names in the register. 

Paper; ff. 278. Folio. Presented by J. W. Robinson , Esq. 

37842-37935. Windham Papers: official and private correspondence 
and papers of William Windham, Secretary at War (with a seat in 
the Cabinet) 1794-1801, Secretary of State for War 1806-1807 (d. 
4 June, 1810). Windham was for a few weeks Chief Secretary to 
the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1783. lie was M.P. for Norwich 
1784-1802, St. Mawes 1802-1806, New Romney 1806 (his election 
for Norfolk in the same month was declared void), and Iligham 
Ferrers 1807-1810. In 1785 he took part with James Sadler in 
one of the earliest balloon-voyages in England (37925), and in 
1793 served on a parliamentary committee to enquire into the 
claims of Thomas Mudgo to a reward for improvements in chrono¬ 
meters (37854). As Secretary at War he had charge of all the 
assistance given to French RoyalLts (37855-72). From 1802 to 
1806 he gave some assistance to William Cobbett’s Political Register 
(37853). His papers were entrusted by his executors, with a view 
to a biography, to Georgo Ellis and later to Thomas Amyot, but 
neither completed the task. Ninety-four volumes. 

37842. Windham Papers. Vol. I. (ff. 218). Correspondence of W. 
Windham with (a) Georgo III.; 1794—1807. f. 1 ;—(b) Frederick, 
Duke of York; 1793—1808. f. 62;—(c) Prince William Frederick 
[2nd Duke of Gloucester, 1805]; 1798-1801. f. 206. 

37843. Windham Papers. Yol. II. (ff. 274). Correspondence of 
W. Windham with (a) Edmund Burke; 1783—1797. See Burke- 
Windham Correspondence (Roxburghe Club, 1910). f. 1 ; —(b) 
Charles James Fox; 1784—1806. f. 220. Among Burke’s letters 
are a few to others (Mrs. Crewe, the Duke of Portland, and 
Em]»eror Woodford; see Index), three letters of his son, Kichard 
Burke, to Windham, and several to the same from physicians and 
others, relating to Burke’s last illness. At the end (f. 272 ) is a 
circular respecting Fox’s monument in Westminster Abbey, 
13 Aug. 1809. 

37844. Windham Papers. Yol. III. (ff. 302). Correspondence of 
W. Windham with (a) William Pitt (First Lord of the Treasury 
1783-1801 and 1804-1806); 1792-1805. f. 1;—(b) George 

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Canning (Undor Secretary for Foreign Affairs 1796-1801, 
Treasurer of the Navy 1804-1806); 1797-1807. f. 267. Among 
Pitt’s letters is one from him to [Alexander Wedderburn] Lord 
Loughborough, 19 June 1796 (f. 126); and among Canning’s one 
from [William Wyndham Grenville,] Lord Grenville, to Canning, 
28 Dec. 1798 (f. 275). The first of Canning’s letters, 12 May 1797, 
on “negative successes,” is in verse, and at the end (f. 299) is a 
copy of Canning’s Oxford Latin prize-poem (1789). 

37845. Windham Tapers. Vol. IV. (ff. 210). Correspondence of 
W. Windham with (a) William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd 
Duke of Portland (First Lord of the Treasury 1783, Secretary of 
State for the Homo Department 1794—1801); 1783-1806. f. 1 ;— 
(b) George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer (First Lord of the 
Admiralty 1794—1801, Secretary of State for the Home Depart¬ 
ment 1806-1807), and Lavinia, Countess Spencer, his wife ; 1793- 
1807. f. 112. Among Portland’s letters are two to Mrs. Crewe, 
1793, 1802 (ff. 11, 102), one to the Duke from Sir John Dalrymplo, 

1794 (f. 51), and one from David Murray, 2nd Earl of Mansfield, 
1796 (f. 67). Among Spencer’s letters are a copy of Nelson’s 
narrative of the battle of Cape St. Vincent, 1797 (f. 150), and a 
letter to Lord Spencer from Herman Witsius Rylarnl, 1806, with 
printed Parliamentary Proceedings in the 2nd Session of the 4th Parlia¬ 
ment of Upper Canada , and other enclosures (ff. 179-208). 

37846, 37847. Windham Papers. Vols. V., VI. (ff. 219, 273). Corre¬ 
spondence of W. Windham with William Wyndham Grenville, 
Lord Gronville (Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1791-1801, 
First Lord of the Treasury 1806-1807); 1793-1807. Followed 
(37847, f. 204) by correspondence with his brother, Thomas 
Grenville (First Lord of the Admiralty 1806-1807), 1793-1809; 
and (ib. f. 240) with Charles Grey, afterwards Viscount Howick 
and 2nd Earl Grey (First Lord of the Admiralty 1806, Foreign 
Secretary 1806-1807), 1805-1809. Among Lord Grenville’s letters 
are letters to him from Sir Morton Eden (cr. Baron Henley 1799), 

1795 (f. 9), Kobert Craufurd (afterwards General), 1796 (f. 38), 
Nicolas Francois Dutheil, 1799 (f. Ill), James Yorko, 1806 
(37847, f. 22), Fraucis Rawdon-IIastings, 2nd Earl of Moira, 1806 
(f. 49), and Frederick, Duko of York, 1806 (f. 97). 

37848, 37849. Windham Papers. Vols. VII., VIII. (ff. 837, 375). 
Correspondence of W. Windham with Sir John Coxo Hippisley, 
1st Bart. (1796), chiefly concerning the relations of Groat Britain 
and the Papacy; 1781-1810. The enclosures are very numerous, 
and include (37848, f. 297) a copy of a letter of Edmund Burke to 

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Hippisley, 3 Oct. 1793. Vol. VII. 1781-1793; Vol. VIII. 1794- 
1810, and undated. 

37850,37851. Windham Papers. Vols. IX., X. (ff. 260, 268). 
Correspondence of W. Windham with Emperor John Alexander 
Woodford, Inspector General of Foreign Forces in British Pay; 
1794-1810. Vol. IX. Aug. 1794—June, 1795; Vol. X. July 1795- 
1810, and undated. 

37852. Windham Papers. Vol. XI. (ff. 319). Correspondence of 
W. Windham, as follows:— 

1. Letters of Sir Arthur Wellesley, afterwards Duke of Wellington, 

(a) to W. Windham ; 7 Dec. 1806, 25 Jan. 1807. ff. 1, 15 ;—(b) 
to Sir James Cockburn; 4, 16 Feb. 1807. ff. 18, 20. All four 
letters enclose autogr . memoranda on a proposed expedition against 
Spanish America, printed in Wellington’s Supplementary Dispatches , 
1860, vi. pp. 45—49, 54—61. 

2. Letters of Sir W. Sidney Smith, with a few drafts by Windham ; 
13 Aug. 1794—12 Jan. 1807. Many of Smith’s letters are written 
from the Temple at Paris, while he was imprisoned there (1796- 
1798). ff. 32-210. Among other letters and enclosures are :—(a) 
“Constitutional” and “republican” flags of France, f. 38b;— 

(b) Louis do Frotte to Sir W. S. Smith; 15 June, 1796. f. 55;— 
(cj Claude Petiet to the same; Paris, 2 Sept. 1796. f. 63;—(d) 
Henry Swinburne to the same; 7 Fob. 15 July, 1797. IT. 76, 77; 
—(e) Gen. E. Smith to W. Windham; 5 Aug. 1799, 3 Mar. 1807. 
ff. 94, 204;—(f) W. Iluskisson to W. Windham; n. d. f. 105;— 
(g) Spencer Smith to the same; 30 Jan. 1806, 2 Mar. 1807, n. d. 
ff. 113, 186, 210;—(h) Questions put by Sir John Acton to the 
King of the Two Sicilies, with the latter’s replies; 26 June, 1806. 
ff. 166-173;—(i) Printed decrees and proclamations by the King 
of the Two Sicilies and Sir John Stuart; 28 June-22 Aug. 1806. 
ff 180, 193-203 ;—(k) Lady Smith to W. Windham ; 22 Apr. 1810. 
f. 208. 

3. Letters of Sir Gilbert Elliot, Baron Minto (1797) and Earl of 
Minto (1813), as Plenipotentiary to the Italian States (1794), 
Viceroy of Corsica (1795-6), and Governor Gen. of Bengal (1806) ; 
4 Aug. 1793—4 Dec. 1807. fl. 212-319. Included also are:—(a) 
Edm. Burke to W. Windham ; [Oct. 1793]. f. 221b;—(b) Gen. 
T. Trigge to Lord Minto; Bastia, 22 May, 1795. f. 236 ;—(c) 
Lady Minto to W. Windham; 1795-1799. ff. 250, 274, 288; — 
(d) Capt. K. W. Miller to Lord Minto; Ajaccio, 14 Nov. 1795. 
f. 262;—(ej W. Windham to the same; 29 Oct. 1799. f. 288;— 
(f) II. Daniell to the same ; Messina, Corfu, 9 Aug.-20 Sept. 1799. 
ff. 290-302 ;—(g) W. Caldwell to W. Windham; Cape of Good 
Hope, 16 Apr. 1807. f. 316. 

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37853. Windham Tapers. Yol. XII. (ff. 271). Correspondence of 
W. Windham with William Cobbett; 4 Aug. 1800-9 Mar. 1806. 
Included also are (a) Richard Hart Davis to W. Cobbett, 19 Apr. 
1802. f. 46 ;—(b) William Eton to the same ; 4 Fob. 1806. f. 206. 
At the end (ff. 243-279) is a “ Traduction des lettres do M. W m 
Cobbet a Lord Hawkesbury sur le Traito definitif do paix signo a 
Amiens le 27 Mars 1802.” The letters, however, are not identical 
with those printed in the Political Register, 1802. 

37854. Windham Papers. Yol. XIII. (ff. 189). Corresi>ondence of 
W. Windham with the following:— 

1. Francis Maseres, chiefly on mathematical subjects; 20 June, 1791— 
8 July, 1805. ff. 1-34. 

2. Thomas Mudge, jun., Count Briihl, Sir Joseph Banks, Sir George 
Shuckburgh, and Dr. Novil Maskelyne, chiefly on the subject of 
the chronometers of Thomas Mudge, sen.; 10 Feb. 1792—4 June, 
1809. Included are (a) printed Objections to Mr. Madge's Pretensions 
to a Reward from Parliament. By a Committee of the Board of 
Longitude , 1793 (f. 61), and (b) the draft, in Windham’s hand, in 
the same year, of the Report of the Parliamentary Committee 
recommending the grant (f. 74). ff. 35-126. 

3. Edmond Malone, chiefly on literary or private matters; 30 Oct. 
1793-30 Jan. 1810. Included are references to the deaths of 
Queen Mario Antoinette (f. 128) and James Boswell (f. 130 b); 
and letters and memorials from Richard Mountney Jephson, Judgo- 
Advocate of Gibraltar (ff. 142, 161), and John Sweetland, Assistant 
Commissary-General at the same place (f. 148), forwarded by 
Malone to Windham, ft'. 127-169, 186-189. At the end (ff. 170- 
185) are added a few letters from Malone after Windham’s death to 
Heneage Legge and Thomas Amyot, 26 June, 1810-20 Feb. 1812, 
relating to his money-affairs and the choice of George Ellis to write 
his life, etc. 

37855-37872. Windham Papers. Vols. XIV.-XXXI. Correspon¬ 
dence of W. Windham with French Royalists; 1792-1810. The 
letters are infrequent till 1794, when (11 July) Windham becamo 
Secretary at War. Ho had for somo time been regarded as the 
inheritor of Burke’s antirevolutionary policy, and as the spokesman 
of that policy in Parliament. The management of the negotiations 
with the emigres was now put into his hands, and the correspon¬ 
dence (most full in 1795, the year of the Quiberun Bay Expedition) 
throws much light on the movements of the Royalist forces in 
Brittany and La Vendee. It consists chiefly of letters from tho 
royalist chiefs and agonts, the Comte de Puisaye, Georges Cadoudal, 
the Prince do Bouillon, Tinteniac, etc., and contains also many 

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personal narratives of events, reports of missions, plans of campaign, 
etc. The collection supplements the papers of the Comte lie 
Tuisaye in Add. MSS. 7972-8088, which cover the same period. 
The names of writers are given in the Index. Eighteen volumes. 

37855. VoL XIV. (ff. 314). June, 1792- 
May, 1794. 

37856. Vol. XV. (ff. 404). Juno-Oct. 


37857. Vol. XVI. (ff. 308). Nov.-Dee. 


37858. Vol. XVII. (ff. 357). Jan.-Apr. 


37859. Vol. XVIII. (ff. 328). May-July, 


37860. Vol. XIX. (ff. 297). Aug. 1795- 
Jan. 1796. 

37861. Vol. XX. (ff. 350). Feb.-Juue, 


37862. Vol. XXI. (ff. 341). July-Oct. 


37863. Vol. XXII. (ff. 380). Nov. 1796- 
May, 1797. 

37861. Vol. XXIII. (ff. 307). June- 
Dee. 1797. 

37865. Vol. XXIV. (ff. 333). Jan.-Oct. 

37866. Vol. XXV. (ff. 349). Nov. 1798- 
Dec. 1799. 

37867. Vol. XXVI. (ff. 278). 1800. 
37868.—Vol. XXVII. (ff. 283). Jan. 

1801- Apr. 1802. 

37869. Vol. XXVIII. (ff. 292). May, 

1802- Oct. 1803. 

37870. Vol. XXIX. (ff. 253). Nov. 

1803- Dec. 1806. 

37871. Vol. XXX. (ff. 311). Jan. 1807- 
Apr. 1810, and undated. 

37872. Vol. XXXI. (ff.280). Appendix 
of papers of larger size, 1793-1807, 
and undated. 

37873-37890. Wini.iiam Tapers. Vols. XXXIT.-XLIX. Genoral 
correspondence,political and military,of W. Windham; 1782-1810. 
Included are a few minutes sent iu circulation to the Cabinet. 
Eighteen volumes. 

37873. Vol. XXXII. (ff. 279). April 
1782-Dec. 1793. 

37874. Vol. XXXIII. (ff. 286). Jan. 
1794-Feb. 1795. 

37875. Vol. XXXIV. (ff. 296). Mar.- 
Dec. 1795. 

37876. Vol. XXXV. (ff. 323). Jau. 

1796- Feb. 1797. 

37877. Vol. XXXVI. (ff. 325). Mar. 

1797- June, 1798. 

37878. Vol. XXXVII. (ff. 309). July, 

1798- Dee. 1799. 

37879. Vol. XXXVIII. (ff. 300). Jan.- 
Oct. 1800. 

37880. Vol. XXXIX. (ff. 292). Nov. 
1800-June, 1802. 

37881. Vol. XL. (ff. 310). July, 1802- 
Oct. 1803. 

37882. Vol. XLI. (ff. 230). Nov. 1803- 
Dec. 1805. 

37883. Vol. XLI I. (ff. 278). Jan.-May, 

37884. Vol. XLIII. (ff. 244). June- 
Nov. 1806. 

37885. Vol. XLIV. (ff.261). Dec. 18C6- 
Jun. 1807. 

37886.Vol.XLV.(f. 277). Feb.-Apr. 1807. 

37887. Vol. XLVI. (ff. 302). May, 1807- 
Mar. 1808. 

37888. Vol. XLVII. (ff. 238). Apr. 

37889. Vol. XLVIII. (ff. 305). Feb.- 
May, 1810, and undated. 

37890. Vol. XI.IX. (ff. 352). Appendix 
of paper# of lurger size; 1782-1810, 
and undated. 

37891. Windham Papers. Vol. L. (ff. 311). Returns of the Forets 
in Great Britain and Ireland and of ordnance and other stores, 
listsof barracks and quarters, accompts and estimates, papers relating 
to tho Sccretary-at-War’s office, etc.; 1794-1809. Included are:— 

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(a) “ Order of Battlo of the army under ILR.TI. the Duko of 
York” [1794], f. 4b;—(b) Lists of officers and length of service 
[1794], f. 7;—(c) “Return of the General and Staff Officers in 
. . . Great Britain”; 31 Mar. 1798. f. 173;— (d) “ Ei'tiraate of 

the charge of the Foreign Corps .... 1800.” f. 197 ;—(o) “ Estab¬ 
lishment of the Office of Secretary of State, Colonial and War 
Department”; 5 Feb. 1806. f. 262;—(f) Comparative expense 
of a regiment of subjects of France and a British regiment of the 
same strength, f. 287 ;—(g) Colonels of the ten French Regiments, 
f. 289 ;—(h) “ Establishment of a Corps of Emigrant Gentlemen 
.... commanded by the Count de Tresor.” f. 291 ;—(i) “Noms 
des Emigres Frangais qui demandent a aller ii Jersey pour servier 
(sic) dans les Corps des Volontairos.” f. 293;—(k) “A List of 
the Militia .... of Norfolk,” with names of officers [1795]. 
f. 309. 

37892-37901. Windham Papers. Yols. LI.-LX. “ Returns of His 
Majesty’s Forces.” Ten volumes. Octavo. Bound in tooled red 

37892. Yol. LI. (ff. 34). Fob. 1796. 
37893. Vol. LII. (ff. 35). June, 1796. 
37891. Vol. LIII. (ff. 34). Aug. 1796. 
37895. Vol. LIV. (ff. 33). Oct. 1796. 
37896. Vol. LV. (ff. 34). Feb. 1797. 

37897. Vol. LVI. (ff. 34). Feb. 1798. 
37898. Vol. LVII. (ff. 35). June, 1799. 
37899. Vol. LVIII. (ff. 35). Aug. 1799. 
37900. Vol. LIX. (ff 35). Oct. 1799. 
37901. Vol. LX. (ff. 35). Feb. 1800. 

37902. Windham Tapers. Yol. LXI. (ff. 11). Return of H.M. Forces, 
March, 1807; preceded by a General Abstract. Written on cards, 
in a red morocco case ; 4f in. x 3 in. 

37903, 37904. Windham Papers. Yols. LXII., LXIII. (ff. 293, 194). 
Military Memoranda, consisting chiefly of notes of conversations of 
Windham with French emigres, officers and others, extracts from 
dispatches, minutes of intelligence from abroad, motions to be 
brought before Parliament, estimates of tho numbers of the Forces 
and tho pay of the troops, and other papers relating to tho defence 
of the country, etc.; 1792-1810. Included are :—(a) “ Notes of a 
conversation with M. Goorges” [Cadoudal], 13 Apr. 1793. Vol. i. 
f. 3 ;—(b) Suggestions for the Comto de Moustier’s mission [1794 
or 5]. f. 10;—(c) Notes of conversation with the Comto de 
Puisaye, 8 July [1795?]. f. 23;—(d) “ Etatmajor,” etc., of 

“ Monsieur de la Hous[s]aye,” 1795. f. 34;—(e) Ob>ervations, etc., 
relative to a memorial by M. do Botherel to Lord Grenville, 1795-6. 

f. 37 ;—(f) Draft of instructions to -, on a mission to the 

royalist forces in Brittany, 31 Mar. 1796. f. 61;—(g) “Ideas 
relative to invasion,” 24 July, 1796. f. 103;—(h) Distribution of 
Forces under Sir R. Aborcromby in tho Windward and Loeward 

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Islands, 16 Mar. 1797. f. 195;—(i) Estimate of the Allied and 
French Forces, 19 July 1799. f. 276 ;—(k) Information supplied 
by the Duke of York as to the strength of the Forces, 28 Feb. 
1800. Vol. ii. ff. 6-10;—(1) Estimates of the numbers of the 
Allied Forces, 7 April, 1800. tf. 26, 27 ;— (m) Comparative 
statement of the British Infantry in 1804 and 1805. f. 50;—(n) 
Statement of the sums issued on account of the Volunteer Service 
for 1803-1806. f. 87 ;—(o) List of events in Spain, etc., 2 May- 
4 Dec. 1808. f. 128. 

37905. Windham Papers. Vol. LXIV. (ff. 132). Lettors to W. 
Windham from Charles Saladin, with intelligence from Switzerland, 
Genoa, etc.; 18 Fob. 1795—8 Jan.,1800. In French. At f. 31 is a 
“ Relation exacte des divers 6venements qui ont eu lieu dans lo 
Montferrat,” dat. 23 April, 1796, with an account of the doings of 
General de Beaulieu, General Mercy d’Argontcau, and others, at 
Voltri, etc. 

37906. Windham Papers. Vol. LXV. (ff. 369). Correspondence of 
W. Windham with Thomas Amyot, his election-agent at Norwich 
and afterwards his private secretary; 1802-1810. Some of the 
letters in 1803-4 relate to portraits of Windham by Lawrence and 
Hoppnor, and a few from other correspondents are included. 

37907. Windham Papers. Vol. LXVI. (ff. 276). Correspondence of 
William Palmer and Ileneago Legge, W. Windham’s executors, 
w'ith George Ellis, Thomas Amyot, William Elliot, and others, 
relating chiefly to the publication of his papers and to his monument; 
1810—1845. Included are:—(a) Expenses of Windham’s funeral 
(d. 4 June, 1810). f. 1 ;—(b) Letter of Lord Spencer, sending a 
portrait-seal of Windham by Marchant; 11 Aug. 1811. f. 53;— 

(c) Rev. Dr. Samuel Parr to T. Amyot; 10 Feb. 1812. f. 68;— 

(d) [Joseph] Nollekens, sending a design for a monument; 15 Feb. 
1812. f. 76 ;—(e) Gen. Sir Charles Gregan-Craufurd, with a note 
of the military services of his brother Gen. Robert Craufurd; 
13 Apr. 1812. f. 83;—(f) Thomas Grenville, criticising projKwed 

epitaphs; 7, 9 July, 1813. ff. 96, 162;—(g) Report by-Saint 

on Windham’s “ Miscellanea Mathematica . . . logiea ”... etc.; 
31 March, 1813. ff. 114-159 b;—(h) Count Joseph de Puisaye to 
G. Ellis; 3 Nov. 1813. f. 166;—(i) Lord Sidmouth to II. Legge, on 
lettors of Windham and Burke; 1 Nov. 1814. f. 183;—(k) Rev. 
John Hutchinson to T. Amyot about a proposed life of his 
grandfather, Governor Hutchinson; 11 Aug. 1825. f. 195;—(1) 
“ Inscriptions as drawn up at various times for the monument of 
_Windham,” 20 May, 1814. ff. 252-276. 

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37908. Windham Papers. Vol. LXYII. (ff. 429). Correspondence 
of W. Windham concerning Norwich and Norfolk elections, with 
addresses, lists of voters, bills, and othor papers; 1780-1810. 

37909. Windham Papers. Yol. LXVIII. (ff. 282). Correspondence 
of W. Windham relating to the University of Oxford ; 26 Aug. 
1800-2 Dec. 1809. The letters relate chiefly to his proposed 
candidature for the representation of the University in Parliament 
in 1805 and to his support of Lord Grenvillo’s candidature for the 
chancellorship in 1809. The writers (whose names are given in 
the Index ) include Heads of Colleges, Bishops and other persons of 
note. Lists of voters in 1805 are given at ff. 169, 205-248. 

37910. Windham Papers. Yol. LXIX. (ff. 179). Correspondence of 
W. Windham as one of the Governors of the Charterhouse; 20 Dec. 
1806-21 May, 1810. Besides letters from applicants for appoint¬ 
ments and others (whose names are given in the Indox), papers 
relating to the revenue of the Hospital, and to the powers and 
precedence of the Master, Auditor, Registrar, Schoolmaster, etc., 
are also included. 

37911. Windham Papers. Vol. LXX. (ff. 199). 

1. Correspondence of William Windham, of Felbrigg, great grand¬ 
father of the Kt. Hon. William Windham, chiefly with Horatio, 
1st Viscount Townshend, and Mary, 2nd wife of the latter and 
daughter of Sir Joseph Ashe, of Twickenham, Bart., sister-in-law 
of W. Windham of Felbrigg, relating to King’s Lynn elections, the 
living of Stiffkey, etc.; 1678-1685. ff. 1—22. Included (f. 3) is 
a letter from Sir John Hobart, 3rd Bart., 16 Jan. 1678[9], 

2. Letters addressed to Mrs. Windham (nee Sarah Hicks), mother of 
the lit. Hon. William Windham, by her son by a former marriage 
Rev. George W. Lukin, his wife, their children, and othor members 
of the Lukin family; 1783-1792. ff. 23-199. 

37912. Windham Papers. Vol. LXXI. (ff. 240). 

1. Letters of Cecilia Forrest to the Rt. Hon. W. Windham, before 
and after their marriage (10 July, 1798); 7 Apr. 1786-24 Oct. 
1800. ff. 1-166. 

2. Correspondence of W. Windham with members of the Lukin 
family; 1792-1800. ff. 167—241. Included also are :—(a) Letter 
to him from Miss Harriet Fonnereau; 29 Nov. 1793. f. 177;— 
(b) J. Master to Mary Lukin; 30 Aug. 1797. f. 200;—(c) Plan 
of docks newly constructed by Gen. Sir S. Bontham; 9 Oct. 1798. 
f. 215;—(d) Statement of Robert Lukin’s salary and expenses for 
agency to the Foreign Corps; 1794-1800. ff. 232-236. 

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37913. Windham Papers. Vol. LXXII. (ff. 2G7Y Correspondence 
of W. Windham with members of the Lukin family (continued), 
and with relations of his wife, etc.; 10 Feb. 1801-9 May, 1810. 
The names are given in the Index to the present Catalogue. In¬ 
cluded also are :—(a) Two letters from Edmund Byng to T. Amyot 
and II. Legge after tho surgical operation on W. Windham; 17 
May, 1810. ff. 255, 257 ;—(b) “Kough estimate of the annual 
expence of the establishment necessary for a Secretary of War”; 
[1805]. f. 260. 

37914-37916. Windham Papers. Vols. LXXIII.-LXXV. (ff. 270, 
323, 284). Private correspondence of W. Windham, including 
many drafts of his replies; 1783-1810. Among the correspondents 
are Dr. Charles Burney, the musician, and Dr. Charles Burney, his 
son, Dr. Samuel Tarr, the C'omtesse de Flahault, Sarah Siddons, 
l)r. William Coxe, Lady Anno Barnard, Sir William Scott, Dr. 
Charles Hutton, John Britton, Sir William Gell, William Hazlitt, 
John Gifford, etc. The names of tho writers are given in tho 
Index. Three volumes. Yol. I. 1 July, 1783—26 Dec. 1796. Yol. II. 

12 Jan. 1797-4 Nov. 1805. Vol. III. 5 Jan. 1806-17 May, 1810, 
and undated.. 

37917-37919. Windham Tapers. Yols. LXXVI.-LXXVIII. (ff. 350, 
266, 266). Accompts of tho Windham estates in Norfolk (Felbrigg, 
etc.), Suffolk (Sudbury, etc.), and Essex, with household bills, 
inventories, and other family papers, including letters from 
lawyers, bankers, agents, eto. Three volumes. Vol. I. 1754—1798. 
Vol. II. 1799-1807. Yol. III. 1808-1810, and undated. 

37920. Windham Papers. Vol. LXXIX. (ff. 41). Cancelled Wills 
of W. Windham; 6 Mar., 3 Nov. 1779; 3 May, 1785; and 8 July, 
1793 (with codicil). 

37921-37924. Windham Papers. Yols. LXXX.-LXXXIII. (ff. 23, 
41,47, 91). Diaries of W. Windham; 1782—1802. Entirely dis¬ 
tinct from the Diary of the Right Hon. William Windham , 1784— 
1810, edited by Mrs. Baring, 1866. Four volumes. Quarto (Vol. I.) 
and small folio. Yol. I. Diary; 13 July-19 Dec. 1783. Followed ' 
(ff. 18-23) by extracts, partly in Windham’s hand and partly from 
the printed diary, 3 Oct. 1782, 4 Jan. 1785, 24 July, 5 Dec. 
1790, 3 Oct. 1795-3 Mar. 1796 (cf. same dates in Vol. II.) 
Yols. II.—IV. Diary, as Secrotary at War, relating to a consider¬ 
able extent to tho assistance given to the French Emigres in 
Brittany; 1 Mar. 1795-8 May, 1796, and (f. 40) 27 Sept. 1797 ; 

5 May, 1798-31 Dec. 1799 ; 2 Jan. 1800-27 April, 1802. 

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37925. Windham Tapers. Yol. LXXXIV. (fT. 21). Original pencil 
notes by W. Windham of a balloon ascent [5 May, 1785, see Diary , 
p. 52] with James Sadler, ascending from Moulsey Qurst, co. 
Surrey, descending near Rochester, with particulars, in columns, 
of the tiino (5.58 a.m.-1.50, and of the height of the 

barometer and thermometer. Foliowod by a transcript of the 
same (f. 9), an account of the manufacture of tho gas (f. 18), and 

a few miscellaneous notes of the voyage made after descent (f. 20). 


37926. Windham Papers. Yol. LXXXV. (ff. 156). 

1. Journal by W. Windham of a tour through Surrey, Wiltshire, 
Dorsetshire, Devonshire, Somersetshire, Wales, Worcestershire, 
etc.; 7 June-21 Aug. 1779. Latin . Three leaves torn out at tho 
end. Quarto, f. 1. 

2. “A Journal kept at Paris from Dec. 24 th , 1785, to March 10 th , 
1786, by F. A. C.” viz. Frances Anne Crowe, wife of John Crewe, 
1st Baron Crewe (1806), in tho form of letters to a friend, viz. the 
Hon. Miss Fox (?, see art. 3). Copy. Quarto, f. 19. 

3. “ Wolch Journal,” 20-30 Aug. 1795; “addressed to tho non 1 ' 10 
Miss Fox” (? Caroline, daughter of Stephen Fox, 2nd Baron 
Holland). Copy, with corrections and annotations in the hand of 
F. A. C. [Mrs. Crewe]. Quarto, f. 131. 

37927-37931. Windham Papers. Vols. LXXXYI.-XC. Drafts of 
speeches by W. Windham, delivered, or intended for delivery, in 
Parliament. A few speeches are comparatively complete, but tho 
majority are represented by fragmentary passages, notes of topics 
and quotations, etc. A few proof sheets of reports of speeches also 
occur. A selection of Windham’s speeches was published in 1812, 
with an account of his lifo by Thomas Amyot, his secretary; those 
were taken partly from speeches published in pamphlet form, 
pirtly from reports in Cobbett’s Parliamentary Debates and 
elsewhore. Fivo volumes. 

371)27. Yol. I. (ff. 127). Speeches in- 37928. Yol. II. (ff. 402). Election and 
tended to bo delivered in the Warren Parliamentary speeches; 1781-1796. 
Hastings impeachment, in which 37i*29. Yol. III. (ff. 488). Parliamentary 
Windham undertook the conduct of speeches; 1797-1892. 
the part of tho trial dealing with the 37990. Yol. IV. (ff. 330). Parliamentary 
breach of the treaty of 1774 with speeches; 1803-1808. 

Fuizulla Khan. Owing to the cur- 37931. Yol. V. (ff. 294). Parliamentary 
tailment of the trial the speeches were speeches; 1809-1810, and undated, 
not delivered. 

37932, 37933. Windham Papers. Vols. XCI., XCII. (ff. 297, 283). 
Translation by W. Windham of Jacques Augusto de Thou’s His- 

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Two volumes. 

37934. Windham Papers. Yol. XCIII. (if. 178). Miscellaneous Papers, 

1. Grant by Charles II. to Colonel Francis Wyndham [cr. Bart. 
1G73] and Thomas "Wyndham [his son] of tho forfeited life-interest 
of Nicholas Love, the regicide, in tho manor of Crowndall 
[Crondall], co. Southt., property of tho Dean and Chapter of 
Winchester; 26 Sept. 1660. Signed. Paper seal. f. 1. 

2. Correspondence of Anne Barnes, of North Repps, co. Norfolk, 
circ. 1734-1741, relating chiefly to her love-affairs (<*/. W. Coxe, 
Literary Life and Select Works of Benjamin Stillingfieet, 1811, i. 
pp. 65-72). Besides original letters of Miss Barnes, sometimes 
signed Celia, to Ashe Windham, Windham’s grandfather, and a 
poem in her hand, there are copies of her letter to Stillingfieet (a 
grandson of the Bishop of Worcester and tutor to William Wind¬ 
ham, father of the statesman) broaking off her engagement, and of 
Stillingflect’s reply, and extracts of other letters, one (1734) 

referring to Frank Wyndham, others to and from - Russel, 

whom she married in 1741. f. 2. 

3. Letter of [Thomas] Dampier [afterwards usher at Eton and Dean 
of Durham], Robert Price [of Foxley, co. Herof.] and Benjamin 
Tate to tho “ Bloods,” a group of young Englishmen stayiug at 
Geneva, to which the writers had belonged before their return 
home, and which included also Thomas Hamilton, Earl of Hadding¬ 
ton, William Windham and his tutor (Coxe, op. cit. p. 73); 
17 May, 1742. The letter deals with tho fall of Walpole and tho 
political situation in England at some length, f. 29. 

4. Letter of Benjamin Stillingfieet to [William Windham, senior]; 
London, 5 Dec. 1756. f. 34. 

5. Notes, in W. Windham’s hand, of a conversation with Dr. Samuel 
Johnson, 10 Dec. 1784, not recorded, except for one remark, by 
Boswell. The first entry, rather obscurely written, seems 
to refer to baseless gossip about tho death of Sir Isaac Newton, 
f. 37. 

6. Memoranda in Windham’s hand of dates in his fatal illness; 
8 July, 1809-12 May, 1810. f. 40. 

7. Documents relating to W. Windham, viz. (a) Certificate of his 
birth in St. James’, Westminster, 3 May, 1750. f. 41;—(b) Minuto 
of oath as privy-councillor, 16 Juno, 1794. f. 42;—(c) Appoint¬ 
ment under sign-manual as Secretary at War, 11 July, 1794. 
Vellum, f. 46. 

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reminiscences of personal friends in the hand of Georgo Ellis, f. 48* 

9. Rough draft of verses by Windham in a copy of Johnson’s Poems 
presented to a young lady, 10 Sept. 1785 (Diary, p. 63). f. 64. 

10. Verses addressed to Windham, viz. (a) Congratulatory ode on 
his recovery from illness, 1778. f. 66;—(b) Imitation of Iloracc, 
Odes i. 9, and other verses by J— Crane, M.D., Nov. 1797. f. 68 ;— 
(c) Verses beg. “ When the fair flow’r neglected and forgot.” 
f. 70;—(d) Verses endorsed as “ sent me by Mrs. R. and addressed 
to me, I apprehend, by mistake,” and entitled “ On setting acci¬ 
dentally at the Play near Mr. Windham.” f. 72;—(e) “ Ambition, 
an Ode,” with notes, f. 73. 

11. Miscellaneous verses, etc., viz. (a) Extract from the Oxonii Dux 
Poeticus of M— Aubry: a Latin poem by a French emigre (the 
lines are not in the Oxford edition of 1795), relating to Windham 
and others, f. 77;—(b) Lines from Shakespeare’s Measure for 
Measure, i. 1, applied by Mrs. C[rewo?] to Windham and to 
[William Fitzwilliam] Earl Fitzwilliam. f. 79 ;—(c) Four songs 
in French, f. 80;—(d) “An ode for tho year 1800,” endorsed 
“ Poetry by Mr. Pye of Norwich.” f. 88 ;—(e) Imitation of Horace, 
Odes ii. 8, relating to Mrs. [Mary Anne] Clarke, f. 91 ;—(f) 
Verses “ to a Lady who requested tho description of a Geutlemau, 
by the late Lady O’Neill” [Henrietta, wife of John O’Neill, after¬ 
wards Baron and Viscount O’Neill, d. 1793]. f. 92;—(g) “Segui- 
dilla,” datod Jan. 1785. Span. f. 94. 

12. Classical fragments, viz. (a) Anonymous translation of Virgil, 
Georg, ii. 136-176 in blank verse, f. 96;—(b) Greek versions 
from Shakespeare’s Henry VIII. ill. ii. 352-368, 429-457, and King 
Lear, i. v. 299-313. The last is ascribed to 0 <o/x «5 ’Ioyyios. f. 98; 
—(c) Notes, in Windham’s hand, on Aeschylus’ Choeplioroe. 
f. 101 ;—(d) Remarks, in the samo hand, on the style of Sallust. 

f. 102. 

13. Plans, by Windham, for arrangement of lettors and papers, f. 103. 

14. Mathematical scraps in Windham’s hand, partly probloms on tho 
theory of probabilities, f. 109. 

15. “ Nugae Etonenses,” a list of nicknames and other information 
relating to masters and boys at Eton, circ. 1765—1766. Described 
by Sir H. Maxwell-Lyte, History of Eton (1889), p. 304, from 
another copy. The presont copy, written in 1807, contains notos 
on the rank or office at that date of boys mentioned. Prefixed is 
a motto from a Vale exorcise by T— II— Smyth, “ Mnemosyne 
medios furtim tibi subtrahet annos | Et puer in momori pcctoro 
rursus eris.” f. 136. 

16. “Table-talk of C. P. 1771,” and “Facts and anecdotes” in the 
samo hand (after 1772). f. 147. 

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17. Talcs, with autograph corrections, in French, l*y Cointcsso Adelaide 
Marie Emilio <lc Flabault (afterwards Marquise de Souza Botellio), 
viz. (a) Sketch of a superior of a convent, Madame de Trant; see 
Windham’s Diary, p. 239. Incorporated with some alterations in 
Adele de Senange, lettro xxiii. ( (Envres de Madame de Souza, 1821, 
i. p. 133). f. 152;—(b) “ Aglae,” a fairy-tale. Printed as an 
appendix to the same work, ibid. p. 301. f. 161. 

37935. Windham Papers. Vol. XCIV. 

A. Tink velvet lettor-case, embroidered with silk and beads, and 
lined with white satin, enclosing a note to Windham from an 
anonymous lady-donor. 

B. Map of the north coast of Brittany', from Pto. Charlevor (near 
St. Cast) westward to Ste. Anno (opposite “ Les sept lies ”). Late 
18th cent. 1 ft. 11 in. x 2 ft. 8 in. 

C. Assignment by' Charles, Lord Whitworth, to W. Windham of the 
lease of No. 112 (107) Pall Mull, originally granted by Elizabeth, 
widow of John Warner, D.D., of Warwick, in 1784 to J. Hutchin¬ 
son ; 28 Apr. 1801. Vellum. 

1). Letters patent appointing W. Windham Principal Secretary of 
State; 27 Feb. 46 Geo. HI. [1806]. Vellum. 

37936. Parish Register of Eynesford, co. Kent, containing baptisms, 
1538-1837, marriages, 1539-1812, and burials, 1538-1837, with 
separate indices. Transcript “made by R. II. Ernest Hill...for 
E lliott] D[ames] Till, of Eynsford, and completed 11*08.” 

Paper; ff. 321. Folio. Presented by E. D. Till, Esq. 

37937. Two Fragments of [the same?] history of affairs in Europo 
and the Levant in the latter part of the 16th century, in Italian. 
The first portion (ff. 1-77) deals, after some preliminary' explana¬ 
tions, with the history of the y ear 1585; the second (ff. 78-197) 
with 1595. The latter portion has an old foliation beginning with 
1*. 245. In both cases the greatest space is given to affairs in 
Franco or to those in Turkey and the Eust, but Savoy', the Papal 
States, Spain and England also como under notieo. Beg. “ Fra lo 
cose memorabili suceeduto all’ eta nostra.” 

Paper; ff. ii. + 197. 10| in. x 8 in. Circ. 1600. On f. ii. is tho 

inscription (17th cent.) “Ex libris Petri l’alatii Brixiensis” (a 
Pietro l’ulazzi lived at Brescia 166-1-1720; seo Tiraboschi, Lett, 
ltal. , viii. p. 230); also a monogram A.B. Afterwards in tho 
Colonna library' (book-stamp, f. 1, etc.); in the collection of 
Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford (sale-cat. 1830, lot 399, 9); 
and in that of Sir Thomas Phillipps (MS. 5674, sale-cat. 1896, 
lot 534). Presented by Sir Edirin Darning-Lawrence, Dart. 

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37938. Foreign Correspondence of Sir Henry Ellis, K.TT., Principal 
Librarian of the British Museum, consisting chiefly of letters from 
literary men, librarians, etc.; 1828-1839. The names of tho 
writers are given in the Index. 

Paper; ff. 293. Quarto. Presented by his grandson, Henry John 
Ellis, Esq. 

37939. Miscellaneous legal papors, viz.:—(a) Inquisitio-poet-mortcm 
of Robert Stokes, of London, citizen and haberdasher; 9 Apr. 
20 Eliz. [1584]. f. 1;—(b) Exchange of lands in Northampton 
and other counties between Sir Robert Rich and Frances his wife, 
daughter of Sir William natton, on tho one part, and Sir 
Christopher llatton and Robert and Thomas his brothers on tho 
other part; 17 Apr. 1010. f. 11;—(c) Papers connected with 
suits of the Walker family, of Charterhouse Ilydon, co. Som.; 
1654-1663. f. 55. 

Paper; ff. 09. Largo Quarto. Presented , with Add. Charters 

55320-55418, by Henry Martin Gibbs, Esq. 

37940. Genealogy of “ Hardwicko and D’Aubigny, by Herbert 
Junius Hardwicko, M.D., shewing the descent of the Ilardwiekes 
of Burcote IIouso and Diamond Hall from the d’Aubignys of St. 
Sa[ujveur,” in fifty-six tables. For other Hardwicko pedigrees 
by the same, see 37447, 37029. 

Paper; ff. 57. A.D. 1909. Large folio. Presented by the compiler. 

37941. “T he Law of England relating to five of the Kings Seales, 
viz. the Great, or Broad, Seale, the Privy Seal, tho Exchequer 
Seal, tho Signet, and tho Dutchy Seal ” : a revised and enlarged 
version, for a second edition, of John Brydall’s Jus Sigilli (London, 
1073). Autograph. The additions are very extensive, and even 
in passages substantially identical with the printed work there are 
many variations in phrasiug. Tho fifth section, on tho Duchy of 
Lancaster Seal, is new. There are many corrections and erasures, 
anil in some cases additions in tho margins or on inserted leaves. 
At tho beginning is a noto, apparently in Bryilall’s hand, “ For a 
Second Edition.” 

Paper; ff. 93. Late 17th or early 18th cent. Folio. 

37942-37948. Oscar Wilde, “ Tho Sphinx,” a poem, and four plays ; 
1883-1895. Autograph', or typed, with autograph corrections. 
Presented by Robert Ross , Esq., literary executor of Oscar Wilde. 

37942. “The Sphinx,” a poem, written at Paris in 1883 
(Sherard, Life of Oscar Wilde, 1906, p. 238) and published in 
1894, with decorations by Charles Ricketts. Final autograph 

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draft, with designs in pencil for the decorations by Ricketts on 
the verso of ff. 1-5, 7-9. At the end (f. 10) are designs for 
the cover, etc., of “ The Sphinx ” and the cover of an edition 
of the rooms, partly in colours. Presented by C. Ricketts to 
R. Ross, 4 Mar. 1904. Cf. f. ii., “ This MS. was entirely lost 
sight of and forgotten for years. It was found again at 
Richmond in a portfolio containing old Dial manuscripts, 
proofs, etc., put carefully away, and again forgotten, till it 
was found in sorting the lumber which had been cartod horo 
and put in the garret.” 

Paper; ff. ii. + 14. Bound in green morocco. 10 in. X 15 in. 

37943. “Lady Windermere’s Fan Acts i.-iv., first draft, with 
corrections and additions. Incomplete and differing greatly 
from the published version. First acted at the St. James’s 
Theatre, 22 Feb. 1892, and printed 1893. 

Paper; ff. 110. Quarto. 

37944. “ Mrs. Arbuthnot,” afterwards entitled “ A Woman of 
No Importance.” First draft, with many corrections and 
additions. Gerald Arbuthnot is named Aleck iu Acts i.-iii., 
but Gerald in Act iv.; Hester is named Mabel throughout. 
First acted at the Haymarket Thoatre, 19 Apr. 1893, and 
printed in 1894. 

Paper; ff. 210. Quarto. 

37945. “Mrs. Arbuthnot”: two typed versions with autograph 
corrections, the second (f. 92) being nearer to the final 
printed version. At f. 92 is a suggested cast, differing con¬ 
siderably from tho actual cast at the Haymarket Thoatre, 
19 Apr. 1893. Aleck is named Gerald in Acts iii.-iv.; Hester 
is named Mabel throughout, but at f. 92 b is tho query, 
“? Ruth, some nice New England name—Mary.” 

Paper; ff. 178. Quarto. 

37946. “ An Tdeal Husband ” : drafts of Acts i., ii. (two vorsions), 
iii., iv. Aet iv. appears to represent the earliest version, in which 
Mabel Chiltern is named Violet up to f. 216, where tho 
chango to Mabel is mado. Tho intended title of tho play in 
this version was “ Mrs. Chovoloy.” Acts i., ii. a and iii. belong 
to a later version and ii. b to one still later. First acted at tho 
Ha}’market Theatre, 3 Jan. 1895, aud printed in 1899. 

Paper; ff. 312. Quarto. 

37947. “An Ideal Husband”: typed copy, with auU)graph 
corrections, nearer tho printed version than any of tho above 
MS. drafts. 

Tapor; ft’. 96. Quarto. 

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37948. “ Lady Lancing ” : early draft of Acts iii. and iv. (f. 9G) 
of the play afterwards entitled “ The Importance of Being 
Earnest.” In the printed version Acts ii., iii. were compressed 
into Act ii. At f. 1 is a draft in pencil of part of the final 
version of Act i., and at f. 7 a typed draft of a cancelled 
passage in Act ii. First acted at the St. James’s Theatro, 
14 Feb. 1895, and printed in 1899. 

Paper; ff. 191. Quarto. 

37949, 37950. Letters addressed to Francis Place, the radical 
reformer, with occasional drafts of replies; Sept. 1813-21 June, 
1852. Two volumes. Yol. I. (ff. i. + 460). Letters of “ men of 
political and literary reputation, probably solected by Francis 
Place, junior”; Sept. 1813-21 June, 1852. Yol. II. (ff. 145). 
Miscellaneous letters; 6 Dec. 1826-1G Aug. 1832. Supplementary 
to the Place Collections in Add. MSS. 27789-27859, 35142-35154 
and 36623—36G28. The names of the writers are given in the Index. 
Paper. Folio. Presented by Dr. Henry Alexander Miers, Principal 
of London University , and F. It. Miers , Esq., his brother. 

37951. Miscellaneous autograph letters, etc.:— 

A. Letters to [Robert Bertie] Baron Willoughby of Eresby [Earl of 
Lindsey 1626] from:—(a) Sir William Constable, on a report that 
“my Lorde of Southampton is privately spoken of to intende the 
procuringo of the pryme place for these wares (wars) of Denmarko, 
to prevent which, yf I may aduiso your Lordship, I would wisho 
your presence aboute the courte,” etc.; King’s Bench, 17 Nov. 
1611. f. 1;—and (b) Edward Palavicin, with new6 of tho expedition 
under Sir Henry Peyton sent to tho Levant in aid of the Vene¬ 
tians; London, 2 Oct. 1618. f. 2. Presented by A. B. Catcdron, 
Esq., of Paris. 

B. [Henry Bonnet, Earl of] Arlington, Socrctary of State, to [Goorgo 
Yilliers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham ?] on the battle between tho 
English and French combined fleets, under the Duke of York, and 
the Dutch at Solebay or Southwold Bay on 28th May, and tho 
“ sovero censures of tho behaviour of the French ”; Goring House, 
1 June, 1672. f. 4. 

C. Lettors of scientific men, viz.:— 

1. Sir Joseph Banks to (a) Messrs. Hill and Meredith, solicitors; 
14 Dec. 1792. f. 6;—(b) — Chcrretic [? Jean Charrotie]; n. d. 
f. 11 ;—(c) — Robins; 3 Aug. 1805. f. 13. 

2. J— J— Courty to Jean Charrotie; Nantes, 24 floreal, an G 
[13 May, 1798]. f. 8. 

3. — Lallemaut to [Jean Charrotie?], expressing a wish to have 

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“ lo Voyage do Mungo Park ” for translation into Frcncli; Paris, 
.9 prairial, an 6 [28 May, 1798]. f. 10. 

4. B[ornard] G[ermain] E[tieune de] l[a Villo], C[omte de] Lacepinle, 
Grand-C’hancelier do la Legion d’houneur, to — Boulland; Paiis, 
1G fructidor, an 12 [2 Sept. 1804]. f. 12. 

5. William Spence, entomologist, to Messrs. Cadell and Davies, on 
the publication of his pamphlet Britain Independent of Commerce , 
etc.; Drypool, Hull, 21 July, 1807. f. 15. 

6. Imdwig Iteichenbach, M.D., to Sir James Edward Smith, M.D., 
President of the Linna-an Society, enclosing a printed advertise¬ 
ment of his llortus Botanieus ; Leipzig, 29 May, 1818. Lat. f. 17. 

7. TMiomas] E[dward] Bowdich, traveller, to [William Elford] 
Leach, M.D.,naturalist; (postmark) 7 Sept. 1819. f. 22. Followed 
(f. 22) by an engraved portrait. 

8. P[eter] M[ark] Roget, M.D., to — Smith, concerning Lord 
Eldon’s decision against [Sir William] Lawrence, surgeon, on tho 
publication of his Lectures; London, 14 Apr. 1822. f. 23. 

9. Sir James Edward Smith, President of the Liuna^an Society, to 
-; Norwich, 30 Apr. 1822. Lat. Draft, f. 25. 

10. J— C— Dalo to Adrian Hardy Haworth, on entomological 
subjects; Wootton, 4 June, 1828. f. 2G. 

11. N[athaniel] Wallich to the same, on botanical subjocts; Soho, 
27 Apr. 1831. With lithograph portrait (f. 30) by T— II— 
Maguire, 1849. f. 28. 

12. Sir J[ohn] Frederick] W[illiam] Ilerschell, Bart., to Susan 
White, announcing the death of his mother; Windsor, G Jan. 
1832. With engraved portrait (f. 33), “ F. Castle.” f. 31. 

13. John Lindley, botanist, to [John Stevens Ilenslow], botanist; 
London, 27 Mar. 1834. f. 34. 

14. Sir William Jardine, Bait., editor of tho Naturalist's Library , to 
-; Holmes, 13 Oct. 1834. f. 3G. 

15. J[ohn] P[hillips], geologist, to Edward Charlesworth ; 7 Doc. 

1835, and n. d. ff. 38, 40. 

1G. Sir D[avid] Brewster to Thomas Cadell; Edinburgh, 30 May, 

1836. f. 41. 

17. J[ohn] Cflaudius] Loudon, botanist, lo J[ohn] S[tevens] Ilenslow, 
on an article of tho latter for tho Edinburgh Review ; Bayswater, 
17 Jan. 1839. f. 43. 

18. Just Liebig, chemist, to Henry Bence Jones, chemist, on the 
subject of urines, etc.; Giessen, 8 Doc. 1842. Germ. f. 44. 

19. Edward Parry to — Dickinson ; Ha}’, 20 July, 1846. f. 46. 

20. G[ideon] Algernon] Mantell, geologist, to Edward Charlesworth; 
31 Dec. 184G. f. 48. 

21. Thomas Boll, zoologist, to [Sir Richard] Owen ; 20 Feb. [1850]. 
f. 50. 

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22. D[aviil] T[homas] Ansted, geologist, to II. IT. Mogford; 25 Nov. 
1853. f. 51. 

23. W[illiam] F orsell] Kirby, entomologist, to G— W— Braikon- 
ridge; 1 Jan. [? 1863]. f. 52. 

24. Adm. Robert Fitzroy, meteorologist, to (a) A. B. P. O’Callaghan ; 
23 Oct. 1858. f. 53;—(b) Eustace Button; 12 Jan. 1864. f. 56. 

25. Samuel Stevens [? Secretary to tho Entomological Society], to 
-; 21 Sept. [1868], f. 57. 

26. Traherne Moggridge, naturalist, to - Battersby; Mentone, 

30 Dec. 1873. f. 58. 

27. J[ames] S[cott] Bowerbank to [Edward] Charlesworth, on a 
dispute with Frof. Owen and C. Lycll concerning a magazine 
article on “ certain mammalian remains from Suffolk ” ; n. d. f. 60. 

28. Sir Charles Lyell to-; Bloomsbury; n. d. f. 62. 

29. J[ames] D[e] C[arle] Sowerby, naturalist, to-; n. d. f. 64. 

Presented by Spencer George Perceval , Esq. 

D. Assessment made for the repairs of tho “ churche, steplo and 
bells ” of Godmersham Church, co. Kent; 4 Apr. 1618. f. 66. 
Presented by llev. W. J. Couper, of Glasgow. 

E. “Aditionall Instructions from tho secret Comittie to the 
respective [? receptive] Comitties of Councell ” as to tho treatment 
of tho Scottitdi Covenanters; [1684]. Signed by [James Drum¬ 
mond, 4th Earl of] Forth, Chancellor of Scotland, [William Douglas, 
Marquis of] Queensberiy, Lord High Treasurer, [John] Drummond 
[Earl of Melfort, 1686], Secretary of State, Sir George McKonzio 
[Viscount Turbet 1685, and Earl of Cromartie 1702], Lord Justice 
General, and Sir George Mackenzie [of RosehaughJ, Lord Advocate. 
For the original instructions, dated 26 Aug. 1684, see Wodrow, 
History of the Church of Scotland , 1722, ii. p. 401. f. 67. 

F. Papers connected with tho Emerson pedigree [supplementary to 
Add. 37514], viz. (a) Extracts, made in 1898—1909, from the parish 
registers of Bishop’s Stortford, 1578-1632. ff. 69-75;—and (b) 
letters to F. II. Emerson from (1) William M. Oling, Boston, Mass., 
30 Nov. 1908; and (2) Horace C. Adams, town clerk of Wendon, 
Mass., 8 Dec. 1908. ff. 76, 78. 

Presented by P. H. Emerson, Esq. 

G. John Gibson, sculptor, to Edward Rogers, banker, sending somo 
cameos, and mentioning that ho has “ sent to tho Committee two 
models for the statue of Mr. Iluskisson ”; Rome, 4 Apr. 1832. 
f. 79. 

Presented by Miss Leonora F. M. Preston. 

II. 1. Letters of John liuskin to (a) ’Thomas Thornton, that he is 
happy to acknowledge his Bill of Exchange for £25, “ because it is 
extremely unusual for mo to receive any sympathy in the sayings 
of Unto this Last from men of business” ; Homo Hill, 7 Dee. 1882. 

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f. 81 ;—(b) tho same, “ I can to-day only answer your final question 
about the poor. Tho most directly necessary charity in England 
is to save poor girls from distress—overwork—and surrounding 
evil,” etc.; Brantwood, 15 May, 1884. f. 83;—(c) George Allen, 
his publisher, “ I write this letter to release you from all debt to 
me of any kind”; ending “Your thankful and sorrowful friend, 
Master—no more”; Brantwood, 15 Apr. 1878. Lithographic copy. 
f. 86. 

2. Licence from the Crown to John Addison, Q.C., to plead in a case 
at Liverpool; 29 July, 1894. Signed “ Victoria R.” f. 88. 
Presented by the widow of Thomas Thornton , Esq. 

I. Plan of the interior of Corsley Church, co. Wilts, with allotment 
of seats to the parishioners made by Marmaduke Lynn, D.C.L., 
Chancellor of Saram, 26 July, 1635. Copy. Tho chief seat-holder 
was Sir Thomas Thynne, of Longleat. With a note by John 
Wickham Legg, M.D., dated Oxford, 27 Nov. 1909. Editod by 
Miss M. F. Davies in her Life in an English Village , 1909, p. 295. 
f. 90. 

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37952. Original Letters (55) of Mary Ann Evans (“ George Eliot”), 
the novelist, signing herself “ M. E. Lewes ” and, after her 
marriage (G May, 1880, d. 22 Dec.) to J. W. Cross, “ M. A. Cross,” 
to Elina Stuart; 1 Feb. 1872—18 Dec. 1880. With other lotters to 
the same from (a) G[eorge] H[enry] Lowes (d. 28 Nov. 1878), 
1 Feb. 1872-10 July, 1878 (19 letters); and (b) J[ohn] W[alter] 
Cross, 11 May, 23 Dec. 1880. Included also aro autogr. copies of 
three letters of Mrs. Stuart to George Eliot, — Jan. 1872, 
— Feb. 1873, 31 Jan. 1879 (ff. 1, 2, 112); and in the cover at 
the end is a lock of George Eliot’s hair, 1873 (cf. f. 13). Edited 
by Boland Stuart (son of Elina Stuart), London, 1909. 

Paper; ff. 154. Octavo. Presented by Roland Stuart, Esq. 

37953. Memorandum by Admiral Horatio Nolson, Viscount Nelson, 
explaining for the instruction of his captains his plan for 
engaging the French fleet, as acted upon at the Battle of Trafalgar 
on 21 Oct. following. Dated, “ Victory,” off Cadiz, 9 Oct. 1805. 
Holograph draft, unsigned. Printed from this MS., then in tho 
possession of Adm. Sir Georgo Mundy, in Nelson’s Dispatches and 
Letters, ed. JI. Nicolas, vii., 1846, p. 89, and, from a transcript 
(Add. MS. 33963, f. 104) of one of the signed copies communicated 
to each of the captains in the fleet, in the Guide to the Nelson 
Centenary Naval Exhibition held at the British Museum in 1905. 
See also J. S. Corbett, Fighting Instructions, 1530-1816, Navy 
Becords Soc., 1905, p. 316. 

Paper; two sheets (ff. 4), quarto, in a glazed frame made of oak 
from tho “ Victory,” presented by tho Lords of the Admiralty. 
The document appears to have passed from Sir George Mundy to 
his nephew Adin. Sir Goorge Bodney Mundy (d. 1884), who is 
said to have given it before his death, among the contents of an 

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old desk, to liis personal servant. On the latter’s death it came to 
his son, Mr. William Jackson, by whom it was sold at Messrs. 
Christie’s auction-rooms 14 Mar. 1905. It was there purchased 
by Mr. Frank Sabin, book-dealer, and shortly after was sold by 
him to its late owner, who was patriotically anxious thut it should 
not leave the country. Bequeathed to the nation by Benjamin Minors 
Woollan, Esa., J.P. (died 5 Dec. 1909), tic ice Mayor of the Botjal 
Tunbridge Wells. 

37954. Dubbings of indents of despoiled sepulchral brasses in the 
cathedrals of Canterbury and Rochester, by Thomas E. Sedgwick, 
as follows:— 

A. Canterbury: 1. An archbishop [?Robert Winchelsoy, d. 1313];— 
2. An archbishop [? John Stratford, d. 1348];—3. [?Adara Chillen- 
den, Trior, d. 1274];—4. A civilian and wife, etc., 16th cent. (?). 

B. Rochester: 1. [? Thomas Trilleck, Bishop, d. 1372];—2. Thomas 

Brinton, Bishop (d. 1389);—3. An ecclesiastic, circ. 1550. 

Engravings of the last two will be found in an articlo on the 
Rochester despoiled brasses by T. E. Sedgwick in the Ilumc 
Countie* Magazine , vol. v., 1905, p. 301 ; vol. vi., 1906, p. 310. 

Rolls, paper or canvas, xx. cent. Presented by Thomas E. Sedgicick, 

37955. Two Miniatures taken out of Italian choir-books, viz. : — 

A. Burial and Assumption of the Virgin ; brilliantly coloured, on a 
background of raised and burnished gold, enclosed within a border 
tilled with tessellated patterns. Sienese style. Early xv. cent. 
Vellum; 15| in. x 12 in. Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition 
of Illuminated MSS., 1908, No. 269. 

B. The calling of Simon Peter and Andrew; in a large initial M. 
Milanese style; attributed on the mount to Antonio da Monza (?). 
Late xv. cent. Vellum; 8^ in. x 8| in. Burl. F. A. Club, No. 105, 
pi. 77. 

Transferred from the Department of Prints and Drainings (George 
Salting bequest). 

37956-37964. Edouard Silas : original scores of his principal com¬ 
positions, in nine volumes. Holograph. Folio. Bequeathed by the 
composer (d. 8 Feb. 1909). 

37956, 37957. Vols. I., II. (ff. 110, 89). “Joash”: sacred 
drama, 1858. 

37958-37960. Vols. III.-V. (ff. 131, 112, 90). “Nitocris”: 
grand opera, 1859. 

37961. Vol. VI. (ff 103). Symphony in A (op. 19), 1852. 

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37962. Vol. VII. (ff. 69). Symphony in C (op. 96), 1872. 

37963. Vol. VIII. (ff. 65). “Mr. Punch’s Musical Recollec¬ 
tions”: burlesque symphony, “composed Nov. 1856, arranged 
in 1866.” 

37964. Vol. IX. (ff. 37). “ Elegio ” (op. 34), for pianoforte 
and orchestra, 1856 (f. 1); and “March of Vagabonds” 
(op. 90), for pianoforte, 1873 (f. 32). 

37965-37967. Correspondence of John Martin relative to his Biblio¬ 
graphical Catalogue of Boohs privately printed (London, 1834) ; 
31 Dec. 1828-10 May, 1855. With proofs of the engravings, etc. 
Three volumes. The names of the writers are given in the Index. 
Paper; ff. i. -f 254, i. + 246, i. -f- 318. Quarto. Presented, with an 
interleaved and annotated copy of the published work, by John William 
Martin, Esq. 

37968. “ La donna di Gonio volubile ” : libretto of the 2-act opera- 
buffa with that title by Marco Portogallo [Marcos Antonio da 
Fonseca], originally produced at Parma in 1791, the names of tho 
performers being given on f. 2. Tho present copy appears to have 
been used again for a performance at Corfu in 1822. 

Paper; i. -|- 22. Small quarto. Transferred from the Department 
of Printed Books. 

37969. “ A oenerall rule to techc euery man, that is willyngo for to 
lerne, to serve a lordo or mayster in euery thyng to his plesure ” : 
rules for tho conduct of steward, marshal, usher, carver and others, 
chiefly with regard to tho lord’s hall, including also “a gcnerall 
rulo of all manor of fysshes as bey shall bo seruyd in order and 
course of seruynge.” Peg. “ The marshall in tho mornyng ought 
to come into be hall.” Colophon “ Explicit a good techyng.” 

On the flyleaves are (a) Memoranda about wood carried partly at 
Talatun [Talaton, co. Devon ?]. f. 1;—(b) A few medical recipes 
in Engl, and Latin, f. 8 b. A vellum fiagment (f. i.) formerly in 
the binding contains 15th cent, accompts, apparently for repairs 
at some castle. 

Paper (except f. i.) ; ff. i. 4- 8. Quarto. 8^ in. x 5^ in. End of 
xv. cent. 

37970, 37971. “ Arms of the Archbishops and Bishops of France; 
collected, 1887-1900, by Gustave Arthur Bouvier.” In alphabetical 
order of sees, the arms being in trick, in colour, or engraved, with 
descriptions and biographical details in MS. Two volumes. Vol. I. 
(ff. 189). Agen-Le Mans. Vol. II. (ff. 188). Le Puy-Viviers, 
followed by Tarentaise (f. 185), by additions to Quimper (f. 187), 
and by additions to Nantes (f. 188). 

Paper. F olio. 

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37972. “ Ancient Strongholds [or Earthworks] in Hampshire and 
the Isle of "Wight surveyed and drawn by Edward Andrews 
Dowmnan,” visited and examined 1876, 1889, 1895-1908. With 
brief descriptions and an introduction ff. 2), dated Nov. 1907, and 
(p. 4) a list of the plans. The names of places are given in the 

Paper; flf. 57. a.d. 1907. Largo oblong folio. 

37973. “ Ancient Earthworks ” surveyed and drawn by the same, 
viz.:—(a) in Kent, visited and examinod 1874,1870, 1899-1905. 
With brief descriptions and an introduction (f. 2) dated Jan. 1910, 
and (f. 3) a list of the plans, f. 1;—(b) in Middlesex, visited and 
examined 1890, 1900-1907. With brief descriptions and an intro¬ 
duction (f. 32) dated Jan. 1910, and (f. 33) a list of the plans, 
f. 31 ;—(c) in Surrey, visited and examined 1889, 1890, 1897, 
1900-1905. With brief descriptions and an introduction (f. 41) 
dated June, 1909, and (f. 42) a list of the plans, f. 40. The names 
of places are given in the Index. 

Paper; flf. 00. a.d. 1909, 1910. Large oblong folio. 

37974. “ Ancient Earthworks ” surveyed and drawn by the same, 
viz.:—(a) in Northamptonshire, visited and examined 1904, 1905. 
"With brief descriptions and an introduction (f. 2) dated Mar. 1910, 
and (f. 4) a list of the plans, f. 1 ;—(b) in Norfolk, visited and 
examined 1897, 1902, 1903, 1909. W'ith brief descriptions and an 
introduction (f. 39) dated Feb. 1910, and (f. 41) a list of the plans, 
f. 38;—(c) in Suffolk, visited and examined 1892, 1902-1909. 
With brief descriptions and an introduction (p. 64) dated Jan. 
1910, and (f. 65) a list of the plans, f. 63. The names of tho 
places are given in the Index. 

Paper; flf. 81. a.d. 1910. Largo oblong folio. 

37975. Napoleon Bonaparte : “ Lo sommaire d’un des chapitres 
[xvii.J de la Campague dTtalie.” Autograph. Sent by [Emmanuel 
Augustin,] Comte do Las Cases, to “ M. Louzada,” 15 Aug. 1827, 
and descjibed by him in the margin as“coqueje crois avoir do 
plus complet de la main de Napoloon.. .lorsqu’il nous dictait a 
Long wood en 1816.” The headiug of the summary is in the hand 
of the count’s son Emmanuel Pons de las Cases. 

Paper sheet, 12^ in. x 8 in., rolled in a morocco cover. Bequeathed, 
by Emanuel , Duqne de Losada y Losada. 

37976. “ L’ Olimpia vendicante ( sc . vendicata) ” : opera, in score, by 
Alessandro Scarlatti [1686]. See E. J. Dent, A. Scarlatti: his life 
and ivories , 1905, p. 39. 

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Paper; ff. v. + 135. Oblong folio. 17th-18th cent. Belonged 
successively to a Duclicss of Manchester, to Ann S. Mounsey (marr. 
William Bartholomew in 1853), and to Frederick George Edwards. 
Two letters to the last-named from Edward J. Dent, 1904, are 
prefixed (ff. ii., iv.). 

37977. Memoirs (1559-1594) of Sir James Melville, of TTallhill 
(1535—1617), written by him for his son. Autograph. Melville 
went to Franco at the age of fourteen in the retinue of the Bishop 
of Valence, and served many years abroad in various capacities. 
On his return he was made Gentleman of the Bedchamber to 
Mary, Queen of Scots, and Privy Councillor, and was afterwards 
Gentleman of the Bedchamber to Anno of Denmark, and Privy 
Councillor to James VI. The MS. w’as found in Edinburgh Castlo 
in 1660 and published (with an altered and completed preface) by 
the writer’s grandson, George Scott, of Pitlochio, in 1683 (reprinted 
1735 and 1751). It was re-edited from the MS. for the Bannatyne 
Club in 1827, with specimens in facsimile. 

Paper; ff. 111. llj in. x 7^ in. Circ. 1600. Belonged in 1827 to 
Sir George Henry Bose, having been bequeathed to his father, 
George Bose, Secretary of the Treasury, by Hugh Hume-Campbell, 
3rd Earl of Marchmont (d. 1794). Sir George sold the Marchtnont 
collection to Hugh Scott, 6th Baron Polwarth (see llixt. MSS. 
Comm. 14th Bep., App. iii., p. 58), from whom it descended to 
Walter Hugh Ilepbume-Scott, 8th Baron (sale-cat., Sotheby’s, 
25 Apr. 1910, lot 7). 

37973. Letter-Book of the Commissioners for Scotland in London ; 
15 Aug. 1645—27 Oct. 1646. The commissioners (apparently John 
Maitland, 2nd Earl of Lauderdale, Archibald Johnstone, Lord 
Warristoun, Hew Kennedy and Robert Barclay), who wero also 
members of the Committee of Both Kingdoms, met in their separato 
capacity usually at Worcester House. Their correspondence is 
addressed to the Committee of Estates at Edinburgh, the committee 
with the army, and other committees and officers. 

Paper (f. i. is the old vellum cover): ff. ii. -f- 127. ll^in. X 7£ in. 
a.d. 1645-6. Belonged to Walter Hugh Hepburne-Scott, 8th Baron 
Polwarth (sale-cat. 1910, lot 6). An old piess-mark D. 14. 39. 

37979-37992. Correspondence of various envoys and agents abroad 
with William Blathwayt, Under-Secretary, and Edward Conway, 
1st Earl of Conway, Secretary of State, and a register of corre¬ 
spondence of Blathwayt as Secretary in attendance on the King in 
the Netherlands, with Secretaries of State, etc., at home; 1669- 
1701. Fourteen volumes. Paper. Folio, and one small quarto. 
These and other Blathwayt Papers were preserved at Dyrham 
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Fark, co. Gloucester, in the possession of his descendants, and were 
sold at Sotheby’s, 25 April, 1910, sale-cat. lots 96, 97, 99, 100, 101, 
102, 103, 104, 105, 127, etc. For another large collection pre¬ 
viously acquired see Add. MSS. 9719-9768. 

The contents are:— 

37979. Blathwayt Correspondence. Yol. I. (ff. 109). Letters 
of Thomas Plott, Agent at the Hague, to Lord Conway and 
W. Blathwayt; 25 Feb. 1681, N.S.-20 Feb. 1682, N.S. 

37980. Blathwayt Correspondence. Yol. II. (ff. 310). Letters 
of Thomas Chudleigh, Envoy at the Hague, to the same; 
7 Feb. 1682, N.S.-23 Mar. 1683, N.S. 

37981. Blathwayt Correspondence. Yol. III. (ff. 89). Letters 
of William Carr, Consul at Amsterdam, to the same; 21 Feb. 
1681, N.S.-16 Feb. 1682, N.S. 

37982. Blathwayt Correspondence. Yol. IV. (ff. 234). Letters 
of Sir Peter Wyche, liesident at Hamburg, etc., to the same ; 
7 Fob. 1681, N.S.-27 Jan. 1682, N.S. 

37983,37984. Blathwayt Correspondence. Vols. V., YI. (ff. 263, 
269). Letters of Bevil Skelton, Envoy to the Ilanse Towns, 
to the same; 20 Dec. 1681, N.S.-17 July, 1685, N.S. Two 
volumes. Vol. I. 20 Dec. 1681, N.S.-28 July, 1682, N.S. 
Yol. II. 1 Aug. 1682, N.S.-17 July, 1685, N.S. 

37985. Blathwayt Correspondence. Vol. VII. (ff. 268). Letters 
of Philip Warwick, Envoy to Sweden, to the same; 11 May, 
1680, O.S.-3 Feb. 1683, O.S. 

37986, 37987. Blathwayt Correspondence. Vols. VIII., IX. 
(ff. 329, 326). Letters of Edmund Poley, Envoy at Berlin, 
Frankfort, Batisbon, etc., to the same; 8 Feb. 1681, O.S.- 
10 May, 1683, O.S. Two volumes. Yol. I. 8 Feb. 1681, 
O.S.—29 Mar. 1682, O.S. Yol. II. 1 April, 1682, O.S.—10 May, 
1683, O.S. Prefixed to Vol. I. (ff. 1—5) are abstracts of the 
treaties between England and the States General, 1678, and 
between the Empire and France, 1679. The bulk of the 
correspondence relates to the j'roceedings of the conference at 

37988. Blathwayt Correspondence. Vol. X. (ff. 111). News¬ 
letters from Brussels written by Jean Donuelly (see f. 3) to 
William Blathwayt, as secretary of Sir William Temple, Bart., 
Ambassador at the Hague; 22 May, 1669, N.S.-4 Nov. 1671, 
N.S. In French. 

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37989. Blathwayt Correspondence. Yol. XI. (ff. 303). Diplo¬ 
matic papers, chiefly copies, relating to the conference at 
Frankfort between the Empire and France concerning the 
French “reunions” in Alsace and on the Rhine and the inter¬ 
pretation of the Treaties of Westphalia and Nijmegen, and 
to negotiations with the Diet at Iiatisbon; 1080-1682. Tho 
only two original documents are:—(a) Letter from tho Diet to 
Charles II.; Ratisbon, 22 Aug. 1681. Lat. 20 paper seals, 
f. 20 ;—(b) The senate of Bremen to the same, on the arrival 
in tho city of Sir Peter Wyche, English Resident in the Hanso 
Towns, 4 Jan. 1682. Lat. Paper seal. f. 84. Besides the 
documents connected with the negotiations the volume con¬ 
tains some other papers, of which the most important are:— 

1. Proclamation by Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg, 
in favour of shipbuilding and foreign trade; Koln on the 
Spree, 24 Dec. 1680. Transl. f. 1. 

2. Reply by Pablo Spinola Doria [Marques de Los Balbasos] to 
an offer of mediation by Charles II. between Spain and 
Brandenburg in the matter of a Spanish ship seized by the 
Elector’s frigates; Madrid, 6 Jan. 1081. Trawl. With a 
note by [Sir] Henry Goodricko, Envoy Extiaordinary at 
Madrid, f. 3. 

3. Similar reply by “El Condestablo” [Don Inigo Melchior 
Fernandez de Velasco, Duque de Frias, Constable of Castille] 
to the ambassador of the States General; S. Lorenzo el Real, 
23 Oct. 1680. Trawl, f. 4. 

4. “ State of the Elector of Brandenburghs pretentions against 
Spaine ” ; received 18 Apr. 1681. f. 5. 

5. Memorial to tho Senate of Hamburg from Johann von 
Overbecke and Dominic Juncker regarding the marriage 
settlement of Gerald Russel l] and Susanna Juncker, and 
“ literae intercessionales ” sent to Russell by Charles II.; 
Hamburg, 18 Aug. 1682. Lat. Copy. With copies, also in 
Lat., of the marriage contract, 15 Apr. 1073, and of an agree¬ 
ment between the parties, 11 Aug. 1077. f. 142. 

37990. Blathwayt Correspondence. Yol. XII. (ft’. 87). 

1. Letters of Charles Middleton, 2nd Earl of Middleton, Envoy 
at Vienna, to Lord Conway and Sir Leoline Jenkins, as 
Secretaries of Stato, with one (f. 11) to the King; 2 Feb.- 
5 July, 1681, N.S. f. 1. 

2. Letters of Lord Conway to William Blathwayt; 19 March, 
1682, O.S.-22 May, 1683, O.S. f. 28. 

3. Miscellaneous letters and papers; 27 Jan. 1674, N.S.—13 Jan. 
1682, N.S. f. 52. Included are:—(a) Letter on the impeach- 

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ment of Thomas Osborne, Earl of Danby; [Dec. 1679?]. 
f. 53;—(b) Copy of a letter of Robert Roberts, Viscount 
Bodmin, Envoy at Copenhagen; 19 Feb. 1080, N.S. f. 55;— 
(c) Draft of a warrant to Sir Robert Wright as Master of the 
Rolls in reversion ; 20 Feb. 1680 [N.S.]. f. 59 ;—(d) State of 
the case of the London Steelyard to be exempted from taxes; 
8 April, 1680. f. 61 ;—(e) Correspondence of Fulke Greville, 
5th Baron Brooke, with Lord Conway; 20, 23 Aug. 1681. 
ff. 68, 70;—(f) Sir Gabriel Sylvius, Agent at the Hague, to 
Lord Conway; 7 Oct. 1681, N.S. Fr, f. 73;—(g) Copy of a 
letter from Lord Conway to Cosmo III., Grand Duke of 
Tuscany; 20 Jan. 1681. Ital. f. 76 ;—(h) Letter and brief of 
Sir Philip Howard on lead-sheathing of ships; 30 Nov., 
19 Dec. 1682. ff. 80, 82. 

37991. Blathwayt Correspondence. Vol. XIII. (ff. 182 ). 

Register of correspondence of William Blathwayt, as Secre¬ 
tary in attendance on the King in the Netherlands, with 
Dauiel Finch, Earl of Nottingham, Secretary of State; 

March, 169^-8 Nov. 1692. 

37992. Blathwayt Correspondence. Vol. XIV. (ff. 273). 

Register of letters of William Blathwayt, in the same capacity, 
to Secretaries of State and others, whoso names appear in the 
Index; 25 March, 1693, O.S.-12 Nov. 1701, N.S. 

37993. Register of letters, etc., of Alexander [Hume-Campbell], Lord 
Polwarth [2nd Earl of Marchmont, 1724', Lord Lieutenant of 
Berwickshire, relating to the Jacobite Rebellion ; 10 Sept.-27 Dec. 
1715. The letters arc addressed to the Secretaries of State, [John 
Campbell,] Duke of Argyll, Commander in Chief, John Robethon, 
secretary to George I., Geo. Drummond, Commissioner of Excise, 
the Hon. Geo. Baillie of Jerviswood, Commissioner of the Admiralty, 
and others, and refer principally to the raising of the Berwickshire 
militia, the movements of Lord Polwarth and the Orange Battalion, 
the movements of the rebels, and in particular their occupation of 
Leith and subsequent retreat to Seatoun House on their way to 
England (f. 11 b), the difficulty in maintaining the Berwickshire 
troops and their dismissal, etc. 

Paper; ff. 43. Small quarto. From the Polwurth collection 
(sale-cat. 25 Apr. 1910, lot 22). 

37994. Original letters (61) of Henry St. John, Viscount Boling- 
broke, to Hugh Hume-Campbell, Earl of Marchmont; New Year’s 
day, 1740-31 July, 1750. holograph (except ff. 91-96); generally 

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unsigned or only signed with initials. Mostly printed in Sir G. If. 
Rose’s Selection from the papers of the Earls of Marchmont , 1831, ii. 
pp. 202-387. The following, among others of minor importance, 
is apparently unpublished :—“ Mr. Hume made his motion this 
morning and introduced it incomparably well. Fazakerly seconded, 
Guernsey thirded, and Berkoley fourthed it. Pelham concurred 
and applauded, but endeavoured to take off some general imputa¬ 
tions, that had boen properly layed. Pitt replyed well and strongly, 
and supported the motion. Young said he had designed to make 
it ever sinco the invasion had been talked of, but had some doubt 
how to make it. This you may imagine drew some ridicule on 
him. The Court seemed surprised and hurt, the body of the 
Tory’s perfectly pleased. It passed nemine eontradicente, and 
even the sower Mr. Waller testifyed his satisfaction when the 
thing was over. What shall we say of the behaviour of our 
famous leaders in opposing this measure? Even what we have 
so often said. Mr. Pelham expostulated with your brother in 
private discourse, why he had not concerted the thing with him, 
etc. ... Frydav night [Nov. 1744].” 

Paper; ff. 100. Small quarto. From the Polwarth collection 
(sale-cat. 25 Apr. 1910, lot 20). 

37995. “ ‘ Amore vince tutto ’ ossia * La donna di piii caratteri ’. . . . 
Dramma fucoto .... musica di Pietro Carlo Gugliolmi.” The 
libretto only [by' Antonio l’alomba], dated at the end “9 Giugno, 
1810, Padova.” The opera, however, appears to have been 
oiiginally produced at Naples, in 1807, as “ Amor tutto vince.” 
Paper; ft*. 27. Small octavo. a.p. 1810. 

37996. “The History of the Sn fierings of the Church of Scotland,” 
by the Rev. Robert Wodmw; book iii. ch. 1-ch. 5, sect. 2 (ending 
“may tend to clear the pannel’s innocence and”). Apparently 
a contemporary’ copy’ of an early draft, differing considerably from 
the text as printed in 1721—2 (reprinted 1829). Some leaves ar6 
missing, viz., 4 pp. between f. 20 and f. 21, 6 pp. between f. 97 and 
f. 98, and 8 pp. between f. 98 and f. 99. The divergences from 
the printed text not only include innumerable verbal differences 
and unimportant omissions and additions (e.g. “ Besides this I 
may’ acquaint the Reader,” f. 55, cf. ed. 1829, iii. p. 112, “The 
reader will further observe ”), but numerous passages have beon 
added in the printed text (e.g. MS. f. 7 b omits most of iii. pp. 11- 
23), and others, less commonly, have been omitted from it, while 
others again have been recast or rearranged. For similar draf ts 
of book ii. see Harley MSS. 6543, 6544. 

Paper; ft*, i. -f 130. Small quarto. Early xvm. cent. Book-plate 
and inscription (f. i.) “ Swindrige Muir.” 

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37997. Minute-Book of the “ Society for the Diffusion of Political 
Knowledge,” from its foundation on the suggestion of Henry, Baron 
Brougham, Lord Chancellor, 28 Juno, 1834, to its dissolution, 
15 Aug. 1836. 

Paj>er; ff. 31. Quarto. Presented by the lit. Hon. John Lubbock, 
Baron Avebury, P.C. 

37998. Paters of Sir Edward Walker, Garter king of arms, relating 
to the order of the Garter; 1523-1677. In the later portion often 
autograph. They contain notes on procedure and ceremonials, lists 
of knights, investitures, fees, etc., and a few letters. Three 
documents (ff. 64, 70, 79) are printed in the Appendix (nos. xx., lxi., 
cv.) of E. Ashmole’s Order of the Garter, 1672, as from the collections 
of Sir E. Walker, with a good many others from the same 
collections not contained in tho present volume. 

Paper; ff. 246. Folio. 

37999. Miscellaneous official papers and letters, many of them being 
demands or orders for payment for public services, as carrying 
council letters, victualling ships for Ireland, etc.; 14-16, 1561-1718. 
Among them aro :— 

1. Acquittance from Henry Bedford, Knt., Lieutenant of Rouen for 
[Richard] Duke of York, to Martin Fauvel, receiver of revenues at 
Rouen, for a quarter’s salary; 4 June, 1446. Signed, f. 1. 

2. Bill of oxpenses of F[rancis Russell, Earl of] Bedford, on a special 
embassy to tho French Court; 21 Jan.-lO Mar. [1561]. Signed. 
With acquittance by Humfrey Mich ell on his behalf, 2 Apr. f. 2. 

3. Bill of expenses of Robert Kichman, messenger of the Queen’s 
chamber, for delivering Council letters; 5 Sept. 4 Eliz. [1562]. 
Allowed by [William Paulet, Marquis of] Winchester, Lord High 
Treasurer, f. 3. 

4. Warrant of tho Lord Treasurer and Sir Walter Mildmay, 
Chancellor of the Exchequer, for repayment to Nicholas Sherwood 
of 71. received from him for land in Scalby [?co. York], which had 
already been granted to Robert Hodgson; 15 June, 1570. Signed. 
f. 4. 

5. Bill of expenses of Philip Conwaie, Queen’s messenger, carrying 
letters to West Chester and Carlisle; 24 Feb. 13 Eliz. [1571]. 
Allowed by Lord Treasurer Winchester, f. 5. 

6. Hough Caulveley to Edmond Gamwell, Mayor, and tho Aldermen 
of Chester, on an affray at Chester; 14 Dec. [1585]. f. 9. 

7. Acoompt, with detailed particulars, of Michael Heneage, keeper of 
tho Tower records, for searches and extracts made for the public 
service in (a) Ireland, (b) the Low Countries, and (c) the Isle of 
Shoppey ; 1585-1587. Allowed by W illium Cecil, Lord] Burghley, 
etc. ff. 11-14. 

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8. Request by Henry Goodwyn for his expenses as messenger of the 
Court of Exchequer, with letters; 1592, 1595. Allowed by Sir 
John Fortescue, Chancellor of the Exchequer, ff. 15, 17. 

9. W[illiam] Borough, B[enjamin] Gonson and Roger Langford, of 
the Navy Office, to Lord [Burghley?], asking for an imprest of 
1000/. for wages of artificers, etc.; with a note by the Lord 
Admiral, C[harles, Lord] Howard of Effingham, 30 Sept. 1596. 
f. 18. 

10. Particulars of “a monethes paie for her majesties forces in the 
Lowe Countries,” ending 12 Mar. 1598[9], with names of officers, 
etc. On the back is a note by Sir J. Fortescue sanctioning 
payment, f. 22. 

11. Paul Parker and Anthony Wingfield to Thomas Sackvillo, Lord 
Buckhurst, Lord High Treasurer, concerning a levy of 100 men 
for service in Ireland; 26 Mar. 1600. With note by Lord 
Buckhurst. f. 27. 

12. Certificate for the Lords of the Council, of victuals laden in the 
“ Marie Rose,” of London; 30 July, 1600. f. 29. 

13. Request by William Farmer, messenger of the ('ourtof Exchequer, 
for his expenses carrying letters, etc. Allowed by Sir J. Fortescue, 
7 Nov. 1600. f. 31. 

14. Request by Thomas Collstock, messenger of tho Queen’s Chamber, 
for his expenses riding into Wiltshire, etc.; June, 1601. Allowed 
by Lord Treasurer Buckhurst. f. 34. 

15. Certificate by Edward Goegho, Mayor of Waterford, of the 
landing of soldiers under Capt. Yelverton; 8 Sept. 1601. f. 36. 

16. Sir Thomas Coventry to-, on a surrender of copyhold “ lately 

inclosed into Theobaldes Parke”; 17 Mar. I617[8j. f. 50. 

17. Thomas Alurod, secretary to Ralph, Lord Eure, President of 
Wales, to George Villiers, Marquis of Buckingham, in opposition 
to the Spanish Match ; 1620. Cf. Egeiton MS. 2882, f. 208. f. 52. 

18. [Sir] William Croft to [Sir Thomas Coventry, Attorney General]^ 
as to the disposal of his estate on his going to Spain ; St. James’, 
1 Mar. 1622[3], f. 57. 

19. Testimonial from Thomas Bainbrigg, D.D., Master of Christ's 
College, Cambridge, and tho follows, in favour of Matthew Sweetser, 
B.A.; 24 Feb. 1623[4]. Cf. Masson, Life of Milton , i., ed. 1881, 
p. 123. Signed; with seal. f. 58. 

20. Acquittance by [Robert Sydney, 2nd Earl of] Leicester, to tho 
Farmers of the Customs and Subsidies “ upon Currants,” for 1200/. 
due to his late father; 27 Nov. 1627. Signed; with seal. f. 60. 

21. Privy Council to Sir Peter Wentworth, K.B., High Sheriff of co. 
Oxon, giving instructions for the levy of ship-money; 12 Aug. 
1635. Copy. f. 64. 

22. “A wusicke lecture at y c schools, 1642”: a mock lecture pro- 


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fesscdly delivered at Oxford, subscribed “ J. Bourne.” Beg. 
44 Foole that I was to thinke tins practieke musicke seduced y° 
scholleiB hitlier; they croud hether, as they do sometimes at parish 
churches, not to heare the lectures but veiw the citizens wives.” 
A John Bourne matriculated at Christ Church, 12 Oct. 1638, 
aged 17 (Foster, Alumni Oxon ., p. 156). f. 66. 

23. Order by the Committee of the Admiralty to the Navy Commis¬ 
sioners for six ships “ to set to sea to ly on the Northen Coaste ” ; 
27 Jan. 1642[3]. Signed by [Robert Rich, Earl of] M arwick, Giles 
Grene and John Rolle. f. 68. 

24. “ Directions from a learned lawyer how to act before y® pretended 
Visitors of y e Vni versify [of Oxford] in y° Rebellion.” f. 69. 

25. [Ungues] de Lionne [Marquis de Fresnesj, Minister for Foreign 
Affairs, to [Gaston Jean Baptiste de Comminges, Comte de] 
Comminges, French Ambassador in England; Paris, 30 Mar. 1664. 
Partly in cipher, f. 73. 

26. Order by [Thomas Osborne, Viscount] Latimer, Lord High 
Treasurer, for payment of salary to Richard Fades, King's Falconer; 
“31“*” Nov. 1673. f. 76. 

Paper; If. 82. Folio. 

38000. Letteus (13) of the Electress Sophia, wife of Ernest Augustus, 
Elector of Hanover, to Mary, widow of Sir William Dutton Colt, 
sometime British Resident at the Electors Court, with ono to Sir 
W. D. Colt; 1681, 1693-1714. French. Holograph. The first 
letter, which is addressed to Sir William, refers to a charge brought 
against him of speaking ill of the Elector; and the first letter to 
Lady Colt (f. 3) condoles with her on her husband’s death. The 
rest are of a familiar character, public events being only occasiona'ly 

Paper; ff. 28. Quarto. 

38001. Foems by Sir Robert Howard, dramatist ( d. 1698). Holograph. 
They are not printed in his Poems , 1660, or in his Poems on several 
occasions, 1696. Among them are:—(a) “Daphne, A Pastoral 
Eclogue.” f. 3 ;—(b) “ Tho Fair Mourner.” f. 4 ;—(c) “ To Celinda 
against Marriage.” f. 4b;—(d) “Cure of Jealousy.” f. 5;—(e) 
“ Jealousy.” f. 6 ;—(f) “ Elegy, to his Mistress upon quitting her.” 
f. 7b;—(g) “Upon a favour offered.” f. 9b;—(h) “Dialogue, 
Between a Lover and his Friend.” f. 10;—(i) “The Power of 
Verse.” f. 11 ;—(k) “Elegy to his false Mistress.” f. 11 b. At 
the beginning (f. 2) is a portrait of the author from an original by 

Sir Godfrey’ Kneller. 

Paper; AT. 12. Folio. Phillipps MS. 23273 (sale-cat. 1895, lot 
429). In modern binding of crimson morocco, tooled. 

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38002. “ Apmeto ”: opera in 3 Acts, in score, by George Frederick 
Handel [1720], in the hand of his amanuensis, John Christopher 

Paper ; ff. i. -f 04. Mid. xvm. cent. Oblong folio. Richly tooled 
red morocco binding, with the device, within a Garter, of the 
Prince of Wales. 

The following nos., 38003-38035, were purchased at a sale of a further 
portion of the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bart., of Middle Hill, 
co. Wore., and Cheltenham (d. 1872). 

38003. Breviary, of Cologne use, as appoars from the Calendar, from 
the offices in honour of St. Peter, the Three Kings, and St. Heribert 
(see below, artt. 1, 4, G, 7), and from the rubrio “ Sciendum quod 
sic seruatur de vna virgino in maiori ecclesia Coloniensi,” etc., on 
f. 75 b. The contents are as follows:—(1) Calendar. In red are 
Gereon, the Eleven Thousand Virgins, and Severin, Bishop [of 
Cologne]; in black, Ileribert, Arehbishop of Cologne, Maternus, 
Evergislns, and Cunibert, Bishops [of Cologne], and Cordula [ono 
of St. Ursula’s companions]; also “Obitus tercii rogis ” (11 Jan.) 
and “Translacio trium regum” (23 July), f. 1 ;—(2) Psalms for 
matins throughout the week, with antiphons, etc. f. 7 ;—(3) Com¬ 
mune Sanctorum, f. G8 b;—(4) Offices of the Virgin, St. Peter, 
and St. Antony (with rubric “ De regibus quore in fine libri ” on 
f. 77). f. 75b;—(5) Temporale, from Advent to the octavo of 
Corpus Cbristi. f. 79;—(G) Proprium Sanctorum, from the Vigil 
of St. Andrew to St. Albinus (including Heribert on f. 298 b). 
f. 252;—(7) “ Sic obseruandum estde Regibus feria iii\” f. 310 b. 
Colophon (f. 312b), “per mo Jncobum Kraen do Dnlken [Diilken, 
near Kempen], anno Domini mccccxxx sexto, die xviii® March.” 
This only applies, however, to ff. 181-312; the preceding part is 
by a different hand of the same period. 

Paper to f. 183 inclusive, the rest paper and vellum mixed ; ff. ii. + 
312. 5.^ in. x 3J- in. a.i>. 143G. Bound in brown leather, stamped 

with roundels of the martyrdom of St. Agatha and of two goats 
affronted browsing on a tree, and lozenges of the fall of Adum, of 
St. Antony, and of a lion rampant, arranged in panels, with rosettes 
in the intervening spaces, and with a roll-stamp border of scroll- 
and-flower pattern; remains of brass clasp-fittings. Phillipps 
MS. 559 (sale-cat. 1910, lot 12G), from the library of Leander van 
Ess, S.T.D., of Marburg and Darmstadt. 

38004. “ Omelie dominicales per circulum anni ” : sermons on the 
Sunday Gospels, by Caesarius of neisterbach (d. eirc. 1240), con¬ 
taining a great number of illustrative tales, with allusions to 
contemporary history, civil and ecclesiastical. Many of thoso had 
already been used by Caesarius in his often printed Dialogue 

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Miraculorum (e.g. see f. 2G b, “De his in dyalogo nostro distinctione 
septima plenius tractatum est”), and some appear also in liis now 
fragmentary Libri viii. Miraculorum (ed. Meister, 1901). The 
sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Advent contains the phrase “ Anno 
vero presenti, qui est m° cc° xxvV’ (f. 7 b); and in his own 
catalogue of his writings (see A. E. Sehonbach in the Vienna 
Academy’s Sitzungsberichte , phil.-hist. Clause, Bd. cxliv., 1902, 
Abh. ix. p. 8) Caesarius puts this series of homilies next after the 
Dialogue, which he finished about 1222-4 (see Cat. of Romance #, 
iii. pp. 348-9). They are preceded hero by 8 leonine hexameters, 
beg. “ Hie lege tu qui vis quibus influat vnetio riuis,” and by the 
usual “Prologus Cesarii,” beg. “ Botrus cipri dilectus meus mihi.” 
f. 1. This prologue is prefixed by J. A. Coppenstein to Homilise 
Dominicales ten. fr. Caesar ii, 1615, pt. ii.; aud ho prints all the 
sermons, but in a different order, beginning with the 2nd Sunday 
after Epiphany instead of the 1st Sunday in Advent. In the 
present MS. the sermons, many of which are headed “ Omelia 
Cesarii ad monachos,” begin “ Inioium euangelii ihesu cliristi .. . . 
Marcus sciens scriptum in liieremia.” f. 1 b. The first 8 (to the 
end of Advent, ft*. 1 b-18 b) are in Coppenstein, pt. iii. pp. 159—190 ; 
the next 25 (2nd Sund. aft. Epiphany to Ascension Day, ft*. 18 b- 
84 b) in pt. ii. pp. 1-123; and the remainder in pt. iii. pp. 1-159. 
A leaf has been cut out after f. 76 (3rd [4th] Sund. aft. Easter, cf. 
Coppenstein, pt. ii. pp. 107-9). 

Vellum; ff. ii.-f 171. 16 in. X 11^ in. xv. cent. In double 

columns, w r ith initials and headings in red. Bound in wooden 
boards covered with stamped pigskin. Phillipps MS. 451 (sale-cat. 
1910, lot 168,), from the library of Leander van Ess, where it w’as 
numl>ered 66. Formerly belonged to the monastery of St. James 
“ in Monte Specioso,” near Mainz (see Phillipps folio cat.), to which 
the press-mark F xvii., on the back and on a label pasted outside 
the cover, doubtless refers. Lator press-marks aie G. 1 outside the 
cover and A. 8 and 10 inside. 

38005. Speculum Sapientiae, etc.:— 

1. “ Breuiloquium principumet philosophorum, et est vna pars ipsius 
Gallensis ” : the “ Breviloquium de quatuor virtutibus cardinalibus ” 
or “ do virtutibus antiquorum principum et philosophorum ” of 
Joannes Wallensis. Other copies are in Koyal MSS. 5 A. xii., f. 1, 
10 A. ix., f. 71b, and 12 E. xxi., f. 27, Harley MS. 632, f. 25, and 
Burney MS. 360, f. 3 ; see also A. G. Little, The Grey Friars in 
Oxford , 1892, p. 144. Printed at Venice, 1496, etc. In four parts, 
beg. “Qvoniam misericordia et veritas custodiunt . . . Quatuor 
virtutes cardinales.” f. 1. 

2. “ Quadripartitus apologiticus Cyrilli episcopi” (the last two words 

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glossed “ Ilic fuitordinis Cannelitarum professor, primus patriarcha 
Jerosolimitauus ” in a 15th cent, hand) : the “Speculum Sapientiae” 
or “ Quadripartitus apologeticns,” a collection of fables, almost 
always attributed in the MSS. and early printed editions to one 
Cyril, Saint and Bishop, who is here identified with St. Cyril of 
Jerusalem (d. 386) and elsewhere with St. Cyril of Thessalonica, 
Apostle of the Slavs (d. 869). It is now generally recognized, 
however, as a 13th cent, composition: see Cat. of Romances , ii. 
pp. 357—367, where a German translation in Eg. 1121 is described. 
In four books, with a prologue beg. “ Secundum Aristotilis. 
sentenciam in probleumatibus stiis.” Colophon, “ Explicit Quadri¬ 
partitus apologiticus beati Cyrilli episcopi, in quo quidem speculo 
limpidissimo omnis supiencia claret.” f. 46. 

3. “ Epistola S. Bernhard hi de cura rei familiaris.” Printed in 
Migne, Patrol. Lat. y clxxxii. col. 647, among the letters of St. 
Bernard of Clairvaux, but almost certainly not by him; the 
attribution to Bernard of Chartres is also doubtful. See Hist. Lift, 
de la France , xii. p. 265; Haur6au, Not. et Exir. i. pp. 334-7. Beg. 
“ Gracioso ac felici militi domino Yarnoldo (sic) domino castri 
sancti Ambrosii.” f. 123 b. In a different hand from artt. 1, 2. 
Vellum ; ff. i. 4- 127. 7 A in. x 5$ in. xv. cent. A few illuminated 
initials in gold and colours, with partial borders of leaves and 
flowers, neatly executed in Dutch (?) style (ff. 1, lib, 46, etc.). 
On f. 126, “ De sancto Marty re Treuirensi [Trier],” written twice 
in gold. On f. 1, “ Marcellus de S. Aldegunde ” (16th cent.). 

Phillipps MS. 684 (sale-cat. 1910, lot 226), from the library of 
Lcander van Ess. 

38006. Warurohe-Accom it of Robert de Tong, Treasurer of the 
Household of Eleanor, sister of Edward III., on her journey to 
Nijmegen to be married to Reginald, Count, afterwards Duke, of 
Guelders; 18 April-26 June, 1332. In Latin. The entries arc 
classified thus (the headings are not always given) :—(a) “ Recepta 
denariorum.” f. 1;—(b) Oblationes et elemosynae. f. 2;—(c) 
Necessaria. f. 3;—(d) Dona. f. 8;—(e) Feoda. f. 10;—(f) 
Nuncii. f. 11;—(g) “ Iocalia empta . . . et data per eandem 
dominam Alieuoram diuersis magnutibus Anglic Almanuie et 
Brabantie apud Nouum Magium.” f. 12 b;—(h) “Recepta 
diuersarum rerum sine precio.” f. 13b;—(i) “Recepta equorum.” 
f. 13 b. The alms include maundy money, gifts to poor at Slum, 
hermits at Aldgate and near Dover, shrines, etc., at St. Paul’s Cathe¬ 
dral, Westminster Abbey, Rochester and Canterbury Cathedrals, 
St. Augustine’s Abbey and Harbledown Hospital, Dover Priory and 
Nijmegen, and to nuns at “ Cal ford ” (?near Mechlin), and tho 
“ necessaria,” etc., give much detail of presents and other expenses. 

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Vellum; If. v. -f 13. 13A in. X 10 in. a.d. 1332. Belonged to 

Thomas Martin of Palgrave; afterwards to Craven Ord, whoso 
h ok plate of arms is f. ii. (sale-cat. 1829, lot 547); Phillipps MS. 
3787 (sale-cat. 1910, lot 279). 

38007. “V ita bcati Ilugonis Lincolniensis episcopi et Carthusiensis 
monachi ” : the Magna Vita of St. Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln (1180- 
1200), by the monk Adam, his chaplain, afterwards Abbot of Eyn- 
sliam { Bill. Hag. Lnt. no. 4018). Printed by Dimock ( Magna Vita 
S. Hugonis , llolls Series, 1804) from the imperfect 13th cent. MS. 
at Oxford (Digby 105), completed from the 15th cent, fragment at 
Paris, Bibl. Nat. lat. 5575. Some other MSS. are mentioned by 
Thurston, Life of S. Hugh , 1898, p. xv. Preface beg. “Silencium 
mihi, patres dilectissimi ”; text, “Illustris sobolis clarissimi geni- 
tores.” Colophon, “Explicit vita beati Hugonis Carthusiensis 
monachi et Lincolniensis episcopi. Ecce dei confessor Hugo qui 
semper abhorrens | indulgere sibi nunc obtinet omne quod optat.” 
After this follow two appendices, viz.:—(a) “ De canonisacione beati 
Ilugonis et quibusdam miraculis post eius sepulturam per earn 
diuinitus ostensis et factis ” (Hill. Hag. Lat. nos. 4029, 4028, 
printed by the Bollundists in Catal. Codd. Hagiographicorum Hill. 
Reg. Bruxell. i. pp. 189-191) and several oiher miracles. Beg. 
“Sanctum Hugonem episc. Line, monachum ”; ends “obtinero 
meruerunt. Et sic finis horum miraculorum. Deo gracias.” 
Colophon, “ Anno salutis mille>imo quingentesimo vndecimo 
scriptum velociter per quemdam pan pore m monachum Carthusi- 
ensem doraus Sancte Barbara in Colonia, cuius anima cum omnibus 
fidelibus defunctis requies« at in pace perpetua. Amen ”; with 
note, “ Originate exemplar de quo scriptum presens ad lucem 
deductum fuit nobis communicatum a fratribus nostris de Wesalia 
Carthusiensibus ad tempus.” f. 132b;—(b) “ De translatione 
sancli Ilugonis Lincolniensis” (Bibl. Hag. Lat. no. 4024, printed from 
an imperfect MS. by the Boll and ists l.c.). Beg. “ Cougruum est 
et decens ut sanctos et eloctos ” ; ends “ conccdat qui est indeficiens 
lux vera Christus Iesus dominus nostor. Amen.” f. 135. 

On the inside of the wooden boards of the binding is a set-off from 
a fragment of MS. no longer in the volume, viz. four leaves of a 
12th cent. Psalter (Gallican), containing Ps. xliii. 13-2G, liv. 7-21 
and lxxvii. 45-57. 

Vellum; flf. i. 4* 138. 9£ in. X 7 in. a.i>. 1511. Gatherings of 

8 leaves (last -). Sec. fol. “ Ilugonis mei.” Contemporary binding 
of wooden boards, covered with light brown leather. A panel 
formed by intersecting four-line fillets is divided by three-line 
fillets iuto seven lozenges filled from two stamps, representing 
respectively St. Barbara (with palm-branch and turret), and St. 

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Bruno (with olivo-hranch and hook, between 8. B. ; mitre lying 
beneath). The remaining spacos are filled, three from a smaller 
lozenge-stamp of a lion, seven from a round stamp of a double rose. 
Brass clasps, one broken. Belonged to the Monastery of St. 
Barbara at Cologne ; afterwards to Leander Van Ess ( see 38003), 
being no. 319 in his library; Phillipps MS. 703 (sale-cat. 1910, 
lot 4-16). 

38008. Law Tracts and establishment lists of various dates, viz.:— 

1. “ A brief collection of thee principall vnder-oflicers and clarkes 
appertayuing to your Majesties Eshequer comonly kept at We«t- 
mynster, with alyke declaration, as well of their soverall functions, 
fees, rewardes and allowan[e]es, of auncicnt tyuno accustomed, as 
allso within whose gifte thee samo byne, when they become 
voyde ” : a tract addressed to the King [ James I. ?] on the duties of 
the officers, with a chapter on abuses to be reformed, f. 1. 

2. “ Notes taken in the Comon Pleas by Mr. [John] Gouldseborough, 
one of the prothonotaries of the samo court, concerning amendment 
of writtes and recordes and arrestinge of judgementes in all manner 
of aecions”: a tract in French, other copies of which are in 
Hargrave MS. 45, Ilarley MS. 0840, f. 71, and Add. MS. 25232, 
f. 59. At the end is a note said to be in the hand of William 
Stylo, the law-reporter, of the dates of three readings of the tract, 
14 Feb. 1638[9], — Feb. 1654[5], and 25 June, 1657. f. 14. 

3. “ A true collection, as well of all the Kinges Maiesties offices and 
fees in any of the courtes at Westminster, as of all the offices and 
fees of his maiesties honourable howshoulde, together with all fees 
pertaine[in'ge to captaines and soldiours haueinge charge of 
castles, bullwarkes and fortresses within the realtne of England, 
and likewise the offices and fees of his highnes honourable bowses, 
parkes, forrestes and chases within the said roalmo,” including 
also a table of precedence of the nobility; n.d. [1005-1607], 
Another copy of almost the same date, but slightly fuller, is in 
Add. MS. 35848, f. 4. f. 49. 

4. A brief and incomplete abridgement (Accompt-Discent) from 
year-books of Edward I. French. On the cover (f. 77) is the 
name (as owner) of Andrewe Jenour. f. 78. At the end (f. 87) 
are a few “ Queres del seignor Dyer ” [? Sir James Dyer, Chief 
Justice of the Common Pleas 1559—1582]. 

Artt. 5-7 are on vellum in a hand of circ. 1400. A table of 
headings to articles 5, 0 is prefixed. 

5. Treatise on tenures: the brief tract in French known as Tenurao 
or (to distinguish it from Littleton’s work) the Old Tenures. 
Other copies, varying greatly, are in Lansdowno MS. 559, f. 62b, 
Harley' MS. 5140, f. 3, Add. MS. 22552, f. 19. Beg. “ Tenir par 

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sendee de chiualer est tenir par homage et fealte”; ends “seroit 
iinpossibile en ley, etc.” f. 90. 

6. “Natnra brevium,” in French, temp. Rich. II., in 136 chapters. 
Reg. “ Dicitur qil ad bref de droit patent et bref de droit clos ” ; 
ends “auera cest bref deuers lestraunge.” f. 93. 

7. “ Incipiunt querele noue disseisine”; with a few other notes on 
forms of pleading and of fines, etc. f. 117. 

Paper and vellum ; ff. iii. -f 118. 9 in. x 6 in. (art. 1) ; 10| in. x 

6} in. (art. 2); 10} in. x 6 .} in. (art. 3); 9} in. x 6 } in. (art. 4); 
11 in. x 8 in. (artt. 5-7). xiv.-xvii. centt. Belonged (f. iii.) in 
1693 to Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford, whose arms are on 
the leather binding (robacked). Entered by Sir T. Phillipps in 
his folio catalogue as purchased of Tho. Thorpe, the bookseller. 
Phillipps MS. 9793 (sale-cat. 1910, lot 280). 

38009. Fragments of a chartulary or chartularies of Malmesbury 
Abbey, co. Wilts, viz.:— 

1. Account of acquisitions made for the abbey by Abbot William de 
Colerne (1260-1296). This fragment (a gathering of eight leaves, 
but tho first two are lost) corresponds to ft'. 2-8 of the Public 
Record Office MS. and pp. 359-372 of vol. ii. of Brewer and 
Martin’s Iieyistrum Malmesburiense (Rolls Series, 1879-1880). Beg. 
“ Dimidia virgata terre in Scorstone.” f. 1. At the end (f. 6 b) 
are extracts from the pipe-rolls of tho amount of issues paid to the 
king during two vacancies (1246 ? and 1260) before tho elections 
of Abbots Geoffrey and William de Colerne, and from other records 
of tho total temporalities and spiritualities of the abbey in tho 
dioceses of Salisbury and Worcester, 13th cent. 

Artt. 2-5 formed a gathering of six or more leaves, of which the 
first two and last three only remain. 

2. Table of contents to a chartulary of which the only other fragment 
now known appears to be ff. 1-7 of Add. MS. 15667. The table, 
which is evidently imperfect at the end, comprises capp. 1-169, 
which correspond (minor variations excepted) to the following 
chapters of the Record Office MS., viz., capp. 1—45 to R.O. capp. 
lxiv.-lxxxii.; capp. 46-57 to R.O. capp. xlii.-lxii.; capp. 58-169 
to R.O. capp. xciii. to ccix. Tho fragment in Add. MS. 15667 
comprises capp. 163—187 (but 183—187 are additions not in the 
original hand), corresponding to R.O. capp. cci.-ccxxiii. with a few 
others (see Rolls ed. ii. p. 1 vi.). f. 7. 

3. Copies of two proxies from William de Colerne, viz.:—(a) to mag. 
Ricardus de Spina at the Roman curia, 26 Nov. 1285;—(b) to 
mag. Edmundus Galun, for general purposes, n.d. f. 9. 

4. Assessment of wheat, barley, oats, wheat-malt, barley-malt and 
oat-malt on each manor (with a note of the amount of wheat sown) 

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and tables of operaciones, cherechsettis, tithes, mills and dairies of 
the abbey, f. 9 b. 

5. Appeal to Rome by mag. W. de Draycote, rector of Garsdon, as 
proctor for the abbey, against a demand by Tho. de Staunton and 
Steph. do Fremeleye, collectors of a tenth granted to tho king, from 
tho churches of Minty [co. Wilts, formerly co. Glouc.], Sutton 
[? Sutton Benger, co. Wilts] and Swyndon [Swindon, co. Wilts], 
which did not belong to them ; no date. f. lib. 

Artt. 6-15 are five leaves of another gathering, written in charter- 
hands. The contents do not appear in tho other MSS. 

6. Letter of Edward I. to the Bishop of-, Treasurer, concerning 

knights’ fees due by the abbot; n.d. f. 12. 

7. Extract of an inquisition concerning franchises in the three 
hundreds held by the abbey ; n.d. f. 12. 

8. Inquisition concerning subtraction of suit of court by Herbert de 
S. Quintino for Staunton (much fuller than in Rotuli Hundredorum , 
ii. p. 272); n.d. [1275]. f. 13. 

9. Extract from Domesday [f. 72, col. 2] concerning Sutton [Benger]. 
f. 13. 

10. Pleas, etc., between the abboy and Milicenta de Monte Alto con¬ 
cerning suit of court for Blackland, co. Wilts, including writs 
addressed to William de Hamelton, clerk [in charge of the great 
seal], dat. Bordeaux, 12 Sept, and 7 Sept., and to the sheriff of 
Wilts, dat. 3 Nov. 15 Edw. I. [1287]. f. 13 b. 

11. Form of presentation of N. de C. to tho vicarage of Norton, co. 
Wilts, addressed to Tho. do Brudeport, official of Sali*buiy, in the 
vacancy of the see ; 17 July, [? 1284, 1288 or 1297]. f. 14 b. 

12. Manumission by Abbot William [de Colerne?] of Thomas, son of 
Robert de la More do Brok[enborough ?]; 31 Mar. 1288. f. 14 b. 

13. Articles of enquiry concerning the economy of manors. In Latin. 
f. 15. 

14. Particulars, in more detail than in art. 4, of customary services 
due in each manor. Certain tenancies are apparently distinguished 
as “ lawehurthes ” and “ lawerypes,” and a measure called “ la 
lupe” is mentioned, f. 15 b. 

15. Inquisition before John de Pateshull, steward of Striguil, at 
Tudeham [Tidenham, co. Glouc.] concerning purprestures by the 
Abbot of Malmesbury at Plumweresclive [near Tintern ?]; 27 Oct. 
4 Edw. II. [1310]. f. 16 b. 

On f. 13 b is a marginal note that “dio Veneris proxima ante 
festum purif. b. Marie incepit fra ter Willelmus face-re nouas 
ymagines,” and on f. 16 b a note in French of the boundaries of 

Vellum; ff. i. + 16. End of xiu. cent. (exc. art. 15). Phillipps 
MS. 24358 (sale-cat. 1910, lot 542). 

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38010. Homilies on the Gospel-lessons for Sundays and a few of the 
principal Feasts throughout the year, beginning at Advent, with 
a prologue ; in English octosyllabic verse. Imperfect, wanting half 
the first leaf, a leaf after f. 48, several leaves after f. 93, and 
several more at the end. A copy of the original collection in the 
Northern dialect, and closely allied to (but much more complete 
than) the Edinburgh MS. printed by «J. Small, English Metrical 
Homilies, 1802. The first quire of another copy is in Add. MS. 
30358, and a series of tales extracted from the homilies is in 
Harley MS. 2391, ff. 150b-230b; Add. MS. 22283, ff. 1-30 b, 
contains part of a South-English paraphrase (complete in the 
Vernon MS. at Oxford), with additional homilies on the Gospels 
for Saints’ days; and a later Northern version, with considerable 
variations, is in Harley MS. 4190, ff. 1-205 b, and Cotton MS. 
Tib. E. vii. ff. 101 l>-281 b. For detailed descriptions of these 
and of the present MS. see Cat. of Romances, iii. pp. 320-330, 714; 
see too C. Ilorstmann, Altenglische Legendcn, Neue Folge, 1881, 
pp. Ivii.—lxxxix., and G. H. Gerould, The North-English Homily 
Collection, 1902. The first complete lines are: “ Thow gafe hym 
gast and full of witt | Swa qwaynt and crafty mad bou itt.” f. 1. 
These answer to 11. 17-18 of the prologue in Add. 30358, f. 2, and 
in Small’s edition, p. 2. The MS. breaks off in the homily for the 
20th Sunday after Trinity : “ To Jjis bridale or j?ai calde | For J?ai 
for cristen men er table.” f. 174 b. 

Paper; ff. i. 4- 17.4. 8J in. X 5£ in. Middle of xv.cent. Belonged 
in the 10th cent, to John, Laurence and Thomas Snawdon succes¬ 
sively (see ff. 91 b, 125,152, 154 b, 155). On the margin of f. 10 b 
is the name Anthony Teale, with date 1551, and on that of f. Ill b, 
is a late 1 0th cent, scribble, “To his well beloued freind Edmond 
Farebaticko de Thronton [Thornton] in the countye of Yorke 
gentellman.” Phillipps MS. 8254, entered in the folio cat. among 
the Heber MSS., and probably identical with lot 1090 in the sale- 
cat, of Richard Hebei’s library, pt. xi., 1830; Phillipps sale-cat. 
1910, lot G73. 

38011. Accompts of the four Tellers of the Exchequer, showing 
generally the weekly balances under each name and the total 
balance; 5 Dec. 1602-28 Sept. 1070. There are considerable gaps 
between ff. 53 and 5+ (10 Apr. 1603-10 Nov. 1665), between ff. 05 
and 00 (30 Mar. 1060-6 Sept 1607), and between ff. 72 and 73 
(18 Oct. 1607-22 Apr. 1670). The names of the Tellers are 
Laurence Squibb, John Loving, Sir George Downing, and William 
Pinckney (succet ded later by Sir William Doyly). Prefixed (ff. 1, 2) 

are similar accompts of John Brooke,-Carne, Arthur Squibb, 

and - Pitt, 5 Feb. 1030 ; and appended (ff. 107, 108) are 

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miscellaneous accompts, 1663-1684, and (flf. 109-123) Exclioqucr 
accompts of receipts for the navy, 31 July, 1660-3 July, 1668, 
when Sir George Carteret was Treasurer. 

Taper; ff. i. + 123. Folio. Phillipps MS. 20393 (sale-cat. 1910, 
lot 185). 

38012. Letters (18) to Rev. William Moore, chaplain (?) to James 
Bertie, Earl of Abingdon, at Oxford, with two to the Earl, 
mostly from lion. Charles Bertie and Hon. Peregrine Bertie, 
half-brothers of the Earl; 17 June-15 July, 1685. They relate 
entirely to the rebellion of the Duke of Monmouth, and bear upon 
the movements preceding the battle of Sodgomoor, which is 
briefly described (ff. 27 b-31 b). 

Paper; ff. i. -f 34. Folio. Phillipps MS. 13473 (sale-cat. 1910, 
lot 581). 

38013. Correspondence and papers of Thomas Coxe, special Envoy to 
the Swiss Cantons to negotiate a treaty for levying troops in 
Switzerland ; 18 Nov. 1639-19 May, 1692. A precis of the negotia¬ 
tions will be found at ft’. 9-11 b, and various projects for the treaty 
are interspersed. Other correspondence of T. Coxe, 1690-1692, is 
in Add. MS. 9740. Prefixed are:—(a) “ Lettre de revers d’Henry 4 e 
donnee aux Cantons Catholiques,” n. d. Fr. f. 1;—(b) Speech of 
Dr. John Pell, Envoy to the Evangelical Cantons; 13 Juno, 1654. 
Lat. f. 3;—(c) “Article reserve de la Diete a Bade” [in a treaty 
with France]; 30 Juue, 1669. Fr. f. 7. Appended are:—(a) 
Letter of the Evangelical Cantons to William III.; 31 July, 1696. 
Lat. f. 72;—(b) Memoir by the Grand Pensionary Heiusius on 
the title of William III. to the Canton of Neuchatel; 5 Nov. 1697. 
Fr. f. 74;—(c) Another memoir on the same Canton, n. d. Fr. 
f. 76;—(d) Letters [from W. Blathwayt] to Monsieur d’Hervart 
[Resident at Geneva?]; 9 Sept., 14 Oct. 1701. Fr. ff. 82, 83;— 

(e) Safe-conduct to - Southwell, signed by Arthur Villottos, 

English Minister to Switzerland; 25 June, 1759. Fr. f. 84. 
Taper; ff. i. + 84. Folio. Phillipps MS. 8741 (sale-cat. 1910, 
lot 841). 

38014. 1. Letters of Charles Schomborg, 2nd Duke of Schomberg 
(d. 1693), commanding in Savoy, to Daniel Finch, 2nd Earl of 
Nottingham,and William Blathwayt; Tyrin, 3 Mar. 1692-27 Juno, 
1693. In French, ff. 1-6, 21-32. 

2. Letters of Moinhird Schomborg, Duke of Leinster (1691) and 
3rd Duke of Schomberg (succ. 1693), to the King and W. Blathwayt, 
etc., with some replies; [Flanders], 1692—31 Dec. 1703. In Fren k. 
Other letters, 1692—1699, arc in Add. MS. 21487. ff. 9—20, 33—50. 
mss.— 1910. i’ 

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At f. 7 is an autograph note by William III. on military operations; 
and at ff. 33-3!) papers on the case of Capt. Martin Laycock, 
disabled by wounds, 1692-1694. 

Paper; ff. i. -f- 50. Folio. Phillipps MS. 8652 (sale-cat. 1910, 
lot 716). 

38015. Correspondence of Sir Robert Southwell, Clerk to the Privy 
Council (1664—1679), Envoy to Portugal (1665—1669) and Prussia 
(1680), and Chief Secretary for Ireland (1690-1702); 2 Oct. 1659— 
3 Aug. 1697. Prefixed (f. 1) is a copy of the conclusion of the 
well-known letter of Robert Southwell, the Jesuit, to his father 
Richard Southwell, 22 Oct. 1589 (cf. Add. MS. 34395, ff. 36-42, 
and see R. Southwell’s Complete Poems, ed. A. B. Grosart, 1872, 

pp. lxviii., lxxii.). Appended (ff. 401-404) are passports of- 

Southwell on bis way through Germany to Italy in 1759. Tho 
correspondence as a whole is not of great public interest, many of 
the correspondents boing members of Southwell’s own family and 
men of business. Interspersed throughout are drafts and copies of 
Sir R. Southwell’s own letters. Included are :—(a) Two long 
letters from Sir R. Southwell to Thomas Ilenshaw, French 
Secretary to the King, dated 22 Nov. 1682, 9 Jan. 1683, defending 
his conduct in tho matter of tho Popish plot, against an attack by 
Antoine Arnauld in his Apologie pour les eatholiques. ff. 278-285;— 
(b) Letter from the same to Daniel Finch, 2nd Earl of Nottingham, 
on the alleged suicide of Sir Edmund Bury Godfrey; 21 May, 
1688. f. 316. Tho names of tho writers are given in the Index. 
Paper; ff. i. + 406. Folio. Phillipps MS. 8587 (sale-cat. 1910, 
lot 843). 

38016. Letters (12) of John Carteret, Baron Carteret, 1st Earl 
Granville (1744), as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to Edward 
Southwell, Secretary of State; Dublin Castle, 14 Oct. 1725-16 Mar. 

Paper; ff. i. + 28. Folio. Phillipps MS. 8663 (sale-cat. 1910, 
lot 156). 

38017. Pedigrees and arms in trick of Yorkshire families in the hand 
of Sir William Dugdale, Norroy, apparently extracts of the Visita¬ 
tion of Richard St. George in 1612 (see Harley MS. 1487 and tho 
printed Visitations of 4584—5 and 1612, ed. J. Foster, London, 1875), 
perhaps made by Dugdale in preparation for his own Visitation in 
1666. The pedigrees, only 43 in number, are many of them not 
contained in tho latter Visitation (sec Surtees Society, vol. xxxvi., 
1859, and Add. MS. 29644). They are continued as a rulo to 
1612 or 1613, but some break off at 1584-1587, 

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Paper; ff. 7. Small folio. Phillipps MS. 35320 (sale-cat. 1010, 
lot 275). 

38018. Arms of families, etc., chiefly of Somersetshire, drawn in 
colours on engraved escutcheons, in the first half of the 18th cent. 
On a piece of paper attached to f. 8 is the title “The original book 
of the arms taken at Sir Edward Byshe’s visitation of the county of 

Somerset, A.n. 1672, by the hand of - Withie, painter, who 

attonded Clarenceux in that visitation. Also some arms of families 
in Derbyshire. This was bought at Mr. Rawlinson’s sale, 1733, 
by me E. S. Chester [Edward Stibbs, Chester Herald 1721-1739] 
and did formerly belong to my old friend Peter Lo Novo, Norroy,” 
etc. The first part of this description can only apply to an 
original from which art. 1 may have heon copied. It seems most 
probable, however, that the note of provenance applies to the 
volume as it now is and that the whole collection was made circ. 
1716-1720 and was in Le Neve’s library. Many of John Withio’s 
MSS. are in the Harley collection. A general index to the arms iu 
the volume is at f. 3 b. Contents :— 

1. Coats not alphabetically arranged, viz.:—(a) Two hundred and 
sixty-one escutcheons (but some are blank), chiefly of S miersetshiro 
families, probably from VVithie’s collection, and annotated with 
such notes as “entered 1623,” “no proofe,” “to perfect at London,” 
“see the visitation of Devon in tho office.” f. 8b;—(b) Fifty- 
seven escutcheons, chiefly of Derbyshire and Somersetshire families, 
noted as “ Additions by a different hand,” but copied by the same 
hand as (a), f. 24 b. 

2. A large and systematic collection of coats of arms, chiefly of 
families in or near Somersetshire, with names in a different hand 
from art. 1, viz.:—(a) Nobility, with notes on the representatives 
of tho families in 1716. f. 29 b (a short supplement at f. 94 b);— 

(b) The sees of Bath and Bristol, monasteries and corporations in or 
near co. Som. f. 31 b;—(c) Baronets and knights, f. 34 b (supple¬ 
ment at f. 95 b);—(d) Families alphabetically arranged, f. 38 b 
(supplementary alphabets beg. ff. 74 b, 97 b, 105 b). 

At ff. 28 b, 106b-109 are a few Welsh coats connected with tho 
family of Bowen and added by tho Rev. John Bowen, of Bath, 
circ . 1796-1828, who has also prefixed the following:—(a) Account 
of Eli Higgins of Baltonsborough, co. Som., who was partially 
deprived of tho power of speech, owing, as alleged, to a vow made 
by his father before his birth. Signed by Bowen and by Higgins, 
23 May, 1825. f. 1;— (b) Account, from R. S. Kirby’s Museum , 
of William Kingston, who was born without arms. f. 1 b;— 

(c) Table of markot towns in co. Som., with distances from London 
and Bristol and from each other, f. 6 b. 

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At f. 7 is inserted a copy of a citation l>y Sir E. Bysshe, Clarencieu x, 
for his visitation, addressed to Edw. Scaly, of Bridgewater, and at 
f. ii. engravings, published by John Carter, 1784-1780, of the 
sculptures on the \V. front of Wells Cathedral. 

Paper; ff. ii.-f 109. 16.^ in. x 10J in. xvill. cent. Belonged 

probably (see above) to Poter Lo Neve, Thomas Rawlinson (sale- 
cat. 1734, lot 87?) and Edward Stibbs; certainly to Kev. John 
Bowen (I8th-19th centt.) and to John Hugh Smyth Pigott (sale- 
cat. 5 Nov. 1849, lot 1972). Phillipps MS. 13477 (sale-cat. 1910, 
lot 235). 

38019. Pkdigkees of upwards of fifty Irish families, in the hand of 
Sir William Betham, Ulster King of Arms (1820-1853). Some are 
carried down to 1852. An index of names is at f. 211. Among 
the more elaborate collections are those for:— 


G rogan 











De Lacy 













ii ittbrd 

Inserted at f. 217 is a copy of notes by John Leslie (1571-1671), 
Bishop of Cloglier, of tho births of his children (1638-1655). 

Paper; ff. i. + 217.' Polio. 13 in. x 8 in. xix. cent. Betham 
sale-cat. 1860, lot 124 ; Phillipps MS. 15251 (sale-cat. 1910, lot 463). 

38020. “ Ordinarius Premonstratensis ” : ritual of the Premonstra- 
tensian order, for mass and the office throughout the year, with 
musical notes. Wanting a leaf after f. 81, but agreeing otherwise 
with Add. 10008, ff. 1-65 b. Slightly different recensions, with a 
prologue, are in Add. 22599, 22600, and 22604, ff. 19-117 b, and 
in J. Le Paige, liibliotheca Prsvmonstratcnsis Ordinis , 1633, pt. ii. 
pp. 892—921. Colophon: “Explicit ordinarius premonstratensis, 
ex vero originali ecclesie premonstratensis et aliis statutis patrum 
eiusdem ordinis capittulariter congregates («c) assumptis, necnon 
veris aliis exemplaribus certitudinaliter prout nunc tenendus est 
magna diligencia conscriptus. Quiquidem ordinarius si discordaro 
in certis locis ab antiquo repertus fuerit, seiat hoc humilis frater 
eiusdem ordinis sufficicnti auctoritate ot raeione immutatum et 
sicut bio in isto continotur tenendum.” One of the fly-leaves 
(f. 103) is a fragment of an 11th cent, copy of a Latin treatise on 

Paper (If. 1, 103 vellum); ff. i. -f 103. in. x 4 in. xv. cent. 

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Bound in wooden boards covered with white vellum, stamped 
with a panel filled with lozenges containing fleurs-de-lys or 
four-petalled roses; brass clasp. Fhillipps MS. 675 (sale-cat. 
1910, lot G78), from the Van Ess library (see above, Add. 38003). 

38021. “Sermones dominiculos per circulmn anni, a fratre Iacobo [de 
Voragine] Ianuensi arcliiepiscopo editi, ordinis fratrum prediea- 
torum. Coinploti por manus Ilcrmanni presbyteri, vicarii perpotui 
in Wftrtno [Wiirm, in Baden], anno Doin. millesimo quadringen- 
[te]simo vicesimo primo, in vigilia beati Iacobi apostoli” (so 
colophon, f. 269 b). Besides three sermons for each Sunday, the 
MS. also contains two for each week-day from Ash Wednesday to 
Easter Tuesday ; these last aro not in the printed editions of J. do 
\ oragine’s Sermones de Tempore, but aro in his Sermones Quadrage- 
8)males (Pavia, 1499). Prologue beg. “Ilvmane labilis vite 
decursus.” (f. 3). The Sermons beg. “ Dominica prima Aduentus. 
Prepara te in occursum . . . Quando rex uel aliquis princeps” 
(f. 3). The second of the three sermons for the 2nd Sunday alter 
Pentecost, omitted in its proper place (f. 185), has been added by 
the scribe at tho end (f. 2G9 b). It is followed (f. 271) by the 
chapter “ De dedieaciono templi” from tho Legenda Aurta (od. 
Graesso, 1846, cap. 182). 

Paper; if. 276, in double columns. 11J in. x 8] in. a.d. 1421 
(see above). Formerly MS. 169 in the Carthusian monastery of St. 
Barbara at Cologne (see if. 1, 1 b). On f. 276, “ Isto liber peitinet 
dom. Johanni pustori in Schockhen ” ^Schoeken, near Bromberg, in 
Posen], the last five words written later over an erasure. No. 226 
in the Van Ess library (see above, Add. 38003); Phillips MS. 610 
(sale-cat. 1910, lot 466). 

38022. “ Cierti Capitogli tratti del libro della beta Brigida, sposa di 
Christo, prencipesa de regno di Suotia, ne quagli si conte[n gono 
alcune profetie ouero riuela^ioni,” etc. Italian translation of 
selections from tho seven books of Revelations of St. Bridget of 
Sweden (d. at Rome 1373, canonized 1391), compiled in Latin by 
Peter, Prior of Alvastra (printed, Ltibeck, 1492, etc.). The Italian 
selections noticed by Klemming, Birgita Literatur (Stockholm, 
1884) seem to be smaller works, but an Oxford MS. (Canonici 127) 
contains an Italian text in eight books. Beg. “ Io so criatoro del 
cielo o della terra in deita col padre o collo spirito sancto ”; ends 
“ rende lo spirito a dio. amen.” Colophon, “ Finiscie il settimo ed 
ultimo libro delle ciolestiagli riuelationi di Christo ala sposa sancta 
Brigida nouella de regno di Suetia. Deo gratias. Amen.” 

Two vellum leaves from tho binding (if. i., ii.) contain part of a 
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of S. Quericho in Osenna [S. Quirico d’Orcia, near Siena], 25 Jan. 

Paper ; ff. ii. 4- 173. Circ. 1400. Gatherings of 1G leaves (last 12 ), 
with narrow vellum slips inside and outside. Initials in red. On 
f. 1 b is a fairly executed sepia-drawing of St. Bridget kneeling 
before a writing-desk, with the head of Christ above. On f. 2 an 
unfinished coat of arms. Original wooden boards covered with 
leather, with brass studs, rehaeked. Bought by Sir T. Phillipps of 
Boone, the bookseller; Phillipps MS. 16078 (salc-cat. 1910, 
lot 128). 

38023. Aesopic Fables, and another moralized tract, in Italian, 

1. “ Incomincia il prologo sonra la traslacione do Esopo de gramaticha 
in uolgare”: prose translation in a Northern dialect (Padua?) 
of the Latin verse collection known as Anonymus Neveleti, or 
sometimes as that of Walter the Englishman (see Ward, Cat. of 
llomances, ii. p. 309). The list of fables is identical with that of 
the translation “ per uno da Siena ” (see Hervieux, Lcs Fabulistcs 
Latins , 1893, i. p. 642), but M. P. Brush ( Isopo Laurcnziano, Balti¬ 
more, 1898) is mistaken in classing this among the MSS. of the 
Sienese writer’s veision. It is, as is also the lliccardian MS. 
printed by Ghivizzani (Volyarizzamento delle Favole di Galfredo , 
Bologna, 1866), an independent translation with a different preface. 
The translator speaks of himself as “ del arte do gramaticha piciolo 
e uille professoro.” A table of chapters is prefixed. Translator’s 
preface beg. “Li scriti delli autori delli quali fi fato inentione ” ; 
preface to the text, “ l/sanza e deli sauii auctori cho iuan^i che li 
comcnzi cl suo tratato ”; and text, “ Qucsto ortexelo parturisso 
parimente lo fruto cum lo fiore.” hinds “ lo crudel o mortel uelou. 
E quosto e prouado in la presente fabula. cio e che disc lauctoro.” 
f. 3. 

2. “ Qui comenza lo dodexe fatige de Ilercule dele quale se no po 
cauar e chauasene do molti bcli exempli, dei quali lomo po adim- 
prendero per lo istorie sottoserito segondo la soa possibilitado do 
intelecto.” Beg. “ La prima fatigha del dito Heroulo seguitando 
lordeno de Boecio fo in domare li centauri”; ends “con lo tuo 
sanito si li abati. Deo gracias. Amen.” Colophon, “ Compito do 
scriuer a di ultimo Mazo, 1449, cio e de acopiar.” f. 83 b. 

On ff. 99b-100 b is added in a later hand (circ. 1500) a poetical 
“ Epistola ad D. P. Sauo ” in Italian (49 lines in terza rima), beg. 
“ Non hebo un dolor si intenso quel pastore.” Nearly the whole 
volume is palimpsest, the underlying writing being a record in a 
14th cent, hand apparently of land-tenures or legal proceedings. 
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other scribbling an acquittance in 1507 by “ Antonio Justo, fo de 
rnesser Ironimo,” to “messer Friscbo Balbe” for part of an 
exchange of 1000 ducats made by messer l’ixaui with “ Nicholo 
Duodo marchadantte da Londra.” 

Vellum; ff. i. -f 102. 7 in. X 4^ in. a.d. 1449. Gatherings (V>eg. 

f. 3) of ten leaves. Sec. fol. “ e dire.” Original binding of wooden 
boards covered with leather, circular centre-ornament and border 
to panel of interlaced blind-tooling; rebacked. Brass studs and 
remains of clasps (one lettered Ihs). Old nos. 1150 (on f. 2), 
1455, 4131, 5025 (on binding). Bought by Sir T. Thillipps of 
Thomas Thorpe, the bookseller; Phillipps MS. 2749 (sale-cat. 1910, 
lot. 298). 

38024. Register of the Contrada or quarter of S. Romano at Ferrara; 
1317-1525. The contents aro mainly contemporary notarial 
instruments in Latin, recording leases (usus, invcstiturae) of lands 
and houses held of the syndics of the quarter. Lists of the 
tenants, 1352, 1375, 1390, 1589, occur at ff. 62, 1, 39, 137 respec¬ 
tively, those of 1352 and 1390 being records of formal entry by 
the syndic into all the properties. A few documents relate to 
acquisition of lands by the syndics and other matters. Among 
them are :—(a) Record of sentence by the podestii on Dionisius 
de Grilis and three others for sedition, 1385. Incomplete, f. 38 ; 
—(b) Will of Bernardus Messetus, son of Dominicus de Paneliis, 
of Parma, under which the syndic was a commissary, 29 Mar. 1428. 
f. 110b;—(c) Suit between the Contrada and the twelve Savi 
(Sapientes) of Ferrara about maintenance of a sewer, 1442 and 
1402. ft'. 112 b, 118b;—(d) Grant by Loonellus, Marquis of Fete, 
of land to build stables, 28 Jan. 1444. f. 112b;—(e) Proceedings 
of the Savi on a petition from the Contrada against the enrolment 
for taxation in the quarter of persons not resident there, 20 Aug. 
1493. The petition and another of 30 Apr. 1494 are in Italian. 
f. 139;—(f) Notarial copy, dated 17 May, 1617, of a lease of 
29 July, 1529. f. 145. 

Vellum; flf. i. -j- 146. 18 in. X 12 in. xiv.-xvi. centt. Binding 

(15th cent.?) of wooden boards covered with leather. Brass studs 
and corner-pieces embossed with the word “ amorc,” and clasps. 
Bought by Sir T. Phillipps at Sotheby’s, 20 June, 1860 (sale-cat. 
lot 151); Phillipps MS. 15726, repeated as 16079 (sale-cat. 1910, 
lot 318). 

38025. Census of Rome, perhaps (as an 18th cent, note on f. lb 
states) under Leo X. (d. Doc. 1521), but in any case between 1517 
and 1527. Divided into the thirteen regioni. The names aro 
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“ bocche ” in each house (total 55,035). The Pope’s household 
(f. 135) is given as 700 persons, and those of several of the cardinals 
as 150 or more. The identification of individuals in other cast s 
is difficult, since tho compiler usually adds to the Christian name 
the surname only, as Bacio Fiorentino, Dominico di Andrea, or tho 
occupation only, as Marcus Antonius Miniator, Rosoo Pitoro, Andrea 
Sartore, Domenico Stampatore, Aurolio Tintor, Raynior Musicha, 
etc., rarely both surname and occupation, as Jacobo Junta Floren¬ 
tine libraro (f. 149), Francisco Caluo estampator (f. 157), Dominico 
da Yiterbio pintor (f. 168 b). Jews and courtesans are usually 
noted as such. Of several persons entered as Michaelo Angelo 
probably none is identical with the artist, whoso residence in 1517- 
1518 seems to have been near tho Piazza SS. Apostoli, consequently 
in the quarter of Trevi (seo Syrnonds, Life. , 1893, i. p. 322). The 
name of the scribo, “Jacobo Hellin lo quale a scripto el presen to 
libio,” occurs at f. 150 b. 

On flyleaves are:—(a) Notes of the birth of twenty persons (all 
female except two), apparently at Gallese (near Orte), 1534-1544. 
ff. i., ii.;—(b) Notes, in different hands, of births in tho Caroselli 
family, 1547-1551. f. 1;—(c) Account of an affray at Gallese 
between Turks from Algiers, driven ashore after an engagement 
with Venetian galley’s near Ancona, and papal cavalry under 
Vincenzo Caroselli, who was wounded, Juno, 1562. f. 2;— 
(d) “ Memorio notabilo” of events concerning Romo or Gallese, 
1512-1560. ff. 199 b, 200. 

Taper; ff. ii.-f 288. 8} in. x 5f in. Circ. 1517-1527. Contem¬ 

porary Italian leather binding with foliated blind-tooling and 
stamped arms, on a fess between three roses an estoilo of six 
points. An old sale-number 26.- Bought by Sir T. Phillipps at 
Sotlmby’s, 21 Juno, 1860 (sale-cat. lot 250); Phillipps MS. 17711 
(sale-cat. 1910, lot 698). 

38026. Itinerauio Orientals : an Italian translation of the Ilincrario 
de las Mimones (in India, China, etc.) of Fr. Sebastian Manrique, 
a Portuguese Augustinian, which was published at Rome in 1649 
(another edition dated 1653 is really tho same, with a different 
title-page). Tho translation, which is a rough copy, containing 
many corrections, is close, but on a revision the translator has 
marked several passages for excision. That the translator was 
not tho author seems clear from several indications; e.g. on f. 146b 
and clsowhero occurs a note “ non li entendo bene.” With this 
MS. is bound up (ff. 1-2 b) a short note in a different hand 
entitled “ Itinerario orientale per la Persia et Turchia.” 

Paper; ff. ii. -f 166. Quarto, xvii. cent. Phillipps MS. 22995 
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38027. “Vita di Chiappitio Vitelli (d. 1575), Signore di Mon tone, 
Marcheso di Petriolo e di Citona, e Gran Commendatore de 
Caualieri di San Stefano, Conte di Campagna, et Arbitro tra la 
Maestii Cattolica o d’ Inghilterra [1569], nella quale sommariamente 
si raccontano gli eccelsi gradi e gli egregii fatti militari di questo 
gran Caualiero,” by “ Don Lorenzo Borghesi da C’itta di Castello.” 
Apparently unpublished. At the beginning (f. 2) is an index, 
and at the end (f. 166) a list of authorities. The last suggests that 
the life was written in the first half of the 17th century (after 
1614). Another MS. is mentioned by M. d’Ayala (Bibliografia 
militare-italiana , Torino, 1854, p. 244) as formerly in the possession 
of Moreni and then in the Bigazzi library. 

Paper; ff. iii. + 167. Folio, xvn. cent. Belonged in 1792 to 
Lorenzo Poltri, Abbot General of Vallombrosa, afterwards to 
Benjamin Hey wood Bright (sale-cat. 1844, lot 29). Phillipps 
MS. 11738 (sale-cat. 1910, lot 120). 

38028-38035. Transcripts of state-letters and papers relating to the 
history of France, principally in its internal affairs, during tho 
16th and 17th centuries. Eight volumes. Paper. Folio. Formerly 
belonged to Gabriel Bernard de Rieux, President de la secondo 
chambre des enquetes du I’arlement de Paris (d. 1745), whose arms 
are on the covers. Each volumo (except tho last) has a list of 
contents at the beginning. Phillipps MSS. (Vols. I.-1II.) 3156, 
(Vol. IV.) 3157, (Vol. V.) 3158 and (Vols. VI.—VIII.) 3159 (sale-cat. 
1910, lot 52). 

38028. Vol. I. (ff. 551). “ Diversos lottres et depesches escrites 

tant aux Roys qu’a Mess'* de Montmorency,” sc. Anno do 
Montmorency (d. 1567) and Henri de Montmorency (d. 1614), 
successive Constables of France ; 1528—1599. 

38029. Vol. II. (ff. 487). “Diverses lettres ot depesches 

ecrites tant aux Roys et a Messieurs de Montmorency et a 
M. [Jean de Brosso] lo Due d’Estampes ” ; 1528-1608. 

38030. Vol. III. (ff. 468). “ Diverses lottres et dep£ches escritos 

tant aux Roys qu’a Monsieur de Guise [Francois do Lorraine, 
Due d’Aumalo, and afterwards 2nd Due de Guise] et autres 
seigneurs,” especially to Claude de Lorraine, Due d’Aumalo, 
brother of tho above Due de Guise; 1548-1557, 1578-1590 
(ff. 269, 279). 

38031. Vol. IV. (ff. 533). “Lettres ecrites a Mess'* les Dues 
d’Aumalle et de Guise ”; 1548-1553. 

38032. Vol V. (ff. 533). “ Lettres du Roy ct do plusieurs 

seigneurs escrites a Mess'* lo Comte d’Aumalle [ Francois, aft. 

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Due do Guise], Marechal [Oudart] Dubies, ct Marechal 
[Charles de Cosse, Comte] de Brissac ”; 1546-1556. 

38033-38035. Yols. Vl.-VIII. (ff. 522, 541, 563). “Lettrcs de 
plusieurs Princes et Princesses et Grands Seigneurs”; 1537- 
1658. Many of them are written to the above-uamed Dues 
d’Aumale and Due de Guise, and some to Claude de Lorraine, 
1st Due do Guise (d. 1550). Included in Vol. VIII. are:—(a) 
Letters, etc., relating to the affairs of Savoy, 1568-1622. 
f. 303;—(b) Treatise “ touchant l’ordre qui doibt estre tenu 
pour s’apprester a donner vne Bataille. f. 357 ;—(c) “ Lettre 
au Boy [Henri IV.] par Monsieur [Jean de Gontaut, Baron] de 
Salagnac, du Camp douant La Fere, du 23 Decembre, 1595.” 
f. 423;—(d) “ Instructions secretes dre68ces par le Conseil ... 
de Montpellier pour estre suivies ... en tout ce quo conceme 
la negotiation de la paix et ce qui reste a traitor avec sa 
Majeste ” ; 17 Sept. 1575. f. 441 b;—(e) Documents relating 
to rebels at Mande; 1573-4. ff. 460, 473 b;—(f) “ Traito 
d’alliance d'entre le Boy Charles [IX.] et les Sieurs des Ligues ” ; 
1574. f. 476 b;—(g) “ Memoire sur l’execution do l’edit de 
Paris du 29 e do Noueuibre, 1577.” f. 493. 

38036. “ Cantate de diversi gran Maestri,” dated 1706. With a 
figured bass for harpsichord and (in no. 1) an oboe obbligato part, 
in score. The composers named are:—[Luigi] Legnani, [Pietro 
Paolo] Bencini, Domenico Sarri, Antonio Lotti, [Antonio?] Caldara, 
Giovanni [Battista] Buononcini, Francesco [Bartolommeo] Conti, 
Pietro Torri, Clemente Monarij, Attilio Ariosti, [Nicole?] Fago, 

[Francesco?] Maneiui, [Pietro Francesco?] Tosi,-Martini, 

Alessandro Scarlatti, and Tommaso Albinoni, by most of whom 
two or more compositions are given. On f. 145 b is the beginning 
of an anonymous cantata with accompaniment for strings, etc., 
apparently in the samo hand as the date 1712 and a refcreuco to 
[? Johann S.] Cousser on f. 147 b. 

Paper ; ff. 147. Oblong folio. 

38037. Missal of Toledo use : fragment, consisting of a single quire, 
viz.:—(1) “ Ordo ad faciendum aquam benedictam,” beg. “ Alexander 
papa constituit.” f. 1;—(2) “ Missale mixtum secundum consue- 
tudinein ecclesio Toletano ”: Temporalo, Dom. i. Adv.-Fer. iv. 4 
Temp. Adv. f. 3. The text does not resemblo that of the Moz- 
arabio rite as printed for Card. Xiinenes, Missale mixtum , Toledo, 
1500 (Migne, Patrol. Lat., Ixxxv.), but is practically identical with 
that of his Missale toletanum, Burgos, 1512. 

Vellum; ff. 8. 14^ in. x 10£ in. Late xv. cent. Double columns 

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borders and miniature-initials on ff. 1 and 3, partial borders and 
gold initials on coloured grounds throughout, and a foliated initial, 
sometimes enclosing a half-length figure, for each day. The border 
decoration is of Italianesque style (cf. Add. MS. 21140, a Spanish 
translation of Aristotle’s Ethics, executed about 1458-9) : narrow 
gilt 1 ars entwined with foliage, rayed gilt disks, angels, putti, 
birds, monsters, etc. The miniature on f. 1 represents Christ 
enthroned giving the blessing; the subject of that on f. 3, the 
Second Advent, is continued in the border, which is filled with the 
dead rising from their tombs, summoned to judgment by r angel- 
trumpeters. A shield of arms (gules, a triple-towered castle or t 
port and windows azure), apparently that of Alfonso de Acuna 
Carillo, Archbishop of Toledo 1446-1482, is supported by angels in 
the borders of ft'. 1 and 3. Bought ut Sotheby’s (sale-cat., 16-17 
June, 1910, lot 501). 

38038. Original dispatches, many of them in duplicate, from Alfonso 
VI., King of Portugal, and his ministers [Luis de Sousa e Vascon- 
cellos], Condo de Gastello Melhor, and Antonio de Sousa do Maccdo, 
to Francisco de Mello [e Torres], Marquez de Sande, Conde da 
Ponte, Portuguese Ambassador Extraordinary to England, and 
later to France to negotiate the marriage of Alfonso to the Princess 
d’Aumaleet do Nemours; 1662—1666. Portuguese. The King’s letters 
are signed by the King and Gastello Melhor, and bear a paper seal; 
those of the ministeis are signed by them, and a few have holograph 
additions. Many letters are in cipher ; somo of these are deciphered 
in the margin by a contemporary hand, and others are followed by 
modern decipherments, which, however, are not always to bo 
trusted, as a comparison with the older decipherments will show. 
Several of the letters are accompanied by enclosures. The subjects 
are the King’s marriage, the war with Spain and negotiations for 
peace, the cession of Bombuy to England, the English proposals for 
au alliance with Portugal against Holland and France, etc. 

Besides the dispatches and enclosures the volume also includes :_ 

(1) Two holograph letters to the Marquez do Sande from the 
Princess d’Aumale, 20 Nov. (no year), and undated, answered 22 
Dec. 1664. Fr. With seals, ff. 14, 16;—(2) A. de Sousa 
do Macedo to Ruy Tellez de Menezcs, 30 Jan. 1666. f. 70;—(3) 
Charles II. of England to the Marquez de Sande, 17 Apr. 1666. 
Fr. Copy. f. 120. With a title-page, and the Royal Arms of 
Portugal, drawn in ink within an ornamental border. At tho end 
(ff. ii.-ix.) is bound up a modern description of the contents. 

Papor ; ff. ix. -f- 125. Folio, a.p. 1662-1666. 

38039-38054. Correspondence and biographical notes upon which 
William Richard O’Byrnc based his Naval Biographical Dictionary 

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of all living officers (1849), compiled during the years 1843-1849. 
Sixteen volumes. Paper. Folio. The contents are :— 

38039. Vol. I. (ff. 519). A—lie. 

38040. Vol. II. (ff. 499). Bi—By. 
38041. Vol. III. (ff. 473). C— Co. 
38042. Vol. IV. (ff. 5*26). Cr—D. 
38043. Vol. V. (ff. 547). E—Gi. 

38044. Vol. VI. (ff. 524). Gl—Ha. 
38045. Vol. VII. (ff. 446). He—I. 
38046. Vol. VIII. (ff. 457). J— 
38047. Vol. IX. (ff. 484). Lef— Mann. 

38048. Vol. X. (ff. 459). Mane-Mu. 
38049. Vol. XI. (ff. 485). N—Peel. 
38050. Vol. XII. (ff. 468). Pell- 

38051. Vol. XIII. (ff. 509). Re—Sew. 
38052. Vol. XIV. (ff. 574). Sey—Sy. 
38053. Vol. XV. (ff. 489). T—Wu. 
38054. Vol. XVI. (ff. 472). Wo—Y. 

38055. A.—CC. Rubbings of inscriptions on church bells, in co. 
Warwick; alphabetically arranged. The names of places are 

. given in the Index. 

Folded papers, in a box. xx. cent. Presented by Henry B. Walters , 

38056. Letters (30) of S[arah Churchill, wife of John Churchill, 1st 
Duke of] Marlborough, chiefly addressed to Sir Thomas Pengelly, 
Chief Baron of the Exchequer (d. 1730), and relating to her will 
and to law-suits concerning the building of Blenheim Palace; 
[Nov. 1720]—11 May, 1735. Holograph or signed ; in the latter 
case in the hand of W. Rymer, father-in-law of John Webb (see 
below r ), or of Christopher Lofft, the Duchoss’s private secretary. 
Appended are the following documents:—(a) Recovery by William 
Cowper, Baron Cowper, Lord Chancellor, against the Duke of 
Marlborough of the capital messuage of Verulain, co. Hertford, 
temp. Anne. Draft, f. 47;—(b) Memorial by the Duchess on the 
law-suits concerning the building of Blenheim; ante 1722. ff. 
48-67 ;—(c) Papers in the suit of Edward Strong, senior and 
junior, masons, against the Duke, Sir John Y’aubrugh, etc.; 
24 Oct. 1718-5 May, 1721. MS. and printed, ff. 70-120;—(d) 
Papers in the suit of the executors of the Duke against William 
Guidott; 4 Mar. 1727. Printed, ff. 121-126;—(o) Inscription 
on the column set up at Blenheim, said (f. 129) in an extract from 
Spence’s Anecdotes to have been written by Lord Bolingbroko (for 
a letter relating to the same inscription, 10 Sept. 1728, see f. 20). 
ff. 127-129. John Webb of Chcshuut, Sir T. Pengelly’s secretary, 
became possessed of his papers (see ft’. 131, 132), some others of 
w'hich also passed through the hands of Rev. John Webb, F.S.A., 
of Tretire, to the British Museum (Add. MSS. 6722-6727, 19773- 
19775, 22675). For other similar documents on the building of 
Blenheim, see Add. MSS. 9123, 19591-19618, 24327, Lansd. MS. 
817, f. 71. 

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Paper; ff. i. + 132. Folio. Sotheby’s sale-cat., 6 July, 1910, 
lot 189. 

38057. “ 0 salutaris hostia,” for solo, chorus, and orchestra, in score, 
with a separate part for organ written below, by Charles Gounod. 
Autograph , with signature and date, Jan. 1856. 

Paper; tf. G, i. Folio. 

38058. Symphony, in full score, by Goorgo Onslow (d. 1853), op. 41. 
Paper; tf. 92. xix. cent. Folio. 

38059, 38060. Vocabulary' of the Englibh dialect of Romany , by 
Charles Godfrey Leland (d. 1903); not alphabetical, though in 
places many words with the same initial are placed together. The 
words are mostly taken from the author’s own observations; only 
in one or two cases does he name his informants. There are, 
however, occasional references to other authorities, Borrow, Palmer, 
F. H. Groome, Tom Taylor’s MS. collection, etc. To many words 
are added suggested etymologies or parallel forms, chiefly from 
Hindustani; and there are several references to other dialects of 
Romany, cliieHy German. Holograph. Two volumes. 

Paper; ff. 306, 332. Quarto. Presented by Messrs. Whittaker and 
Co., publishers, as an addition to the Leland Collection already in the 
Museum (Add. MSS. 37168-37174). 

38061, 38062. History of the family of “ The Melbourne’s or 
Milbourne’s,” taken from public records, parish-registers, court- 
rolls, etc., by Thomas Milbourn. Two volumes. Yol. I. contains 
a general account of tho family from Norman times, followed by 
“Milbourno of Tillington and Icombe,” cos. Ileref. and Glouc. 
(f. 235), and “ Tho Melbourne’s of the county of Lincoln ” (f. 353). 
Vol. II. contains (a) “Tho Melbourne’s of the county of Derby,” 
f. 1;—(b) “ Tho Melbournesof . . Stafford and Leicester,” f. 75;— 
(c) “ Tho Milbourne’s of Somerset, Surrey and Wilts.” f. 135. 
l'apor; ff. 366, 367. Sm. quarto. Presented by Thomas Milbourn, 

38063. Diploma of the University of Oxford conferring upon Samuel 
Johnson, of Pembroke College, the degree of M.A., with mention 
of the approaching publication [15 April, 1755] of his Dictionary 
of the English Language. I)at. in Convocation, 20 Feb. 1755. 
Lat. See Boswell’s Life of Johnson, ed. G. B. Hill, 1887, i., p. 281. 
With the University eeal (a very indistinct impression) attached. 
Vellum; 8 in. X 16 in. Formerly in the possession of James 
Boswell (tb, p. 282, n. 1). 

38064. Proceedings of courts-baron of tho manor of Markeyate al. 
Market-Street, cos. Bedf. and Hortf., under various lords, etc., viz. 

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(a) Julius Ferrers, 6 Apr. 33 Eliz. [ 1501 ]—19 Jan. 38 Eliz. [159G]. 
f. 1 ;—(b) Thomas Forrers, Knt., 3 Oct. 1627. f. 23;—(c) John 
Ferrers, Knt., 2 Oct. 1628-2 Feb. 1647(8). f. 26 b;—(d) Thomas 
Fanahawe, 16 Oct. 1652. f. 60;—(c) Thomas Newce and Ellis 
Youngo, 7 Oct. 1653. f. 62;—(f) Thomas Coppin, 30 Oct. 1657- 
25 Oct. 1662. f. 64. Leaves are wanting after ff. 8, 14, 63. 
Vellum; ff. 81. Folio. 

38065. “ Bedfordeshire. A Surueigh there of the Maner off Tudd- 
ington [Toddington], beinge th’ inhcritaunce off the right honorable 
THenry] Lorde Cheney, together with all other landes by him 
there purchased, taken as well by the vue of diuers good and 
auncient euideuce as also by the oath and information of John 
Kimpton, John Marcam ... with other free and copio holdors 
there, made and sett douno at a courte of Surueigh of the sam 
Lorde Cheney and Ladie Jane, his wife,” 17 Juno, 23 Eliz. [1581], 
“by Radulph Agas.” The surveyor (d. 1621) is well known from 
his valuable plans of London, Oxford and Cambridge. Drawn to 
scale with great care and minuteness, showing the dole and strips 
of lands, the names aud holdings of tenants, aud other details. For 
the system of communal tenure of land in strips see F. Seebohm, 
The English Village Community , 1883. 

Vellum. Originally in map form, 11 ft. 4 in. x 8 ft. 6 in., but 
now in twenty sections (sixteen of which measure about 2 ft. l£ in. 
X 2 ft. 7 in. each), numbered A-U. a.d. 1531. 

38066. Grant by Gian Galeazzo Sforza-Visconti, Duke of Milan, etc., 
to Giovanni Angelo doi Talcnti, in return for his services to the 
late Duke and himself as councillor, auditor, etc., of the dues on 
bread, wine and meat at Rosata; Milan, 2 Apr. 1481. Latin. 
Signed by Gian Galeazzo and by Ludovico [il Moro], his uncle, 
guardian and successor. With seal (covered with paper) of tho 
Sforza-Visconti arms; legend, “Bona et Io. Galeaz. M. Sf. Vice¬ 
comites Dvces M[edio]l[a]n[i].” Bona of Savoy, mother of the 
Duke, had, however, been ousted from the regency by Ludovico in 
Nov. 1480. In the body of the document is a curious reference to 
Gian Galeazzo’s father, Duko Galeazzo Maria, who was assassinated 
26 Dec. 1476, “cujus raorte Italia frenum exuisso visa est." 

Vellum sheet; 17 in. X 2l£ in. a.d. 1481. 

38067. Diary of tho Rov. Matthew Drake Babington (b. 1788, d. 1851), 
at one time perpetual curate of Thringstoue St. George in Whit- 
wick, co. Leic., written at Messina, 6 Jan.—14 Sapt. 1848, and giving 
an interesting accouut, day by day, of tho revolutionary outbreak 
thcro against the Neapolitan government. The writer had resided 
three years at Messina on 4 Feb. 1848 (f. 28). 

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Taper; ff. ii. + 146. Quarto, a.d. 1848. Buok-plato of Prof. 
Churchill Bahington (d. 1889), of Cambridge, son of the diarist. 
Presented by Mrs. H. Wright , formerly Mrs. Churchill Bahington. 

The following numbers, 38063-38072, were presented by Mrs. Clara 
Morten , in accordance with the wishes of her late husband, Alfred Morten, 

38068. Prelude and Fugue in G : no. 15 of “Das wohltemperirte 
Klavier,” part ii., by Johann Sobastian Bach. Autograph. 

Paper; f. 1. circ. 1744. Oblong folio. Bound up with 35021. 

38069. Music, etc., viz.:—(a) Italian cantata, by Handel; 18th cent, 
f. 1;—(b) Signature of Ilaydn; circ. 1791. f. 5;—(c) “ Quatuor 
enigmatique,” by Charles Simon Catel; 1811. Autograph, f. 6 b ; 
—(d) Canon by Beethoven; 1825. Autogr. f. 8;—(o) First 
violin part of overture “ Polonia,” by Wagner; [1833], Autogr. 
f. 10; —(f) Hymn by Dr. G. W. Chard, arranged from a melody by 
Vincenzo Bellini; 19th cent. f. 15. 

Paper; ff. 17. Folio, xviil. and xix. ccntt. 

38070. Music, viz.:—(a) Miserere a 9, by Pergolesi. Apparently uufo- 
graph. f. 1;—(b) “Gia la morte in inanto ncro ”: aria, with 
instrumental accompaniment, by G. Scolari. f. 26 ;—(c) Orchestral 
fragment, etc., said to bo “Original von Mozart.” f. 42;—(d) 
Canons by J. G. Albrechtsberger. Apparently autogr. f. 44;— 
(e) “ Tenebrse,” motet by C. F. Zelter. Autogr. f. 46;—(f) 
“Tantum ergo,” motet by N. Zingarelli. Autogr. f. 50;—(g) 
Sketch of part of a quartet by Beethoven, f. 51;—(h) Part of 
Gretry’s “Zemire et Azor,” arranged by Dr. Crotch; 1804. f. 53; 
—(i) Musical autograph, u zum Andenken,” by Gottfried Wobor ; 
Mainz, 1818. f. 57;—(k) Pianoforte solo by J. B. Cramer; circ. 
1828. Autogr. f. 58;—(1) Bach’s Six sonatas for 2 pianofortes 
and organ, early I9tli cent.; followed by some short pianoforte 
pieces in the same hand. ff. 60, 76;—(m) Three motets by Pales¬ 
trina in the hand of tho Abbe Santini. f. 78 ; — (n) Two madrigals 
by Benedetto Marcello ; early 19th cent. ff. 84, 90 ;—(o) Nocturne 
for pianoforte by E. Wolff; 19th cent. Autogr. f. 95. 

Paper; ff. 97. Oblong fulio, etc. xvm. and xix. centt. 

38071. Collection of letters, receipts, autographs, etc., of musicians, 
artists, actors, and others, comprising, besides others included in 
the index, tho following :— 

1. Bcnunciation by Ilaydn of rights in the first six “ Solomon ” 
overtures, or symphonies ; 13 Aug. 1795. Signed. Germ. f. 5. 

2. Wrapper addressed by Nelson to ('apt. [Samuel?] Sutton, II.MS. 
“ Amphion ” ; n. d. Signed “ Nelson and Bronte,” with seal. f. 7. 

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3. [? Antonio Francesco Gaetano] Pacini to [Giuseppe] Moliui, of 
Florence, recommending for publication a French translation of 
Dante’s “ Divina Comedia,” by [Joseph Antoine] do Gourbillon; 
Paris, 14 Mar. 1813. Fr. f. 11. 

4. John Braham, the singer, (a) to [John] Taylor, editor of The Sun; 

[? June, 1813]. f. 13;—(b) to Douglas Kinnaird (?), demanding 
payment of arrears from Drury Lane Theatre ; 8 Aug. 1813 (?). f. 14. 

5. Johann Nepomuck Ilummel, the composer, (a) lo Messrs. Breitkopf 
and Hiirtel, on his alleged share in the unauthorized publication 
cf canons by Haydn; Vienna, 5 Nov. 1814. Germ. f. 15;— 
(b) to Peters, the publisher, requesting payment for four new works 
(opp. 97-100, originally enclosed); "Weimar, 20 Feb. 1823. Germ. 
f. 24. 

G. Lines on T[homas] M[oore] by “Hibernicus” [Charles John 
Gaidiner, Earl of Blessington], intended for insertion in The Sun , 
enclosed in a letter to the editor, J. T[aylor]; 19 Nov. [1819]. 
ff. 19, 21. 

7. Receipt by Beethoven fur a half-year’s pension; 25 Sept. 1825. 
Signed. Germ. f. 29. 

8. S[amuel] Wesley to Joseph Fincher about “ the Jews harp artist” 
[C. Eulenstein, fl. 1827, 1828]; n. d. f. 32. 

9. [Gasparo L. P.] Spontini to Professor [Friedrich] von Raumor, 
alluding to his first meeting with Count R[?Redern, appointed 
Intendant of the Berlin Opera houso in 1828], etc.; n. d. Fr. 
ff. 33, 34. 

10. A[lfred] Bunn to-Holcroft, editor of The Morning Herald, 

referring to criticisms on M"‘* Malibrau, with a postscript by Capt. 
Frederick Polhill; n. d. (watermark, 1832). f. 35. 

11. Letter, etc., of Saverio Mercadante; 1833, 1845, 1848. Ital. 
ff. 37, G6, 67. 

12. G. Rossini (a) to the sculptor [Lorenzo] Bartulini, introducing 
Dr. [Jean Etienne Dominique] Esquirol, Paris, 15 Nov. 1833. 
f. 39 ;—(b) to the Duca di Caseiano; Bologna, 26 Oct. 1837. Ital. 
f. 58. 

13. Jacob Meyerbeer (a) to the Avvocato G. dal Bosso, referring to 
“ Hubert [lo Diable] ” ; 4 May, 1834. Hal. f. 4i ;—(b) to Maurice 
Schlesinger, asking him to suppress an allusion to [Mario di] 
Candia’s debut [in “ Robert le Diablo,” 1838]; n. d. Germ. f. 60 ; 
— (c) to the Frincosse de Chimay; [1854?]. Fr. f. 80, 

14. Programme of music at a farewell dinner to J. B. Cramer on his 

leaving England ; 15 July, 1835. Printed, f. 43. s 

15. Gen. Sir George [Charles] IVAguilar to Lady Blessington, en¬ 
closing a luck of Mrs. Hemans’ hair, etc.; Dublin, 12 Jan. 1837. f. -17. 

16. Gottfried Weber to Dr. Ferdinand [Simon] Gassner, referring to v 
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Ciicilia], giving his titles in full; circ. 24 Mar. 1837 (postmark). 
Germ. f. 53. 

17. Hubert Schumann to A. W[ilhelm] von Zuccalmaglio[-Wald- 
briihll; Leipzig, 20 Aug. 1837 [No. 50 of R. Schumann's Briefe , ed. 
.Jansen, 188G]. f. 60. 

18. Felix Mendolssohn-Bartholdy to Maria B. Hawes, suggesting 
what she should sing at Leipsic; Berlin, 10 Jan. 1844. f. 05. 

10. Musical autograph (fragment of a prelude) by F. Liszt; Lyons, 
14 July, 1844. f. 09. 

20. llenriette .Sontag, [Comtesse de] Rossi, (a) supposed autograph; 
Brighton, 25 Sept. 1850. f. 70 ;—(b) to Ilippolyto Prevost, “ Dieu 
des Journalistes ” ; 9 Dec. [1849-1852 ?] Fr. f. 71. 

21. Louis Spolir to Frederick Gye, about the performance of his opera 
“Faust”; Cassel, 14 May, 1852. Germ. f. 75. 

22. Carl Czerny to C. F. Peters, music-publisher, on a quartet 
arrangement of a conceito, etc.; Vienna, 25 May, 1853. Germ. 
f. 79. 

23. Ferdinand de Braekeleer to John Reid, about the sale of some of 
his pictures; Antwerp, 18 Jan. 1850. Fr. f. 84. 

24. Clara Schumann to-, making arrangements for a concert; 

Vienna, 29 Feb. 1850. Germ. f. 80. 

25. Marcus Stone to Messrs. Dalziel, relative to the engraving 
of plates from his drawings; 1802—1877. ff. 90-98, 103, 111, 

20. Charles Gounod (a) to [Ernest?] Gam bait, relating chiefly to his 

rights in “ Sap ho ”; endorsed 1803. f. 99;—(b) to-, excusing 

himself from taking part in tho openingof the [London] Exhibition ; 

30 Apr. 1871. f. 124;—(c) to-, on his method of composing, 

etc.; 3 Juno, 1892. f. 138;—(d) “ Sujot de Fuguo” (2 bars), 
signed by him. f. 147. 

27. Joseph Joachim, tho violinist, (a) to [C. II. C.] Rcinecke, about 
tho performance of works of the latter; Hanover [circ. 1863-18G8]. 
Germ. f. 101;- (b) to [? llaus von Bronsart; 1867]. Germ. f. 107 ; 
—(c) to Julius Rietz; [circ. 1869, 1870]. Germ. ff. 112-123. 

28. Sir Edward Burne-Jones to William [Moiris?], inviiiug him to 
meet Swinburne ; [1866-1868]. f. 106. 

29. Sir Arthur Sullivan to Charles Kent, declining to sot verses to 
music on the ground that they refer to current events; 11 May, 
1881. f. 133. 

30. Fritz Friedrich, the singer, to - Durr, with references to 

Frau Wagner and Humperdinck ; Bremen, 13 Juno, 1897. Germ. 
f. 145. 

31. B[enjamin Nottingham] Webster, the actor, to his sou Benjamin 
(4), and another; n. d. ff. 164—158. 

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38072. Collection of engraved portraits of musicians, etc., viz.:— 

1. (■hristoph Ilitzenauer, “ Brunoviensis ” [?of Braunau, in Bohemia]; 

he flourished at Lauingen in Bavaria, 1585. 3£ in. x 2£ in. f. 1. 

2. Johann Andreas Horhst, “Francofurti Musices Director’’: en¬ 
graved l>y Hieronymus Ammon (?), after Sebastian Furck, 1635. 
6^ in. X 5 in. f. 2. 

3. William Inglott: engraving of his monument in Norwich Cathe¬ 
dral, 1622, as restored by Dr. Croft from the plate in Sir T. Browne’s 
Posthumous Works, 1712. in. x 3^ in. f. 3. 

4. Johann Sebastian Bach, portraits, viz. (a) taken in early life, 
“ Griessmann sc.” 5£ in. x 3* in. f. 4;—(b) by S. G. Ktttner, 
1774, after G. Flaussmann. 9} in. x 6^ in. f. 5 ;—(c) by L. [G.] 
Sichling, 19th cent., after tho same. 5| in. x 4J in. f. G. 

5. [Konrad Friedrich] Ilurlobusch, by P. A. Wakkerdak, 18th cent., 
after Oswald Wijnen: mezzotint. 12 in. x C? in. f. 7. 

6. George Frederick Handel, (a) by F. Bartolozzi, after G. B. Cipriani. 

16 in. x 10 1 in. f. 8;—(b) by F. C. Lewis, 1828, after Francis 
Kyte, 1742. 7 \ in. x 6\ in. f. 9;—(c) Apotheosis, by [James] 

Heath, after [Biagio] Kebecca; printed by-Cox, 1787. 

13J in. x 9.V in. f. 10. 

7. “ Concerto spirituale,” a caricature by [James] Bretherton, after 
H. AV. Bunbury; on two scales. 9 in. x 7j{ in. (publ. in 1773), 
and 4} in. x 3 \ in. The three performers are said, in a pencil 
note, to be J. Christian] Bach, Ponto [? Thomas Pinto], and [? John 
Abraham] Fisher, ft’. 11, 12. 

8. [Karl Philipp] Emanuel Bach, (a) engraved by Joh. Il[einrich] 

Lips (?), 1776. 71 in. x 6* in. f. 13;—(b) silhouette bust, in 
profilo, n. d. 3j x 3£ in. f. 14;—(c) engraving, very similar 

to fa), n. d. 8j in. x 5A in. f. 15;—(d) as Music-director at 
Hamburg (1767-1788), engraved by A[ndroas] Stottrup. 8.^ in. 
X 6£ in. f. 16. 

9. Johann Christian Bach: engraving of his monument, 1782, by 

F. Bartolozzi, after Augustin Curlini, published in 1791. 12j| in. 

X 8 in. f. 17. 

10. [Johann Chrysostom] Wolfgang Amand (sic') Mozart, after 

Laurenz Posch (d. 1786). 3£ in. x 3J in. f. 18. 

11. [Jakob Ludwig] F[elix] Mendelssohn-BaTtholdy: lithograph by 

K. J. Hamerton, after-Kelser, published in tho Musical Gem , 

1834. 6 in. x 4£ in. f. 19. 

12. Kobert [Alexander] Schumann, engraved by Auguste Hussoner 
(or Iliisener), n. d. 7£ in. x 6j in. f. 20. 

Papor; ff. 20. Folio. 

38073. Original litters, etc., official and private, relating to persons 
and places in the Low Countries, 1407-1610, as follows: — 

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1. Certificate by Jehan de Bruges, Seigneur <lo La Gruthuyso, Prince 
do Steenhuyse, Governor of Picardy, of the services of Baudouyn 
de La Plancque, “ homiuo d’ariues des ordonnances du Roy ” \inder 
his command, 13 Feb. 1507. .Fr. Signed. The writer was son 
of Louis de Bruges, cr. Karl of Winchester by Edw. IV. in 1472 ; 
he himself resigned the earldom to Hen. VII. in 1500 (see Egert. 

. MS. 2830). f. 1. 

2. -de Rochebaron to [Baudouyn] do La Plancque, asking him to 

find a gentleman willing to exchange an estate in France for his 

barony of Zelthun and La Plancque in Artois; 7 Aug. 1559. Fr. 

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3. Jehan de Rochebaron to the same; Verdun, morrow of St. Bartho¬ 
lomew [25 Aug.], no year. Fr. f. 4. 

4. Jan van den Berghe to-de Yarembeke, with a copy of the 

inscription on the tomb of the foundress of Wovelghem Abbey; 
Wovelghom, 18 Apr. 1560. Fr. f. 5. 

5. Cornelius Brynctius to Adrianus Catullus of Ertvelde [Adrien do 
La Kathullo or Kethulle]; Bruges, 15 May, 1567. Lat. Cf. 
art. 6, but it is doubtful whether this is the son there mentioned, 
f. 7. 

6. Adrian de La Kethulle to Jaspar van ITill, on the proposed 
succession of the writer’s illegitimate son, Iertvelde [Ertvelde]; 
2 Dec. 1568. Fr. Signed, f. 8. 

7. The echevins and “cuerhaers” of Berghos St. Winoch [Bergues] 
to “Monsieur de Promns” [perhaps Francois de Provins, Seigneur 
do Lauwanebourg, head of the deputation to Hen. III. of Franco 
in 1580 to offer tho sovereignty of the Low Countries to the 
Due d’Alenfon, see Lo Boucq de Tcrnas, Recueil de la Noblesse des 
Pays-Bas , p. 366], asking to be taken under his protection owing 
to the incursions of the French ; 29 Nov. 1575. Fr. f. 10. 

8. - de Latre to Adrien [de La] Kathullo; Antwerp, 15 July, 

1582. Fr. f. 12. 

9. Petition by the principal Catholic citizens of Brussels to [the 
Prince of Orange?] through their deputies Roeland Longin, escuier, 
“vioeconte” do Berges St. Winnoch [Bergues], and Jacques van 
der Noot (see Vegiano, Nobiliaire des Pays-Bas , 1865, p. 1440), 
escuier, that they may be allowed to exercise their religion, this 
having been forbidden by him in consequence of tho seditious 
}>ehaviour of some Catholics; 11 Aug. 1582. Fr. Signed by all 
the petitioners. Many add their trade(?)-marks, and several sign 
also for their wives or mothers, f. 13. 

10. Baltasar Lopez del Arbol to Philippe [Le Vasseur, dit] de Guer- 
nonval [Vegiano, Nobiliaire , p. 1961], concerning the title of 
“ Consogero do Guerra ” conferred on him ; Brussels, 10 Oct. 1610. 
Span. f. 40. 

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II. -«le Saillv to-,Seigneur <lc GhistelFes], dissualing him 

from a proposed marriage; n. d. Fr. f. 42. 

Paper ; ft’. i. -f- 43. Folio. Bookplate of arms of Georgo Fortescne 
Wilhruham (f. i.). 

38074. “Revolution de St. Bomingue, par M[onsieur?] Peries, 
Tresorier en 1790, 1800, 1801 ”: an account, in French, of the 
disorders in the island of San Domingo from the beginning of 
Vindemiaire, }ear 8 [22 Sept. 1800 (sic, 1799 ?)], at which time the 
black Tonssaint Louvertnre and the mulatto Rigaud were at war, 
down to the evacuation of the French under Rochambeau and the 
triumph of the native army under Doj-salines in 1803, and the 
subsequent renaming of the island on 1 Jan. 1804 as Haiti. 
Followed (f. 105b) by “Reflections snr Saint Domingue,” and 
(f. 109) by a series of notes. Copies of several letters, proclama¬ 
tions, etc., are embodied in the text. 

Pa[>er; if. ii. -f- 118. xix. cent. 12^ in. x 8 in. 

38075. Letters of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels to Nikolai Frant- 
sevitch Daniel’8on ; 18G8—1895. A Russian translation of the 
letters by G. A. Lopatin has been published ( Pisma Karla Marksa i 
Fridvililia Etujclsa k Nikolayu —onu, St. Petersburg, 11>08). Tho.'-o 
of Karl Marx ure dated 7 Oct. 18(58-13 Dec. 1881, those of Engels 
(f. 31 ), 11 Feb. 1885-4 June, 1895. M«rx usually signs himself 
A. Williams, and Engels F. Rosher. The subjects dealt with are 
DanielVon’s Russian translation of Marx’s Das Capital , the affairs 
of the International Working Men’s Association, and general 
questions of economics, particularly with reference to Russian 
conditions. The first few letters of Marx and portions of others 
are in German , but the majority of them, and all those of Engels, 
are in English. Among the letter's is included (f. 79 b) a llussian 
letter from A. Konsky to Daniel’son, 25 Feb. 1895, concerning a 
proposed German translation of one of his works. With the 
volume (ff. i.—iii.) are bound up two letters from Danierson to the 
British Museum regarding the collection, 1, 20 Oct. 1910. 

Paper; ff. iii. -}- 83. Octavo. Presented by N. F. Danielson, 

38076. Collection of charts and [dans of coasts, rivers, islands, etc., 
drawn for military or sailing purposes, many of which have 
reference to the voyages and naval engagements of Adm. Richard, 
Earl Howe (d. 1799). Purchased at the sale of his collections in 
1904, and arranged us follows :— 

A. 1-18. British Isles, viz. 1-9, England; 10-14, Ireland; 15, 16, 
Orkney Islauds; 17, 18, Channel Islands. 

B. 1-24. Europe, viz. 1-10, France; 11-16, Spain ; 17-19, Denmark ; 
20-22, Turkey ; 23, Tracks rtf the French and English fleets on 

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1st June, 1704; 24, Plan of the battle of Lissa lx;tween Prussia 
and Austria, 1757. 

C. 1—35. Africa, viz. 1-4, North Coast; 5-12, East Coast; 13-24, 
Madagascar; 25—35, Islands. 

D. 1—108. Asia, viz. 1, 2, Arabia; 3, 4, Persia; 5, 6, Maidive and 

Laccadive Islands; 7-15 Ceylon; 10—44, India; 45-50, Burma; 
51-53, Auam; 54-56, Lower Siam; 57-60, Malacca Straits; 

61-64, Sunda Straits; 65-70, Sumatra; 71-76, Java; 77-80, 
Borneo; 81-91, Philippine Islands; 02-102, Islands of the Eastern 
Archipelago; 102-107, China; 108, Japan. 

E. 1-18. America, viz. 1-4, Brazil; 5-7, Colombia; 8, 9, Honduras; 
10, 11, Mexico ; 12, 13, Cape Horn; 14-17, West Indies; 18, l’r. 
Edward Island. 

Paper (and one, vellum), xvw.-xrx. centt. Transferred from the 
Department of Printed Books (Section of Maps). 

38077. Index to the repertories of the “ Originalia” of the Court of 
Exchequer, 1509-1577, contained in Add. MSS. 6363-6373; by the 
Rev. Edward Cookson. 

Paper; ft*. 115. Folio, xx. cent. Presented by the Rev. E. Cookson. 

38078. Letters from Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, to 
John Wilson Croker, Seciotary to tlio Admiralty 1809-30, etc.; 
7 April, 1832-3 Sept. 1852 (11 days before Wellington’s death). In¬ 
cluded also are three letters ( copies ) from Croker, two to Wellington 
(ft*. 105, 145), and one ( incomplete ) to Lord George Bentinck(f. 149), 
together with two memoranda by Wellington. The letters deal 
with political subjects (e.g. the Reform Bill, Sir Robert Peel and 
the Corn Laws), with Wellington’s displeasure at the agitation for 
the removal of his statue from the arch at Hyde Park Corner, with 
reminiscences relating to the time of the Continental campaigns, 
and w T ith various isolated topics, e.g. the discourteous reception of 
Charles X. (f. 14), Wellington’s coming visit to Oxford to receive 
the degree of D.C.L. (f. 63), his deufnoss (f. 87), and Croker’s 
literary work, etc. The long letter on f. 21 was utilized by Croker 
for an article in the Quarterly Review , vol. 50, Oot. 1833, entitled “ The 
Reform Ministry' and Parliament,” a reply to a Ministerial pamphlet. 
Mostly printed in Croker’s Correspondence and Diaries, ed. L. J, 
Jennings, 1885, vois. ii. and iii., and in the Wellington Despatches 
(second series), vol. viii. (London, 1880). Of the two memoianda, 
the first (f. 64), dealing with the Report of the Corporation Com¬ 
missioners, brands it as a party document and outlines a scheme of 
reform ; while the second ^f. 155) criticises Thiers’ account of the 
battles of Roli<;a and Vimeiro (Aug. 1808), etc. 

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38079. Memorandum by the Duke of Wellington on tlie Catholic 
Question in Ireland, giving directions for a pamphlet, and arguing 
that the first question for the king is, not whether he shall acquire 
the right to appoint lloman Catholic Bishops, but whether the 
Koman Catholic religion shall have a legal establishment. 
Holograph. Written for Croker, according to a pencilled note by 
the latter on f. i. b, about 1807, when Wellington w r as Secretary in 
Ireland. Croker himself, who was temporarily Secretary in 1808, 
wrote A Sketch of the Stale of Ireland , Past and Present , in 1807. 
The first leaf has been torn away. 

Paper, ff. i. 4* 9. Folio. Arms of Croker, with crest and motto 
on the covers. 

38080. Correspondence of Lord John Russell (cr. Earl Russell 1861, 
d. 1878), First Lord of the Treasury, etc., with Thomas Moore, tho 
poet, Lords Brougham, Grey, Melbourne, Aberdeen and Macaulay, 
Richard Cobden, ami others, on current politics, changes of 
ministers, parliamentary reform, free trade, and other subjects; 

1. [John Russell, Gth Duke of] B edford], recommending his son 
[Lord John] to devote his attention to “foreign politicks and all 
homo politicks bearing on civil or religious liberty,” etc.; 1 June, 
1819. f. 1. 

2. Lord John Russell to T. Moore, on tho latter’s works, and current 
politics; [1819]-15 May [1835]. Three letters (ff. 8,48, 81) are 
printed in whole or in part in Walpole’s Life of Lord J. Russell, i. 
One (f. 10) is signed “Joseph Jenkins,” and another (f. 12) 
“ Ralph.” ff. 3, 4, 8-13, 17-26, 28-37, 41, 48, 62, 81, 83. 

3. Ugo Foscolo, thanking Lord John for his sympathy with the 
inhabitants of Parga ceded by the British to tho Turks (see op. cit. 
i. p. 114, note); 27 Apr. 1820. Fr. f. 6. 

4. John Edwards, on the state of Grampound after its disfranchise¬ 
ment; Truro, 18 Oct. 1822. f. 15. 

5. [William Lislo Bowles, vicar of Bremhill, co. Wilts,] to T. Moore; 
Bremhill, 9 —, 1825. f. 27. 

6. ll[enry] Brougham (cr. Baron Brougham and Vaux 1830); [1829], 
4, 11 Aug. 1855, n. d. ff. 39, 106-110. 

7. [Charles Grey, 2nd Earl] Grey, (a) on public affairs in France, 
etc.; Ilow'ick, 13 Dec. 1829. f. 43;—(b) on Irish Church reform; 
Downing St., 25 Oct. 1832 (op. cit. i. p. 198). f. 58. 

8. [Henry Pctty-Fitzmaui ice, 3rd Marquis of] Lansdowne, concerning 
tho boroughs of Caine and Chippenham; Richmond, n. d. 
[1831?] f. 50. 

9. Lord J. Russell to William IV., explaining a phrase in a letter to 
Mr. Atwood, to which the king objected ; Whitehall, 18 Oct. 1831. 

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letters are printed, op. cit. i. p. 180, note. If. 54, oti. 

10. [William Lamb, Viscount] Melbourne, on the Tithe Bill, etc.; 
11 June, 1834. f. 60. 

11. Daniel O’Connell to James Abercromby, Master of the -Mint 
(Speaker 1835—1830, cr. Baron Dunfermline 1839), suggesting 
changes in the Irish Bench, etc., in order to conciliate the 
Catholics ; Dairy nano Abbey, nr. Cahiroivoen, 5 Sept. 1834 (op. 
cit. i. p. 215). f. 64. 

12. Lord J. Bussell to Lord Melbourne, on the assembling of Parlia¬ 
ment, coercion laws for Ireland, etc.; Saltiam, 12 Sept. 1834 
(op. cit. i. p. 214). f. 68. 

13. The same to [John George Lambton,] Earl of Durham, on an 
article in the Edinburg 1 ! Review against the Committee for pre¬ 
paration of the Reform Bill; Howick, 19 Oct. 1834. f. 73. With 
Lord Durham’s reply, Lambton Castle, 7 Nov. 1834. f. 79. 

14. William IV. on Lord John’s letter and report on the state of tho 
Militia; Windsor Castle, 14 June, 1835. Signed, f. 84. 

15. Scheme submitted by Lord John to his colleagues “ of measures 
to be adopted in respect to election petitions ”; 25 Nov. 1837. 
f. 90. 

16. Sir George Ilaytor, artist, on his picture of the Meeting of tho 
First Reformed Parliament in 1833; 6 Mar. 1850, 19 Jan., 8 Mar. 
1854. ff. 92, 98, 100. 

17. Richard Cobden, (a) on a suggested interview with Lord John, 
J. Bright and C. Villiers concerning the Free Trade debate; 
[? 24 Nov. 1852]. f. 94;—(b) that it suits him “better to be out 
of Parliament at present”; Midhurst, 3 Apr. 1857. f. 114;—(c) is 
on his way to Paris, and offers his “ informal services” there to 
promote “ the extension of the commercial relations of tho two 
countries”; Brighton, 14 Oct. 1857. f. 122 ;—(d) on tho prospects 
of a mutual reform of tariff’s by Franco and England, the feelings of 
hostility between tho two countries, the Rifle Corps movement and 
excessive expenditure for armaments at homo, etc.; Paris, 23 Dec. 
1859. f. 124;—(e) deprecating tho exaggeration of tho English 
press respecting “the preparations made in France for a maritime 
war,” and the intention of England to fortify the coast, etc.; Paris, 
2 July, 1860. f. 128;—(f) on tho same subject, stating that ho 
would, “if necessary, spend 100 millions sterling to maintain an 
irresistible superiority at sea,” but that, “ if the plan for fortifications 
were brought forward, it would weaken his position ” at Paris in 
negotiating tho treaty, etc.; Paris, 2 Aug. 1860. f. 133. 

18. [George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of j Aberdeen, Prime Minister, 
(a) on a vacant Lordship of tho Treasury; Downing St., 7 Jan. 
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of Secretary of State for War; Downing St., 21 Nov. 1854. 
f. 102. 

19. [Thomas Babington Macaulay, Lord] Macaulay, (a) on liis 
acceptance of a peerage, etc.; Holly Lodge, Kensington, 15 Sopt. 
1857. Imperfect. f. 116;—(b) on the functions of Indian 
Councils; Holly Lodge, 9 Apr. 1858. f. 118. 

Paper ; ff. 135. Quarto. Sotheby’s sale-cat. 28 Feb. (lots 32, 36), 
2 Dec. (lots 192, 194, 195, 196a). 

38081-38087. Diaries of Georgo Romney, the portrait-painter, re¬ 
cording about nine thousand sittings; 27 March, 1776-31 Dec. 
1795 (omitting 1785 and including a few entries of accompts in 
1798). The entries are made on the blank pages of printed diaries 
and are mostly autograph , but sometimes in the hands of the sitters 
or others. Purchased at Christie’s in 1894 (with 38088) from Miss 
Elizabeth Romney, tho printer's grand-daughter, by Thomas 
Humphry Ward, who published tho contents in his Homney, etc., 
1904, pp. 81-131. Paper; seven volumes. Octavo. The contents 

88081. Vol. I. (ff. 166). 1776. 1777. 

38082. Vol. II. (ff. 282). 1778-1780. 

38083. Vol. 111. (ff. 276). 1781-1783. 

38084. Vol. IV. (ff. 266). 1784, 1786, 

' 1787. 

Presented by T. Humphry Ward, Esq. 

38088. Rough lists of pictures by George Romney, etc., viz.:— 

1. Rough diary of sittings, kept by an attendant, with several entries 
in Romney’s hand ; 1 Jan.-lO Feb. 1789. f. 1. 

2. Final rough lists of portraits, with sizes, drawn up by Rev. John 
Romney, tho painter’s son, for his Memoirs of his futlier (1830), 
from the rough lists in the following articles; tho figures after 
Borne entries are prices in guineas, f. 10. 

3. Lists of pictures for which payments were in part or in whole 
due in the last few years of Romney’s life; the numbers before 
tho entries refer to the ledger. In tho same hand. f. 22. 

4. Part duplicate of art. 2. In the same hand. f. 24. 

5. Rough list of portraits, with sizes and some prices, compiled from 
tho diaries of 1776, 1777, 1788, including (f. 31 b) tho names of 
6ome 1776 portraits in hand before tho diaries commenced, with 
strokes in some cases, indicating tho number of sittings. In tho 
same hand. f. 30. 

6. Rough lists of portraits, 1766-1788, with strokes for the number 
of sittings. In the same hand. f. 50. 

Paper; tf. iii. + 63. Early xix. cent. Quarto. Presented by the same. 

38085. Vol. V. (ff. 266). 1788-1790. 

380S6. Vol. VI. (ff. 270). 1791-1793. 
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38089. Collection of medical recipes, arranged in tlireo books, tlio 
first two being in tho same hand, the third (f. 122) in various 
hands. In some cases the names of persons from whom tho 
recipes were obtained are given (fT. 55, 50, 79, 80, 82, 83, etc.). 
At f. 99 is “A rule to know y* danger in falling sicke by tho 
Diary Judgment of tho Moone ”; and at f. 103 is “A precious 
water for y® eyes sore made by King Edward y e first.” Some 
detached recipes of a later date, 1751-1825, have l>een inserted 
at the end (ff. 184—211). A note inserted at the beginning by 
K. W. Twigge, F.S.A., gives particulars of tho former ownership 
of the MS. 

Taper; ff. i. -f 211, Folio, xvn.-xvm. centt. (the date 1659 is 
given to tho recipe no. 562). Belonged (f. i.) to Arthur Jones 
(adm. to Lincoln’s Inn, 1729) and his daughter Mary, wifo of 
John Macnamara, of Llangoed Castle. Presented by John Macnamara , 
of Caddinyton Bury, Esq. 

38090. Works, in Italian, by members of tho Alberti family of 
Florence, viz.:— 

1. Canzoni and sonnets of Antonio degli Alberti [Professor at 
Bologna, d. 1415]. Published, but from other MSS., by A. Bonucci, 
Delizie delli Eruditi Bibliofili Iialiani, ii., Firenze, 1863. The 
present MS., which includes the prefatory prose epistle to Joanne 
Bonafede, contains all the poems given by Bonucci, except 
sonnet xm , with that of Sacchetti (ii.), to which it was an answer, 
and tho two additional poems on pp. 66-76; but the first of the 
latter is added at the end of the volume (f. 50) by a hand of tho 
18tli or 19th cent., apparently from a different MS. from that of 
Bonucci, but the same lacuna occurs in stanza 3. The poems 
contain variations from Bonucci’s text. . Tho following two are 
not in his edition:—(a) Canzone beg. “ Tanta speran^a amor nela 
mia me[n]te.” f. 7b;—(b) Ballata, beg. “Amor tu sai ben quel 
chel mio chor uole.” f. 20. Among the sonnets are included 
sonnets by Joanne Bonafede (ff. 21, 22, 23, 23 b, 26) and Francho 
Sac[c]hetti (f. 24 b), as in Bonucci. Colophon, “ Qui finischono 
changone et sonetti di m. antonio di m. niclioluio degli alberti di 
firen^e : Laus deo.” f. 1. 

2. The prose novel of “Lionora di Bardi ot Hyppolito Bondelmonli,” 
published anonymously but usually attributed to Leon Battista 
degli Alberti ( cite . 1404—1484), to whom it is here assigned. 
Several editions of it wore published in the 15th cent., and it has 
been several times re-edited in the 19th cent. Of tho two re¬ 
censions of it which exist (see Bonucci in Opcre Vohjari di Leon Ball, 
Alberti, Firenze, 1845, iii. p. 284, note 2) the present copy belongs 
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several small variations from Bonucei’s text. Colophon, “Laus 
deo : vt vidi v r credidi.” f. 27. 

3. Sonnets and ballate of “ Francescho daltobianeho degli Alberti ” 
(see Mazzuehelli, Gli Scrittori d' Italia, i. p. 303). included (f. 40) 
is a sonnet (beg. “ Non o chi non chonoscha lo mio errore ”) 
addressed to Francesco degli Alberti by “ il signore mala testa,” 
perhaps Malatesta de’ Malatesti, signore di Pesaro, several of 
whose sonnets are published by F. Zambrini, Raccolta . . . d'Antichi 
Scrittori , Bologna, 1859; but he died in 1429 (Crescimbeni, Veil' 
lstoria della Volgar Pvesia , Venezia, 1730, iii. p. 215), whereas 
Francesco degli Alberti is said to have flourished in 1440 
(Crescimbeni, iii. 260), and one of the sonnets in this collection 
(f. 43 b) is addteased to Piero, son of Cosimo do’ Medici. Colophon, 
“Qui scripsit scribat, semper cum domino uiuat, uiuat e[t] in celis 
semper cum domino felix.” f. 42. 

Paper; ft. 53. Octavo. Lute xv. cent. 

38091. Miscellaneous original letters and papers, etc., 1530—1845, 

A. Proceedings at a court of “ the capteins at land and sea, and all 
the masters ” serving in Sir Francis Drake’s last expedition to the 
West Indies, held at Porto Bello, 6 Feb. 1596[C], after Drake’s 
death (28 Jan.), to decide on their future course of action. Si<jncd 
by Sir Thomas Baskervill, in command, Capt. John Troughton, 
Capt. Nicolas Baskervill and twenty others. The consultation is 
referred to in T. Maynarde’s Sir Francis Drake , his voyage, Hakluyt 
Soc., 1849, p. 20. f. 1. 

B. Wan ant of the “ Trustees for sale of the late kings goods ” to the 
Treasurers of the same, for payment to Edward Bass of £368 17«. 8 d. 
for goods supplied; 10 Feb. 1051 [2]. Signed by George Wither, 
John Fooke, David Powell, Henry Creech, b’aphe Grafton, f. 3. 
Presented by Mr. E. Leggatt. 

C. Keturns of the number of hearths and stoves in various places in t Lo 
West Biding of Yorkshire ; 1662. Much injured by damp. ff. 4-31. 
Presented (with Add. Ch. 55427—55460) by the Duke of Leeds. 

D. List of ships’ logs, journals, etc., of the voyages of Capt. James 
Cook, 1768-1779. Typewritten copy. f. 32. 

Presented by the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records. 

E. Letters of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy to William Bartholomew 
on the latter’s translation of tho words to his “Elijah”; Leipsie, 
3, 18 July’, 1846. With notes by W. Bartholomew. Printed by 

F. G. Edw'ards, The History of Mendelssohns Oratorio Elijah 
(pp. 52, 63), with tho first letter in facsimile, ft. 45, 47. Followed 
(f. 49) by tho “ metronomic times ” of the same oratorio with note 
by W. Burtholomow (in facsimile, ib. p. 125^. 

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Presented by Mrs. L. Jessie Edwards in memory of her husband, F. G. 
Edwards, F.R.A.M. 

F. Newsletters on the Jacobite Rebellion, giving details of events at 
Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, etc.; 31 Aug.—13 Sept. 1715. Formerly 
inclosed in 37993. f. 50. 

G. A- W- to-, criticising the views of Henry St. John, 

L *rd Bolingbroko, on Divine Revelation; n. d. [after 1751]. 
Formerly inclosed in 37994. f. 54. 

H. 1. Letters to George Bubb Dodington [ Baron Melcombe 1701] 
from Sir Horace Mann; Florence, 15 Mar. 1754-30 Mar. 1759. 
ff. 56, 58, 65, 87, 89. 

2. Correspondence of G. Bubb Dodington with Henry Fox [Baron 
Holland 1763]; 27 Sept. 1755-10 June, 1757. If. 61-64, 67-86. 

I. 1. Pay-book of “Charges done for, in, vpone and abowto the 
Exchoquier Starr Chamber and Westminster Ilall ” for 18 days 
ending 22 Apr. 1564. Passed by [William Panlot, Marquis of] 
Winchester, Lord High Treasurer, and Sir Richard Sackville, 
Chancellor of the Exchequer, f. 91. 

2. Letters of George Monck, Duke of Albemarle, to (a) Col. [John?] 
Moore, at Dundalk ; Lysnegaroy, 9 Nov. 1647. f. 96 ;—( b)Gon. 
[Henry] Cromwell; Dalkeith, 7 Feb. 1651[2]. f. 98;—(c) William 
Morris; Dalkeith, 21 Jan. 165J. f. 100;—(d) Sir Edward Turnor, 
Speaker of the II. of Commons; Cockpit, 4 July, 1664. Copy, 
f. 102 ;—(e) Sir William Coventry, secretary to the Duke of York ; 
Cockpit, 19 Aug. 1665. f. 104. Signed (cxc. d). Followed (ff. 
106-113) by seven engraved portraits of Monck, and pi. xxix. of 
G. Vertue’s Medals, Coins, etc., 1753, giving engravings of medals of 
(i.) Monck, 1660, (ii.) Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, 1662, (iii.) 
Thomas Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton, 1664, and (iv.) Sir 
Edward Nicholas, Secretary of State. 

3. Two letters (holograph) of Charles II. (a) to-, “I am very 

much troubled for what you sufer, and am vsing all the endeauors 
I can to free you. In the meane time I cannot hut lett you know 
that I am in greater straights and necesityes then you can easily 
apprehend,” etc.; St. Germains, 3 Aug. 1652. f. 114;—(b) to 
[William] Davison Tof Amsterdam]: thanks him for his services 
and hopes soon, when ho leaves Paris, to talk with him; Paris, 
20 Feb. 1654. f. 116. 

K. Miscellaneous toj>ographical papers (followed by a detailed 
description), as follows:—(a) Extracts of courtroll of “Parris 
Garden” manor [Southwark], co. Surr.; 30 May, 1636. f. 118; 
— (b) “ The dispositions of W m Platt touchiuge his freehold, 
copyhold and leased lands by his will and actes executed in his 
lyfotymo,” in llighgate, Kentish Town, etc., co. Midd., and Paris 
Garden, co. Surr.; temp. Charles I. Signed by Matthew Halo 

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[afterwards Chief Justice], f. 120;—(c) “The Custorae of tho 
Mannour of Cantelowes” [in Kentish Town], co. Midd.; temp. 
Charles I. f. 122 ;—(d) Order “by the Commissioners for removing 
obstructions in severall lands and estates forfeited to the Common¬ 
wealth,” on claims by tho Sheldon family to lands in cos. Warw., 
Wore. and Glouc.; 27 June, 1653. Signed, f. 124;—(e) Agree¬ 
ment of creditors, etc., relating to tho estato and debts of Abel 
Thomas; 28 Oct. 1755. f. 131. 

Presented by H. Martin Gibbs , Esq., of Barrow Court , Flax 
B our ton. 

L. 1. Letters of Joseph Strutt, engraver, etc. (d. 1802), (a) to his 
brother John Strutt, apothecary, of Westminster, on family affairs 
and on tho writer’s Regal and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of England, 
1774; Chelmsford, etc., 5 May, 1771-27 June, 1774, and n. d. 
ff. 135—153, 157, 159, 168;—(b) to his sister-in-law, widow of 
Dr. John Strutt; “Bacons,” 10 Mar. 1791. Copy. f. 173. 

2. Letters of John Strutt, apothecary, (a) to his mother, Elizabeth, 
widow of Thomas Strutt, of Cheliu.-foid ; 11 May, 1772—21 Sept. 
1778. ft'. 153, 161, 164, 166;—(b) to John Strutt, of Terling, co. 
Essex, 22 Sept. 1780. f. 169. 

Presented by William Strutt, Esq. 

M. 1. William Loch to his brother James, on Indian affairs, tho 
Mahratta war, the pursuit of Ilolkar by Gen. Lake, the affairs of 
tho Indian Civil Servants, etc ; Calcutta, 23 Jan. 1805. f. 180. 

2. Mountstuart Elphinstone, Governor of Bombay, to [William?] 
Loch; Bombay, 26 Jan. 1820, Home, 25 Feb. 1829. ff. 185, 187. 

N. Letters to William Bucklnnd, Dean of Westminster (1845), 
chiefly relating to tho discovery in New Zealand of the bones of an 
extinct Moa, now named Dinornis Maximus, from (a) Prof. 
Richard Owen, F.R.S.; 17 Dec. 1835-17 Jan. 1845. ff. 189,205, 
207 ;—(b) Rev. William Williams, Archdeacon [and, iu 1859, 
Bishop] of Waiapti; Poverty Bay, N.Z., 28 Feb. 1842. f. 191 ;— 
(c) William John Broderip, F.K.S.; Gray’s Inn, 20 Jan. 1843- 
7 Mar. 1845. ff. 193-201, 209. A few notes on tho subject aro 
added (ff. 203, 204). 

O. Historical letters and papers relating chiefly to the Palatinate and 
Bavaria, 1504-1682, viz.:—(a) “Extraict do la guerro Bauariono 
... do 1’an 1504, et do la ’Transaction finale do deux lignes avee la 
cession du Duehe ct torres de Neubourg a la maison Palatine 
electorate d’alors en Tun 1505.” f. 211;—(b) Letter from tho 
Protestant Princes, [John,] Duke of Douxponts [Zweybriicken], 
[Joachim Ernest,] Margrave of Anspach, [John Frederick,] Duke of 
Wurtemberg, and [George Fredeiiek,]Margrave of Baden -DurlaclC, 
to [James I.], on the embassy of Sir Albcrtus Morton; circ. 
1620. f. 213;—(c) Sir Francis Cottingtou, ambassador to 

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Spain, to [Dudley Carleton,] Viscount Dorchester; 4 Aug. 1030. 
Extr. f. 215;—(d) Declaration of Louis XIII: in favour of Card. 
Richelieu after the removal of the Queen Mother and Duke of 
Orleans from the Cotirt; 25 May, 1(331. Printed in Mercnre 
Franroisc , xvii., p. 187. Copy. f. 217 ;—(e) Treaty between France 
and Savoy signed at Mirefleur, 17 Oct. 1631. Copy. f. 221;— 
(f) “The proposition of the vse of the Prince Elector’s presence at 
Hamburgh, or any place nearo the sea, where the generall treatvo 
shalbo dessigned in Germany”; [1637?]. f. 223;—(h) [Francis 
Cottington, Baron Cottington?] to Charles Louis, son of Frederick 
V., Elector Palatine, imprisoned in Franco, giving the king’s 
views and intentions on tho matter; Westminster, 22 Nov. 1639. 
Copy. f. 227;—(h) Undertaking given by the same Prince 
[Charles Louis] to Comte de Chavigny on his release; Bois do 
Vincennes, 13 Mar. 1640. Copy. f. 229 ;—(i) Instructions for Joseph 
Avory, the King’s agent to tho Elector of Brandenburg, 24 Jan. 
1641 2]. Copy. f. 231 ;—(k) Grant by William, Prince of Orange, 
to Christoff Charles of tho reversion, on the death of Adrian van 
Elst, of the office of “ Receveur do la Baronnie de Breda”; La 
Haye, 21 Dec. 1647. Copy. f. 233;—(1) “ Conditions du Marriage 
recerche par lo tresillustro Due d’Aveiros ” with a sister of the 
Elector Palatine; n. d. f. 234;—(m) G[eorge] Wiseheart [Bishop 
of Edinburgh 1662] to Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia, in favour of 
a cousin hearing a petition to Court, “It is but a letor recommen- 
datorie to Abbot [Walter] Montague from His Ilighuesse tho Duke 
of Yorko **; Newcastle, 2 Oct. 1661. f. 236;—(n) Sophia, 
Electress of Hanover, to “Madame Hewes” [Margaret Hughes, 
actress, and mistress of Prince Rupert], who had sent her some shoes ; 

Hanover, 1682. f. 238 ;—(o) George Louis, Electoral 

Prince of Hanover [afterwards GeorgeI.], to “ Madame Huis” [Marg. 
Hughes]; Hannover, July, 26 Oct. 1682. In the second letter ho 
sends compliments to “ le Prince Robert ” [Rupert], ff. 240,242;— 
(p) [Arthur Forbes, Viscount] Granard, to “Madame O Hucth” 
(in the body of the letter “ O lleues,” sc. Hughes), sending her 
pedigree ; Dublin, 10 Nov. 1682. f. 244. 

P. Fragment (40 lines) of Dio Rose, a Flemish version of Le Roman de 
la Rose, by Ileinric van Aken. Latter half of 14th cent. With 
noto (f. 246) by Prof. R[obert] P[riebsch] identifying the passages, 
f. 248. 

Paper and (P) vellum ; IT. 248. Folio. 

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Acquired in 1906. 

Eg. 2862. English Metrical Romances, viz.:— 

1. “ Kyng Richard ”: the romance of Richard Ccour-de-Lion. 
Wanting several leaves at the beginning, and partly illegiblo 
through damp in the first few of the remaining leaves; also 
slightly imperfect at the end. Begins : “ Now Maryuers arayeth 
3our shippes blyue ” (1. 1847 in H. Weber’s ed., Metrical Romances , 
Edinburgh, 1810, ii. p. 73). Ends: “To Jaffys and to Maiden 
C’astel ” (1. 7124 in Weber’s ed., which has 7136 lines in all). 

Other copies at e in Add. 31042 and Ilarl. 4690 (see Cat. of Romances, 
i. pp. 944-930). See too G. II. Needier, Richard Ceeur de Lion in 
literature (Leipzig, 1890), pp. 23-55, and G. Baris in Romania, 
xxvi., 1897, pp. 353-393. f. 1. 

2. “ Beuous of Hampton”: one of the MSS. used by E. Kolbing 
for his E. E. Text Soo. ed.. The Romance of Sir Reties of Ilamtoun, 
1885-1894. Slightly imperf. at end. ff. 45-94 b, 96-96 b. 

Beg.: “ [L]ordyuges lysteueb to my tale, 

It is ineryer ban bo nyjtyngale.” 

Ends: “And told how B. was come fro ferre 

With Ost on him for to werre ” (ed. Kolbing, p. 214). 

3. “ Sir Degarre” : two leaves (ff. 97, 95) containing 161 lines, which 
correspond roughly with 11. 225—364 of the version printed from 
Add. MS. 27879 (for which Bee Cat. of Romances, i. pp. 821-3) by 
J. W. Hales and F. J. Furnivall, Bishop Percy sFolio MS., iii., 1868, 
pp. 27-31 ; and more closely with 11. 275-436 of the Auchinleck 
MS. (Sire Dcyarre, Abbotsford Club, 1849, pp. 9-14). 

Beg.: “ Wei ynorshid good and hende 

I*er was no better in al bat ende.” f. 97. 

Ends: “ When be Parlement was plcnero 
lie lot crye ferre and nere ” 

(catchwords “ any man ”). f. 95 b. 

4. “ Florcnco and Blancheflouro ”: one of the MSS. used for Floris and 

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Slanncheflur, ed. E. Hanskncoht, Berlin, 1885 (sec p. 97). Imperf. 
at beginning, but less so than any other known MS. 

Beg.: “ Ne thurst men neuer in londe 

After feirer children fonde.” f. 98. 

Ends: “ Home he wont with royal array 

And was crownyd within a short day.” f. 111. 
Another copy, very fragmentary, is in Cotton MS. Vitell. D. iii. 
(see Cat. of Romances, i. p. 710). 

5. “ The batell of Troyo ”: purporting to be a translation from 
Dares Phrygius. The same versiou as Harl. 525, ff. 1-34 b (see 
Cat. of Romances, i. pp. 81-0), edited by C. II. A. Wager, The Seega 
of Troy, 1899 (the present MS. is noticed on pp. xxix.-xxxiii., but 
its text was not used). 

Beg.: “ [S]ithc bat god }>is worlde wrou3t 

llcuen and erthe made of noujt.” f. Ill b. 

Ends : “ Now lordinges saunj faile 

Of Troye bis is be tenthe bataile. 

Explicit bellum de Troye.” f. 134. 

6. “Amys and Amylion”: one of the MSS. used for Amis and 
Amiloun, ed. Kiilbing, Ileilbronn, 1884. Wanting two leaves 
after f. 145. 

Beg.: “ [F]or goddes louo in trinyte, 

Al pat ben bond herkenib to me.” f. 135. 

Ends: “ i’o blisse of heuyn bey haue to mede, 

I*at lastcb euer moo. Amen.” f. 147 b. 

Another copy is in Hai l. 2380 (see Cat. of Romances, i. pp. 077-8; 
Kiilbing, p. x.). 

7. “Sir Egleamoure”: ono leaf only, containing the first 100 lines. 
Used for Sir Ejlamour, ed. G. Sehleich, Berlin,* 1900 ( Palaestra , 
No. 53), see p. 91. 

Beg.: “ [JJhesu bat is heuyn king 

Gene vs al good cmlyng.” f. 148. 

Ends : “ And comen of gentyl blood 
Vcrely vnder by shelde” 

(catchwords “To wynne”). f. 148b. 
Other copies are in Cotton MS. Caligula A. ii. and Add. 27879 (see 
Cat. of Romances, i. pp. 700, 820). An analysis of the contents 
of the whole volume by E. Kiilbing is in Enylische Shulien, 
vii., 1884, pp. 191-3. 

Vellum; ff. iv. + 1*18. 11 in. X 6* in. Circ. 1400. Many of the 

margins cut down; others contain scribblings, among them the 
distich “Graco and good mancars maketh a man, | But woe bo 
vnto him yat no good cane ” on f. 50, and the name [of a former 
owner?] “ Thomas Wnker of lyttell belinges” [Little Bealings, 
co. Suff.J on ff. 73 b, 127. At the beginning is inserted an undated 

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EGERTOX MSS., 2863. 

letter from [ Captain Lord] Mfark] R[obert] Kerr to General [Jolm 
Lovcson Gower, Major-Gen. 1805, Lieut.-Gen. 1812, <1. 1810], the 
then owner, <n the contents of the volume. At the end is a noto 
by George Granville Leveson Gower, 2nd Duke of Sutherland, 
“ This book was given by General L[eveson] Gower to the Marquis 
of Stafford [George Granville Leveson Gower, cr. Duke of Suther¬ 
land 1883] my father.” Lot 1123 in Sotheby’s sale-cat. of tho 
Trentham Hall Library, Nov. 1906. 

Eg. 2863. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, with the spurious tale of 
Gamlvn. Tho Norton MS., mentioned as no. 59 in Prof. Skoat’s 
edition (1894), but not seen by him. Used by Urry for his 
edition (1721), and more fully collated by William Thomas in an 
interleaved copy of Urry’s edition, now in the British Museum 
Library, which was used by Tyrwhitt. A short piece of tho MS. 
was collated for Zupitza and Koch (Chaucer Sue. Specimens of MSS., 
pt. iv., 1897), whence Koch classed it in the “ Pet worth group,” 
but it seems to have affinity also with the Lansdowne MS. 851, 
e.(f. in tho omission of §§ 20, 21 of Meliboeus (f. 155 b, 11. B 2326- 
2361). The MS. is much mutilated by cutting out leaves, usually 
the opening leaves of each tale, which doubtless had ornamental 
initials and possibly marginal drawings (ff. 23, 65 have pieces cut 
out of the margin). Tho order of the tales (D type) is as follows : 
[Prologue lost]; Knight, begins lino A 909, wants 11. A 1365-1668, 
A 2351—2426; Miller, wants 11. A 3115—3191; Reeve, wants 
11. A 3876—3950, A 4181—4405; Cook; Gamlyn ; Man of Law, 
with Latin notes, wants 11. B 73-146, B 586-737; [Shipman's] 
prologue [transferred] to Squire, wants 11. B 1182-1190, and Squire 
(ihe genuine prologue was absent) wanting 11. F 9—74, F 682-708 ; 
Merchant, wants 11. E 1245-1292, E 2135-2210, E 2364-2418 
(epilogue was wanting) ; Wife of Bath, wants 11. D 1-20, D 97— 
248, D 478-882 (several verses absent as in Petworth and Lans- 
downe MSS.), D 1263-1384; Friar, wants 11. D 1643-1714; Sutn- 
moncr; Clerk, wants 11. E 29—102, E 255-406, E 711-786, E 1167— 
F 802; Franklin (tho head-link ■was probably shorter than in the 
Petworth MS.), wants also 11. F 879-954, F 1185—1266; Second 
Nun, wants 11. G 261—426 (several verses absent as in Petworth 
MS., etc.); Yeoman, wants 11. G 1108-1183, G 1260-1385; spurious 
head-link to Doctor, as in Petrvorih MS., wants 11. 5-14 and 11. C 1- 
517, i.e. the whole tale and part of the next; Pardoner, wants also 
11. C 593-670; spurious head-link to Shipman, as in Petworth MS., 
wants 11. 7-12, and Shipman, wants 11. B 1191-1262 (1220-1223 
were absent), B 1339-1414; Prioress, wants 11. B 1641-1714, B 1867- 
1939 ; Thopas, wants 11. B 2101-2166, B 2551-2602, B 3005-3203 ; 
Meliboeus, wants 11. B 3738 -3813; Nun’s Priest, wants 11. B 3964- 

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4037, B 4274—4349, B 4578-4030 ; Manciple (head-link was absent), 
■wants 11. H 105-119; Parson, wants 11. 1 00-99, I 227-259, I 291- 
320, I 720-745, I 937-end. 

Vellum; ff. ii. 4-214. 13^ in. x 8^ in. First third of xv. cent. 

Well written. Small illuminated initials, others in red and blue. 
A note on f. ii.b in a hand of the 18th cent, states that the 313. 
“ belonged to the Priory of Southwick in Hampshire.” The 
Priory was granted at the dissolution to John White, one of the 
Esquires of the Body, and White’s grandson had a daughter and 
heir Honora, who married Sir Daniel Norton, grandfather [or 
great grandfather?] of Richard Norton, of Southwick, in who«e 
hands the MS. certainly was in Urry’s time, but the ownership by 
the Priory seems somewhat uncertain, as the names of other 
families occur in 15th-l 6th cent, scribblings. It evidently belonged 
(ff. 54, 78, 116) to “ Toraysiu [Thotna/.ine], Lady Stourton” [wife 
of William, 5th Baron Stourton, who d. 1523]. At f 140 is tho 
name George Roceter, and at f. 38 b Humfryo Wortht (16th cent.), 
and at f. 84 particulars of the nativity of four other members of tho 
Worth family [of co. Som. ?], viz. Morryse Worthe, 1564, Frauncis, 
1565, Henry, 1567, and John, Feb. 1574. The last is perhaps 
the same who matriculated at Balliol College, Oxford, in 1594. 
Richard Norton gave the MS. “to his brother John Chicheley 
Esquire” [fellow of All Souls, 1699]. William Thomas borrowed 
it of Chicheley’s executor Hugh Howard. Belonged to Laurence 
W. Hudson, of Compton Hall, Wolverhampton (sale-cat. 3-5 Dec. 
1906, lot 115). Binding of tooled brown leather, 18th cent. 

Eg. 2864. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, with John Lydgate’s Story 
of Thebes : the Ingilby MS. described in Historical MSS. Com¬ 
mission , 6th Report, Appendix, p. 361. No. 54 in Skeat’s edition ; 
Askew 1 of Tyrwhitt. A portion, the Doctor-Pardoner link and 
Pardoner’s tale, is printed from it by Zupitza, Specimens of MSS.., 
pt. i., 1890. His classification of it in the “ Dd group,” closely 
allied to Add. VIS. 5140 (Tyrwhitt’s Askew 2), is confirmed by 
readings in other parts, c <j. the lacuna in Mcliboeus B 2548-2636, 
and in the Latin notes. The tales are in tho order of the Ellesmero 
MS. (A type). Contents:— 

1. “ Ii.cipit liber Galstid (mV) Chaucer de gestis pcrcgrinorum versus 
Cantuariam.” Tho separate groups of tales begin as follows :— 
(a) Group A, i.e. lYologue, Knight, Miller, Reeve and Cook, with 
colophon “ Chaunces ( sic ) maad no more of tho Cookis tale.” 
f. 1 ;—(b) First part of Group B, Man of Law’s tale. f. 64l>;— 
(c) Group I), Wife of Bath, Friar and Summoner (ff. 98, 99 are 
inverted), f. 81 b;—(d) Group E, Clerk and Merchant, f. 111 b;— 
(e) Group F, Squire and Franklin, f. 145;—(f) Group C, Doctor 

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and Pardoner, f. 167 ;—(g) Pest of Group B, Shipman, Prioress, 
Thopas, Meliboeus, Monk and Nun’s Priest, f. 180;—(h) Group G, 
Second Nun and Yeoman. f. 234;—(i) Group II, Manciple, 
f. 253 b;—(k) Group I, Parson. Colophon, “Here erulith the 
Personnys Tale.” ff. 258 b-292. 

2. “ Hecr begynneth the laste tale of Cauntirbury talis tolde honuvard 
and maad by dawn John Lidgate monk of Bury ” : the Story of 
Thel>es, printed by Wynkyn do Wordo and in Stow’s Chaucer 
(1561), etc., see Cat. of Romances, i. p. 87. Imperfect by loss of two 
leaves after f. 335 and one after f. 340. Colophon, “ Ileere endith 
the laste tale of Cauntirbury.. .maad and told bi dan John LidgHto 
monk of... ” f. 292 b. 

3. A page of chronological notes in English, much torn. Begins with 
[Brutus] a.m. 4076 and includes the nativity of Christ, “ whan his 
moodyr was xiiii yeer old on a Sonday,” etc., and dates of English 
and other martyrs. Tho last two entries arc [the pestilence?] “ in 
m. ter c. 1. minus vno ” and [prioratus] “ sancti Gregorii Cantuarie 
anno domini m.lxxiii 0 fundatus cst.” f. 341b. 

Paper; ff. ii. -f 341. 11 in. x in. Second quarter of xv. cent. 

Belonged to Dr. Anthony Askew (sale-cat. 1785, lot 313), after¬ 
wards to Sir Henry Day Ingilbv, of liipley, eo. York, 2nd Bart. 
Hodson sale, lot 116. Kussia leather binding, tooled, 18th cent. 

Eg. 2865. Breviary, of Ambrosian use, in Latin. Sixty-four leaves 
seem to be lost at the beginning. Contents:—(1) Calendar, with 
Milanese saints, followed by sundry notes and rubrics, benedictions, 
and a paschal table beginning in 1401. f. 2 ;—(2) Do tempore, pars 
hicmalis, including saints, from Advent to Easter Eve. Imper¬ 
fect, beg. with second Sunday in Advent. Colophon, “Explicit 
breviarium yemale.” f. 10;—(3) “ Ilic modo incipit breviarium 
estiuum ... secundum usum ecclesie Mediolanensis” : tho pars 
aestivalis de tempore, f. 71. At f. 81 occurs tho “ofitium 
letaniaium que hunt tribus diebus post dominicam asccnsionis 
primam,” with tho churches in Milan visited in the procession;— 
(4) “Ilic incipiunt festiuitates estiuo ” : de sanctis, St. George- 
SS. Vitalis and Agricola. f. 95 ;—(5) Commune Sanctorum, f. 122; 
—(6) “Ilic incipit ofitium cottidianis diebus dominicis [et 
fcrialibus] dicendum.” f. 127 ;— (7) “Incipit tabula ofitii ducendi 
diebus dominicis ab octaua Pentecost* n usque ad S. Martinum.” 
f. 143;—(8) “Hie incipit berohlinus id est ordo ducendi ofitium 
exceptatum scilicet matutinum mis-e et uespere de aduentu domini 
in ebdomada quo est anto natiuitatem domini ut. ignorantibus 
patefiat” (cf. also f. 15b, “ordo boroldini ”). f. 147;—(9) “Hie 
incipit antiphonarius ycmalis [et estiuus secundum n>um archie- 
piscopalis ecclesie Mediolanensis.’’ f. 149;—(10) “Hie incipiunt 

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can til s qui dicuntur ad missam.” f. 161;—(11) Ordo faciendi 
aqnam benedictam, ad cathecuniinmn faciendum, exorcismus sancti 
Ambrosii, etc. Imperfect by loss of two or more leaves at the end. 
f. 165;—(12) “ Titrmo ot matutiua et vespero mortuonim ” (ho 
colophon). Imperfect at the beginning. This is apparently the 
section mentioned at f. 8 b as “agatapami3 mortuorum,” see also 
the general colophon below. At the end is a rubric “ Hoc quippo 
defunctorum ofitium ad exemplum ofitii domiuice passion is declarare 
decreuit Romana eoclesia,” etc., then “ Laus tibi sit, Chrixte, | 
quoniara liber explicit iste. Deo gratias. amen.” f. 166 b. 

General colophon, “ Explicit istud breuiarium yemale et estiuum 
continens in so ofitia festiua . dominicalia . et ferialia per totum 
annum curentia . ac ctiam omnes letanias que hunt in anno . totusque 
agathapanus . et multemisso . cum secretis necessariis ad missam . et 
multa alia neccessaria . (pie si quis uoluerit uidero et legero . poterit 
introspicero et inueniet. Quod quidem breviarinm scriptum 
inceptum et mediatum fuit per me presbiterum Antonium do 
Vbertis lilium quondam domini magistri Antonii de Vbertis do loco 
Margino [now Margno] plebis Vallissaxime [Valsasina, al»ovo 
Bellano on the Lake of Como] Mediolanensis dioccsis . ac bene- 
ficialem ecelesio sancto Marie de Yaltorta . iam ellapsis viginti duobus 
annis . quod sum sanuscorpore . licet propter fragilitatem humanam 
iam frigescens calore naturali . cum sim fere annorum quadraginta 
septem . ac finitum per me ipsum . anno domini curente millesimo 
quadringintesimo sec undo . indictione decima . die veneris . xvii. 
mensis martii. hora vesperi. luna xiiii. claro tempore atque suflicienti 
pretio uictualium.” f. 171. 

On the vellum fly-leaves are scribbled in late 15tli cent, hands:— 
(a) Charms for fever, headache, worms, etc. ff. 1, 171 b;—(bj Notes 
on music, beg. “ Tre sono le proprietate del canto.” ff. 1, 1 b; — 
(c) Notes on the calendar, one dated 1480. f. 1 b. On the paper 
fly-leaves (ff. ii.-v.) is a note in a 10th cent, hand in Italian on 
the contents of the book, meaning of “ agathapanus,” etc. 

Yellum (except ff. i.-vii.) ; ff. vii. -f- 171. 6^ in. x 4^ in. a.d. 1402. 
Small coloured initials. 

Acquired in 1007. 

Eg. 2866. “ Sigurd the Volsuno,” by William Morris : holograph fair 
copy of the whole poem, written in 1876. For a first draft of 
some portions see Add. MSS. 87497, 37498. The poem is carefully 
written out, but there are many corrections, and at the end are 
cancelled versions of “ Gripir’s Foretelling” (bk. ii. c. 5), ff. 356- 
35(1, and of the last interview between Sigurd and Brynhild (bk. iii., 
c. 12), If. 360-366, the latter being considerably longer than the 
form in which the scene appears in the printed text. 

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Paper; ff. i. 4- 366. Folio. Bound iu oak boards, with stamped 
leather back, blind-tooled. Belonged to Laurence W. Hudson 
(cf. Eg. 2863, 2864, sale-cat. 3-5 Dec. 1906, lot 453). From the 
Famborough Fund. 

Eg. 2867. Bible, in Latin: Vulgate version. The order of books 
(shown below) and the prefaces (references to Berger’s Mem. pres, 
u VAcad, dee Inner., 1 ser., tom. xi, partie ii.) are of a usual typo, 
though the preface appended to Job is loss common. There are no 
summaries, nor indication of divisions other than Langton’s. The 
calendar (f. 423) is evidently of St. Martin’s Priory, Dover (dedica¬ 
tion, 19 Oct), a cell of Christ Church, Canterbury, and contains 
the usual Christ Church saints (cf. Arund. MS. 155). Contents:— 
(1) Octateuch, prefaces 1, 2 and (to Joshua) 22. The first loaf of 
the text of Genesis is wanting, f. 3;—(2) Kings, pref. 30. f. 118 ; 
—(3) Chronicles, prof. 3G. Followed (f. 20Gb) by the prayer of 
Manasses. f. 177;—(4) Esdras (Ezra), pref. 42. Followed 
(f. 211b) by Neemias, wanting last leaf. f. 207;—(5) Tobias, 
pref. 45. f. 217 ;—;0) Judith, pref. 51. f. 221 ;—(7) Job, pref. 55, 
58 and, at the end, 57. f. 232 b ;—(8) Psalter (Galliean). Illumi¬ 
nated initials to Ps. 1, 2G, 38, 51, 52, 68, 80, 97, 109. f. 244 b;— 

(9) Sapiential books, pref. 129 and (to Wisdom) 142. f. 271 ;— 

(10) Prophets, viz. Isaiah (pref. 150), Jeremiah (prof. 155), 

Lamentations, Jeremiah’s Prayer, Baruch, pref. “Libor isto qui 
Baruch,” Ezechiel (pref. 162), Daniel (pref. 1G6, 1G9) and Minor 
Prophets (pref. 170, 171, 179, 185, etc.), f. 307;—(11) 1 and 2 
Maccabees, pref. 189. f. 400;—(12) Calendar, f. 423;—(13) 
Collection of texts for sermons. Beg. “ Do uitando consortio 
colloquio eonsilio et exemplo Ps. i. Beatus uir.” f. 425;—(14) 
Gospels, pref. 199, 225,230,236. f. 430 ;—(15) Pauline Epistles 
in the usual order, f. 477 b;—(16) Acts, pref. 244. f. 507;— 
(17) Catholic Epistles, pref. 290. f. 521;—(18) Apocalypse, 
f. 527 b;—(19) Table of Epistles and Gospels, f. 534. On f. 1 
is a 14th cent, note beg. “Sacra scriptura in duo diuiditur,’’ 
and on ff. 1 b, 2 a table of books in an early 15th cent. hand. 
Vellum; ff. ii. + 535. 8] in. x 5J in. xm. cent. Written at 

Dover or Canterbury, in a good small hand, probably before the bull 
of canonization of St. Edmund, Jan. 1247 (Potthast, no. 12392), as 
he is not in the calendar. Illuminated initial with small miniature 
to each book (and Psalms, seo above); initials of prefaces usually 
in colours, otheis in red and blue. Many of the initials are pro¬ 
longed and the fir*t forms a quasi border; the initial of Genesis is 
lost. Sec. fob, “ dcstinatus est.” Belonged to Christ Church, 
Canterbury ; see note (f. 1) “ Biblius (me) ecclesie Christi Cantuario 
v[cndicat]us (?) ©idem ecclesie per Johanncm E.”, and one of 

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the peculiar book-marks of the monastery. But there is no library 
prossmark, and the MS. was apparently assigned successively to 
individual monks, whose names (frater Robertas, dompnus Johannes 
de Ilatftelde ?, Roger Benett, all on f. ii. b, cf. f. 535 b) are noted, 
but are usually erased. Not in the library-catalogue printed by 
Dr. M. R. James (Anc. Libr. of Cant, and Dover , 1903). Later 
owners’ names (10th cent.?) are “Thome Doriuani liber” (f. 2) 
and John Bechyng(f. 534b). On f. 3 are the initials VV. A. S. M. D. 
Black leather tooled binding (17th cent.). 

Eg. 2868. Glossary of the Northumbrian dialect, compiled by James 
Raine, Canon and Chancellor of York, apparently begun in 1854 
(f. 1) and continued down to his death in 1890; containing an 
alphabetical list of words used in the North of England, extracted 
from Registers of Wills, Ecclesiastical Proceedings of York and 
Durham,Court-Rolls, Depositions, ami other manuscript and printed 
sources, with illustrative fjuotations. Some of the entries under A 
are embodied in a glossary printed by the Surtees Society, vol. 85 
(1888). Appended (f. 300) are loose entries of additional words 
intended for incorporation, etc., and (f. 578) a few letters to Canon 
Raine, 1857-1895. 

Paper; If. 588. Folio. 

Eg. 2869, A-C. Autograph letters of John Dryden (2), Alexander 
Pope (1), and [George Gordon Byron.J Lord Byron (4), viz.:— 

A. Dryden to Jacob Tonson, the elder, publisher, (1) on his transla¬ 
tion (1084) of Maimbourg’s Ristoire de la Ligue , a second edition 
(1085) of Lord Roscommon’s Essay on Translated Verse , the proposed 
contents of a second volume of Miscellanies (1085), “the Act which 
remains of the Opera ” [probably Albion and Albanian, ready for 
representation Feb. 1085], “the singing Opera to bo played 
immediately after Miehaelmasso M [probably King Arthur, not 
actually produced till after the Revolution], etc.; Monday morning 
[July—Sopt. 1084]. Printed in Sir W. Scott’s Works of John 
Dryden, ed. G. Saintsbury, xviii. p. 105. f. 1; — (2) on Lady 
Chudlcigh’s verses, which “ are better than any which are printed 
before tho book” [the translation of .Virgil, now preparing for the 
second edition, 1098], tho reception of “ Alexander’s Feast ” (1097), 
“ 1 am glad to heare from all hands that my Odo is esteem’d the best 
of all my poetry ... I thought so myself when I writ it, but, being 
old, I mistrusted my own judgment,” the dangerous fall of his 
son Charles at Rome, etc.; Friday [ctrc. Dec. 1097]. Printed, op. 
cit ., xviii. p. 139. f. 3. 

B. Pope to Jacob Tonson, the elder, animadverting on Lewis Theobald’s 
edition of Shakespeare, and asking in a postscript for particulars of 
tho “ Man of Ross,” “ 1 intend to make him an example in a poem 

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of mino”; 14 Nov. 1731. Printed in his Works, ed. Elwin and 
Courthopc, ix. p. 548, from the Gentleman's Maoazine, Jan.-Juno, 
1830, p. 27. f. 5. 

C. Byron to Edwaid Daniel Clarke, the traveller, (1) concerning 
Lord Aberdeen’s suggested proposal of him as a meml>er of the 
Athenian Club, ‘‘should these omissions and offences [attacks on 
Lord Elgin, etc.] be got over, I should feel truly happy in being 
one of the Elect” ; 8 St. James’s Street, 19 Jan. 1812. f. 7;—(2) 
referring to a parallel passage in Petrarch, etc., “ I am not sorry 
for the involuntaiy plagiarism as I ought to be, but rather rejoice 
that a single drop of Petrarch’s vial should have fallen by accident 
into mine”; 5 April, 1812. f. 9;—(3) on the reception of Childe 
Harold, and promising to send him “a certain thing,” of which ho 
has printed eight copies; 27 May, 1812. f. 10;—(4) on the 
Bryde cf Abydos, his aims in portraying the character, etc., “ I have preserve her purity without impairing the 

ardour of her attachment”; 15 Dec. 1813. Incomplete, f. 11. 
Tho first three letters appear to be unprinted ; the last is in R. E. 
Prothero’s Letters and Journals of Lord Byron, ii. p. 308, taken from 
Otter’s Life and llemains of E. D. Clarke, 1824, p. 027. The 
plinted text has three small variations and contains the matter 
here missing. 

Paper; If. 12. Quarto. From the Farnborouyh Fund. 

Eg. 2870, 2871. Six plans by Robert Mylne, Master Mason to the 
Crown of Scotland, for tho repair and rebuilding of Holyrood 
Palace, Edinburgh, in 1071. Described, with documents and fac¬ 
similes, in The Master Masons to the Croicn of Scotland, Edinburgh, 
1893, pp. 161-212, by the Rev. Robert Scott Mylne, his lineal 
descendant, to whom these MSS. wore handed down “ from Robert, 
who was mason to the work” (d. 1710), “by William, his sou” 
(d. 1728), “Thomas, his grandson” (d. 1703), “and Robert, his 
great-grandson” (d. 1811), etc. (see a note in tho hand of tho last- 
named, Yol. I. f. 1). Two volumes. Folio. Bound in brown 
leather, tooled. From the Farnborouyh Fund. 

The contents are :— 

Eg. 2870. Yol. I. (If. 13). (1) “The draught of that part of ... 
llallyrude house now in repair.” f. 3;—(2) “ Groundo piano 
of the new designe.” f. 5 ;—(3) “ Plane of tho second storio ” 
[i.e. first floor], f. 7 ;—(4) “ Plane of the 3 d storio ” [i.e. second 
floor], f. 9 ;—(5) “ The front of the East qwarter of tho house 
.towards the Inner Court.” f. 11 ;—(0) “Small mapp ... with 
the grounds lying about,” with notes of owners, etc., appended, 
f. 13. Facsimiles of all six are given in tho Rev. R. S. Mylno’s 

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book as above, between pp. 168, 169. The first three plans 
name the purpose for which the rooms are designed. The 
King, in a letter to the Commissioners of the Treasury in 
Scotland, dated Windsor, 3 June, 1671 (op. cit., p. 169), 
approved the plans, but gave detailed instructions for altera¬ 
tions, marked in some cases by crosses, etc., on the plans (see 
nos. 3 and 6). In no. 2 “ he will have noe Chappell,” but in 
place “ a large vaulted cellare ”; in no. 3 the royal apartments 
as designed are to be thrown into one gallery, now containing 
the portraits of the Scottish kings: and in no. 6 “ he will 
continue tho entrie at this time as now it is,” and will “ have 
ane accesse from his new garden into the great Park.” 

Eg. 2871. Vol. II. (ff. 25). The same plans in the same order, 
as modified (see specially the plan of the second story), with 
the descriptive matter in another hand. The last (f. lib) has 
a note by Robert Mylne, the great-grandson, in 1790, of the 
position of a monument to Alexander Mylne (d. 1643), and of 
the position of, and inscription on, the foundation stone, Fun. 
be Ro. Mylne, MM., Jul. 1671.” Tho plans are followed (f. 14) 
by the original contract between Sir William Bruce, Bart., 
Surveyor General, and Sir William Sharp, Knight, Cash 
Keeper, on the one part, and Robert Mylne, Master Mason, on 
the other part, for taking down “ the aisler [ashlar] worke 
built by the Inglishe ... and the rough worke within upon 
the west quarter,” and for erecting stories of tho Ionic and 
Corinthian orders, etc., dated Ilolyrood house, March, 1676. 
Inserted after this contract are four engravings of the Palaco 
as designed above, two by Richard Cooper, circ. 1750, after 
drawings by William Adam, and one by [Remigius or 
Nathaniel] TaiT, circ. 1750, after a drawing by the Hon. John 
Elphinstone (ff. 16—21), an engraving of the chapel by Peter 
Mazell, late 18th cent. (f. 23), after a drawing by Thomas 
Wyck (d. 1677), and an engraving of Lauder Castle, co. 
Berwick, built at the same time as Holyrood (f. 25). 

Eg. 2872. “A Terkier to the several estates of Sir William 
Jerningham, Bart., situate in the counties of Salop and Stafford, 
survey’d, drawn and map’d by James Sherriff, 1788.” The estates 
are in the neighbourhood of Shiffnal, co. Salop (ff. 2—44), and 
Stafford (ff. 45-60); a list of tho Shiffnal farms is at f. 40, and of 
the Stafford farmB at f. 60, with the names of tenants and occupiers 
of cottages, etc. A finely diawn map is given of each holding, 
with a list of the names, quality and acreage of each field; as 
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Vellum ; ff. 60. Large folio. Bound in crimson morocco, tooled. 
From the Farnboroug'i Fund. 

Eg. 2873, A-l). Colourkd maps (4) of estates in co. Hereford, made 
by William Whittell, of Bodenham, co. Hereford, viz.:— 

A. Livers Ocle [Ocle-Livers], owned by Robert Chaplin, Esq., with 
arms of Chaplin in colour; 1705. 

B, C, D. Upper Lye, in Almostree [Aymestrey], Lower Lye, in the 
tame parish, and lands iu Covenhope [Conhope], in the same 
parish, with woods in Shobdon, all owned by Sir James Bateman, 
Kt., alderman of London, with arms in each case of Bateman and 
Searle impaled in colour; 1708. 

Vellum rolls, 1 ft. 6£ in. x 2 ft. 2^ in.; 2 ft. 3J in. X 2 ft. 9 in.; 
2 ft. 3£ in. X 2 ft. 6j in.; 2 ft. 3^ in. x 2 ft. 8.V in. From the 
Furnborough Fund. 

Acquired in 1908. 

Eg. 2874. Heraldic collections relating to the family of Cloptou, of 
Kentwell iu Melford, co. Suffolk, containing:—(1) Imaginary coats 
of arms of mythical and Scriptural personages, British and 
Saxon kings, etc., ending with William I. and Stephen (225 coats), 
f. 1 ;—(2) Arms of English peors and families (172 coats), f. 13 b; 
—(3) Arms of the Sovereign and twenty Knights of the Garter, 
beginning with Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk (d. 1573), aud 
William Parr, Marquis of Northampton (d. 1571), and including 
Walter Devereux, Earl of Essex, William Cecil, Lord Burghley, 
and Arthur Grey, Lord Grey do Wilton, who received the Garter 
in 1572. f. 23;—(4) Twenty coats of arms of other noblemen and 
gentlemen, f. 25 b ;—(5) Clopton arms, including those of Clopton 
with four different crests (cf. Harl. MS. 1174, f. 81), arms of 
Clopton with 20 quarterings (cf. Add. MS. 19078, tf. 36, 36 b), and 
248 coats representing the marriages of the family of Clopton, 
tempp. Johu-Eliz., and of some of the families connected with them, 
f. 27;—(6) Arms of Northamptonshire families (9 coats, with 
blanks for more), f. 44 ;—(7) Arms of Suffolk families (198 coats), 
f. 46;—(8) Arms of Norfolk families (360 coats), f. 58;—(9) 
Arms of Cambridgeshire families (88 coats), f. 78;—(10) Arms of 
Hertfordshire families (9 coats), f. 83 ;—(11) Arms of Huntingdon¬ 
shire families (9 coats), f. 83 b. The marriages in the main line 
of the Clopton family (ff. 28, 29) end with those of William 
Cloptou of Kentwell Hall (d. 1588) and of his two elder sons, 
Francis (d. 1578) and William (d. between 1582 and 1588); and 
the volume (wdiich bears the initials W. C. on its cover, see below) 
was presumably made for William C'lopton senior (then head of the 
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Vellum; ff. i. + 83. 11 in. x 7£ in. Circ. 1572. The arms are 

in tincture, nine on a page, except on ff. 23—25 and 27. On the fly¬ 
leaf (f. i.) is an obliterated note of the presentation of the MS. in 
1775 by the Rev. John Affleck [second son of Sir John Affleck, 
Bart., whose brother Gilbert married in 1740 Elizabeth, daughter 
of Richard Clopton] to J[ohn] English Dolben (4th Bart. 1814, 
stepson to John Affleck’s aunt, Charlotte); also a note of its 
presentation by Fred. Henry Barnwell to John Image, 10 Oct. 1810, 
with the signature of John Image. In the original binding of 
brown leather (formerly having green silk ties), with a largo central 
tool on each cover containing the initials W. C. 

Eg. 2875. “ Pietas Jesuitica,” by Phineas Fletcher, preceded by an 
anonymous theological treatise, viz.:— 

1. “Of the Fall and Restitution of Man”: a treatise intended (f. (5) 

by the author (a Roman Catholic) as a summary of his former 
treatises “ about prayer, divine inspirations or call, discretion, 
confession, behaviour in tyrue of sicknesse, of vertues, as temper¬ 
ance, patience, the which summarie as to two certaine 

principall heads, namelye Praire and Mortification, that is the 
exercise of all veitues, all y e severall matters of those his wryteings 
are to be or may be referred or reduced.” The present MS. is 
probably a transcript (in two hands, second beg. f. 71b) of a 
printed book (perhaps printed at Louvain), as it has two 
imprimaturs (f. 151), one of [William] Rudesind Barlow [Professor 
of Theology at the College of St. Vedast, Douay] in the same hand 
as the latter half of the text. The original MS. was finished 
14 Aug. 1635, and the imprimaturs are dated 4 Feb. 1636. f. 1. 

2. “ Pietas Jesuitica ” : autograph MS. of the Latin satirical poem by 
Phineas Fletcher entitled “ Locustae vel Pietas Jesuitica,” with 
dedicatory address to Henry, Prince of Wales. First printed in 
1627, aud reprinted in 1908 by F. S. Boas, Poetical Works of Giles 
and Phineas Fletcher , p. 98. Other autograph eopies, with different 
dedications, are in Sloane MS. 444 and Hai ley MS. 3196. For a 
full account of the relationship between these three MSS. aud the 
printed ed. see Boas, op. cit ., pp. x. sqq., where he proves that the 
present MS. comes second in the order of date, viz. between March, 
1610[11], and 6 Nov. 1612, when Prince Henry died. The 
prologue addressed to him was afterwards adapted to his brother 
Charles (cf. Harl. MS. 3196, f. 4). It is printed, op. cit., p. 280, 
and a collation of the three MSS. with the printed text is given 
ib. pp. 279 sqq., with facsimiles at p. 96. The present MS. is 
designated M. 

Paper; ff. ii. + 179. Small octavo, a.d. 1611-12. Vellum cover. 
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later hand has retraced some of the words. On f. 152 b, the last 
flyleaf of art. 1, is the name “ Tempest.” On f. 179 b, the verso of 
the last page of art. 2, is the inscription “ E libris J. Meriton. 
Meus est hie liber” [probably John Meriton, sizar of St. John’s 
Coll., Cambridge, 1652, rector of St. Mary Bothaw, London, 1666- 
1696]. The whole MS. belonged to Rev. A. B. Grosart, 1872-1899 
(cf. Grosart, Miscellanies of the Fuller Worthies Library, iii. p. 509), 
and at his death came into the hands of Bertram Dobell, the 
bookseller. From the Famborough Fund. 

Acquired in 1909. 

Eg. 2876. “ Tirikl ” : a poem, by William Blake. Autograph. With 
many corrections and cancelled lines, particularly in part 8, where 
a passage (beg. “ I am Tiriel King of the West ”) has been written 
with a different pen, though at the same period. The occurrence 
in the cancelled part of this passage of the line “ Can wisdom be 
put in a silver rod or love in a golden bowl ? ”, afterwards used as 
lines 3, 4 of “ Thel’s Motto ” (“ The Book of Thel ” was engraved 
in 1789), dates the poem circ. 1788-9. It is thus the earliest of the 
Prophetic Books. Printed by W. M. Rossetti, Poetical Works of 
W. Make, Aldine ed., 1874, p. 207, and the cancelled lines of part 8 
by Sampson, Blake's Poetical Works , 1905, p. 344. 

Paper; ff. 9. Quarto. Belonged to Mrs. Anne Gilchrist [wife of 
Alexander Gilchrist, author of tho Life of Blake ] until circ. 1874 
(Rossetti, op. cit., p. cxxiii., note), and used by Swinburne, William 
Blake, 1868, p. 199. From the Famborough Fund. 

Eg. 2877. Commonplace-book of Gilbert Frevile, of Bishop Middleham, 
co. Durham, containing notes of sermons by Puritan and other 
divines, miscellaneous historical matter, etc. Tables of contents 
are at ff. 2 b, 188. The date 1591 on the cover is perhaps that of 
the commencement of the collection. The chief contents are:— 

1. Copy of a sundial, with the name of Rob. de Freuyle, 1583. f. 1. 

2. Calligraphical design, “ Servire deo est regnare.” f. 2. 

3. Beginning of a compendium of English history, doubtless translated 
from a French roll-chronicle of the type of Royal MS. 14 B. v. (cf. 
Wright, Feudal Manuals of Engl. History, 1872, pp. 61—74). Begins 
with a diagram of the heptarchy and broaks off at tho end of 
Edgar, “men held him for a saint and [he] lieth at Winchester.” 
f. 3. 

4. “ The names and armes of all the noble men then beeing or created 
since the conquest of England and by whome they were created” : 
an incomplete copy of the Baronage of Robert Cook, Clarencieux, 
extending in its earliest form to 1572. There are thirty or more 
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the present MS. with Hatley MS. 2041, which extends to 1591. 
Breaks off with Hamlin Plantagcnet in Henry ll.’s reign, f. 5. 

5. “ A Breifo Shadow of Queene Elizabeth’s due prai.-es.” Beg. “The 
state of which groat Queeno throughout the whole course of her 
most flonri'hing raigne” ; ends with her epitaph, f. 13 b. 

G. “ A breife shadow of the due praises of K. Edward the Gth.” Beg. 
“The vertues of which king were rare”; ends with an epigram 
upon the (falsely) reported Caesarian operation at the king’s birth, 
beg. “ Here lies the phoenix Lady Jane.” f. 14 b. 

7. “ Occurronts from Ireland,” 12 July, 1599: a brief note on tho 
severe measures taken by llobert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, as 
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, against Sir Henry Harrington and his 
force, and list of knights made by him. f. 15. 

8. “Queue Elizabeth’s Speeche to her last parliament,” 30 Nov. 1601, 
(cf. Hailey MS. 1G9, f. 45). Printed in the Somers Tracis , 1809, i. 
p. 244. It differs from the text given in Egerton MS. 2222, f. 250, 
and printed in the Supplement to Camden’s Annales, 1719, p. G74. 
Bog. “ Wee perceyue your coming is to present thankes.” f. lob. 

9. “ A copie of Queene Elizabeth her Answer to the King of Polandes 
Embassador in the presence Chamber at Greenewicli the 25 Ul of 
July, 1597, openly and ex tempore,” in Latin (cf. Stow, Annales , 
1615, p. 814). Beg. “O quam decepta fui.” f. 16. 

10. “A copy of an Epistle dedicatory [in verse] to Queene Elizabeth 
written by M r Davies [afterwards Sir John Davies, Attorney 
General for Ireland] in his Hooke called Nosce Teipsum ”; printed 
1599, but a copy in Add. MS. 25304, f. 1, bears the date 11 July, 
1592. Beg. “ To that deare Majestic which in the North.” f. 1G. 

11. “The welcome home of tho Earle of Essex and the lord Admiral 
from the victorious voyage of Cales [Cadiz], 1596.” At the end is 
tho colophon, “ Wiitten by Tho. Churchyard esquire vpon tho 
sodaine sight of the Earle of Essex coming to the Court.” Said by 
Jjowndes to have been printed, 1599, but his statement that it is 
reprinted in Nichols’ Progresses of Queen Elizabeth is apparently a 
mistake. Beg. “ The heavens smilde, tho earth that long was 
wett.” f. 16. 

12. Memorials of Queen Elizabeth in prose and verse, viz.:—(a) Note 
on certain coincidences, beg. “ Queene Elizatnith (of famous 
memory) came to the Crowne with tho fall of tho leafe”;—(b) 
“ Verses made upon her lJomoouo being dead ” (cf. Sloano MS. 
1489, f. 57 b), four lines, beg. “ The Queen’s roraou’do in solemno 
sort”;—(c) “Vpon the bringing of her Corpse by water from 
Eiehmount to Whitehall” (cf. Sloane MS. 1792, f. 112b, Egerton 
MS. 923, f. 15, etc.), eight linos, bog. “ The Queeno was brought by 
water to Whitehall ” ;—(d) “ Vpon her lying dead at White-Hall,” 
live lines, beg. “The Queene lies now at White-Hull dead”;— 

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(e) Prose eulogy, beg. “This Queeno having an invincible spirit!, 
the summons of death did not amaze her.” f. 16 b. 

13. “ Some considerations proposed vnto suche as are not well affected 
to Religion ” : the concluding chapter of A thanJcfull Remembrance 
of God's Mercu, by Geor^o Carleton, Bishop of Chichester, printed, 
London, 1624, pp. 224-227. f. 17. 

14. “The burntn and effect of M r [Stephen] Egerton’s prayer vsed 
before his sermons, collected by G[ilbert?] F[ re vile] at thoChurcho 
[St. Anne’s] in Black friers, 1604.” f. 18. 

15. “Here beginneth the notes taken by G. F., 1604, at scverall 
sermons of Mr. Stephen Egertons preached at Black friers in 
London vpon the weeke daies, videlicet on Wednesdaio and Friday 
in the forenooues ’: twenty sermous on texts from Rutli and 
Samuel. Followed (f. 26 b) by similar notes of eight others on 
texts from the Acts, “taken by the said party at Mr. Egertons 
sermons preached at Black-friers upon the sabboth daies, A.n. 1604.” 

f. 18 b. 

16. “ The notes of sondrie other sermons taken by the said party the 
same yeare, 1604, at seuerall churches in London”: twenty-nine 
anonymous sermons, f. 31 b. 

17. Later London sermons, all (except two) with preachers’ names 
and many dated, viz.:— 

(a) Mr. Barber (perhaps Thomas Barber, 
formerly minister of St. Mary-le-Bow, 
seo Brook’s Puritans, i. p. 429), 15 
Feb. 100$. f. 4Hb;—(b) Sir. Charko 
(probably William Cbarke, formerly 
preacher at Lincolns Inn, tbiil. ii. p. 
113), 5 July, 1007. f. 50;—(c) Mr. 
Cooke, eleven sermons, n. tl. ff. 48, 
50b-5G;—(d) Mr. Draunt of Wooll- 
churche, 9 Apr. 1607. f. 60 b;—(e) 
Dr. Elmer (Thcophilus Aylmer, at. 
Elmer, Archdeacon of London, rector 
of St. Magnus), St. Stephen’s Day, 
1605. f. 49; —(f) Mr. Dr. King (John 
King, afterwards Bishop of London?), 
Midsummer Day and 1 July, 1610. 

ff. 60, 61 b;—(g) Dr. [Peter] Lilly 
(vicar of Fulham), seven sermons, n. d. 
ff. 50b-60;—(h) Mr. [Francis] Mas- 
bery (rector of St. Martin, Yintry, and 
St. Pancras, Soper Lane), four sermons, 
n.d. ff. 62-64 ;—(i) Mr. [Richard] 
Stock (curate, afterwards rector, of All 
Hallows’, Bread Street, the parish 
church of Milton), ef. artt. 41, 98 
below; Christmas Day, 1606. f. 46b; 
—(k) Mr. [Thoma<] Westfeild (a/. 
Westfield, rector of St. Bartholomew, 
Smilhfield, afterwards Bishop of 
lhistol, 6 May, 1611. f. 64;—(I) Mr. 
White, n. d. ff. 47, 47 b. 

18. Sermon by “ M r [Peter] Burrell of Gaiuford ” [co. Durham], on 
James ii. 12. f. 65. 

19. “The testimony given to one Mrs. Rcbecka Crisp [wife of 
Nicholas Crispe, skinner, of London, who died in 1637] in a 
funerall sermon preached at her buriall by Mr. Thomas Gataker.” 
Printed, with the sermon in full, as Paul’s Desire of Dissolution, etc., 
by T. G., Bachelor of Divinity [preacher at Lincoln’s Inn till 1611, 
then pastor of Rotherhithc], 1620. f. 65 b. 

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20. “A copie of the testament of the Lord Treasurer Burleigh of 
his soule and body, begun 1570, revisited 1580, reviewed 1588, 
reformed 1589, reviewed againe 1590, perfected 1593, perused 1597 
and at his death”: preamble to a diaft or supposed will of William 
Cecil, Baron Burghley. A variant copy is in Lansdowne MS. 102, 
f. 170. Beg. “ Considering I haue ben by the goodnes of almighty 
God made and created a reasonable creature ”; ends “ to charitable 
vses.” f. 06. 

21. “The councell of a father to his sonno in tenn seuerall precepfs 
left as a legacie at his death.” This tract, an edition of which was 
registered for Joseph Ilunte, 28 June, 1611 (see Arber’s Registers of 
the Stationers’ Company), does not appear to have any connexion 
with the Instructions to his Son of Sir Walter Raleigh, us suggested 
[by W. Eames] in A Bibliography of Sir W. Raleigh, New York, 
1886, p. 34. Beg. “Sonne! the vortuous inelinacion.” f. 66b. 

22. Speech of “ the excellent lord George Ossolinski, Count Palatyno 
of Tenizyn and Sendomiria, Chamberlaino to the Kingcs Majestic 
of Poland, sent Embassador to K. James,” Whitehall, Sunday 
11 Mar. 162". Piinted, with the original Latin, in Somers Tracts t 
ii. p. 458; the Latin is also in Burney IMS. 368, f. 35, and printed 
in J. C. Lunig’s Orationes Proccrum Europae, Leipzig, 1713, i. 
p. 546. f. 68 b. 

23. Poetical collections, viz.:—(a) “ A necessary Table for all men to 
looke on, taken out of the golden epistles that were gathered out 
of the remainder of Guavarraes workes, etc., newly made into 
english meeter by Edward May, 1612”: verse-paraphrases of 
answers to questions in a letter of Antonio de Guevara to the 
Governor of Naples, Epistolas Familiares, pt. ii. ep. ii., in Aribau’s 
Biblxoteca de Atitores Espaholes, xiii., probably taken from the 
French edition, Epistres dorces et Discours salutaires, Lyons, 1588, 
ii. p. 128. Each answer consists of four rules, e.g. “to know a 
good man by,” and is paraphrased in a quatrain of verse. Beg. 
“ That man which is of nature proude and in whose mouth romos 
loathsome lies.” At the end (f. 70 ) is an appendix entitled “ Other 
verses called the figure of 4, collected out of other authors,” but 
only the subjects, not the verses, arc given. Beg. “Things sur¬ 
passing humane reason. The secretts of the heavens, the wonders 
of the world, the wickedness of sinne, the madness of fooles.” 

f. 68b;—(b) “Johnsons conclusion in his Almanach, 1603,” 
apparently from an almanack of Thomas Johnson, though the 
earliest in the British Museum library is of 1604 and does not 

contain these versos, viz. ten lines on human imperfection, beg. 
“What head so staied that never chang’d intent.” f. 7<>b;—(c) 
“The joy of the shepchards to hesre of Christs birth by the 

Angels, Luke 2 ”: 

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who see this sweete sight.” f. 70b;—(d) “The calling of tho 
geutills. Math. 2” : 116 lines, beg. “ The now starr which BaaTurn 
foresaid should appeare.” f. 71. 

24. Foundation-deed and articles of government of the Free School of 
Ileighington, co. Durham, founded Oct. 1001 by Elizabeth Jettison 
out of an annuity of eleven pounds given to her by George Frevilo, 
of Bishop Middleham, co. Durham, together with a list of twenty 
poor people, the first recipients of a yearly charity also charged on 
the same annuity (cf. Surtees, History of Durham, iii. p. 317). f. 72. 

25. “A true relacion of tho Karle of Essex and Lord Admiral Is 
exployt at Oales (a great Haven towne in Spaine ), a.d. 1596 ” : a 
short account of Essex’s victory at Cadiz, l>eg. “The first of Juno 
they weighed anchor at Plymouth.” Followed bya list of the knights 
made and < f. 77) “The Aduantage which the Queenes Ma ,ie gott 
by the said victory at Cales.” Tho last is printed from Antony 
Bacon’s papers by Birch, Memoirs of the Iteiqn of Queen Elizabeth, 
1754, ii. p. 47 (cf. Add. MS. 4119, f. 110). f. 7G b. 

2G. “A sermon made to Theeves and Drunkards”: tho well-known 
facetious sermon on the word Malt fcf. Sloano MSS. G19, f. 4.4, 
37G9, f. 22 b). Printed in 1777 as by John Dod, tho puritan (1549- 
1645), tho scene being laid at Cambridge, but there seems no earlier 
authority for the attribution, and it was printed in 1988 in Coffee 
House Jests (4th ed.), p. 202, with tho scene laid, as it is here, at 
“ Pry8a 11.” f. 77. 

27. “Oratio dom. Bogeri Marbeck ad regiam maiestatem ”: Latin 
speech to Queen Elizabeth at Oxford [31 Aug. 1566]. Printed from 
Harley MS. 129, f. 102, in Nichols’ Progresses of Queen Elizabeth, 
vol. i. f. 77 b. 

28. “ Carinina dom. Bogeri Marbeck ad amicos Oxonionscs a quibus 
iniquis fatis ereptus erat ”: ten Latin epigrams upon leaving 
Oxford in 1506, owing to his marriage (cf. Harley MS. 129, f. 45, 
where sixteen are given). Beg. “ Yix ego sum tanti, si tu turnon 
esse putabis.” f. 78. 

29. “ M r [Bichard] Martins ora'ion vnto King James at. his first 
entring into London, a.d. 1603 ”: speech delivered in the name of 
the sheriffs of London and Middlesex. Printed, 1G03, and reprinted 
in Nichols’ Progresses of King James, i. p. *128. f. 78 b. 

30. “A copie of a letter of the Lord Keeper [Sir Thomas] Egerton to 
the Earle of Essex, being committed vpon his retornc from Ireland 
in the latter end of Q. Eliz. raigne,” and Essex’s answer [tho true 
dates are 15, 18 Oct. 1598]. Printed in Cabala, 1654, ii. p. 27, 
Birch, Memoirs of the Heign of Queen Elizabeth, 1754, ii. p. 384, and 
elsewhere, f. 79 b. 

31. “ Copio of a letter from K. James to cerfaine lords and knights at 
his entrance to the Crowne of England ” : reply to congratulations 

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from [Henry Grey,] Earl of Kent, [Edward Russell, 3rd] Earl of 
Bedford, [Oliver St. Jolin,] Baron St. John, Sir XViliia .111 Bussell 
[afterwards 1st Baron Russell of Thornhaugh] and Sir Edward 
Radeliff, knight. Dat. Berwick, 8 Apr. 1G03. f. 80. 

32. “ Sondry prayers cathochysmes and other godly and holy 
instructions as in the table next beforo are particularly descrybcd ” 
(the tablo in question, f. 81, includes artt. 32—59), viz.:—(a) 
“ M r Morehouse prayer.” Beg. “O almighty God and most 
niercifull Father, most able to help.” f. 82 ;—(b) “ M r Morehouse 
catechisme.” Beg. “ Was man at the beginning created a sinner?” 
f. 83;—(c) “ Sondry ncces>ary obseruaeions meeto for a Christian.” 
Beg. “ That you keepe narrow watche over your hart.” f. 83 b;— 
(d) “ M r Bearings letter to a godly gentlewoman, being in heavincs 
of spiritt.” Printed among the “ Godly Letters ” in Edward Dering’s 
Workc8, 1597. f. 84;—(e) “Godly meditacions, etc.” Beg. “If 
thou hast praied to God for earthlie blessings.” f. 86;—(f) 
“ Godly precepts.” Beg. “ If thou be cholerick and canst not beare 
with the ignorance or dulnes of thy brother.” f. 80 ;—(g) “ Rules 
how to governe thy selfe and to staie thy mind in the time of theso 
warrs and approching calamities, 1588.” Beg. “If thou heare 
that thy frondes are slaine.” f. 86 b;—(h) “ Ofliecs of practise 
drawne from experience, some from scripture and the rest from 
good Authors.” Beg. “ That which by care or thought thou canst 
not help.” f. 88 b. 

33. “ Verses sett vp over the lord Burgleys pew in Newark churche, 
for which M r Batts the preacher there was cited vp before the 
Archbishop of Canterbury, 1600 ”: six lines [?on Thomas Cecil, 
2nd Baron Burghley and 1st Earl of Exeter] beg. “ A Romano 
right, then rotten at the kore.” f. 88 b. 

34. “ Places of scripture to read by the sick,” and forms of prayer for 
the sick. f. 89. 

35. “ A letter of Poet our Cranmers, Archbishop of Canterbury, to 
one M rs Wilkinson, a godly matron, distressed in Q. Maries time”; 
n. d. Printed in Strype’s Memorials of Cranmer , app. no. lxxii. 
f. 89 b. 

36. “A peticion preferred to Q. Elizabeth for association in religion 
about th’ end of hor liighnes raigno ” : recommendations from 

-to Queen Elizalieth for the act of association [before Oct. 

1584 ?]. f. 90. 

37. “Verses touching the vneertainty of life”: eight lines beg. 
“ Lyfe is a dropp, a sparke, a spann.” f. 90 b. 

38. Theological notes in prose and verse, including :—(a) “ Most 
excellent Latin verses”: ten lines upon six things ever to bo 
remembered, beg. “Vt tibi preceptis mens con formetur honest is.” 
f. 91 ;—(b) Rhyming couplet, “Quos angitis tristi diro cum vulncro 

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strauit j IIos sanguis Christi rairo cum munere lauit,” as in Royal 
MS. 15 A. vii., f. 70, etc. f. 91;—(c) Another couplet, “ Cord a 
manus oculos aures animosquo levemus | et domino voces, sua sunt, 
et ei sua demos.” f. 91. 

39. “ Perticuler times of praying and manner of praying.” f. 91. 

40. “So short a catechisme that whosoever can not or will not learne 
are not in any wiso to he admitted to the Lords supper.” Beg. 
“Who made thee? God. What is God? lie is almighty.” 
Prefixed is a note by“M r Pagett ” on two kinds of catechisms. 
Perhaps by Eusebius Pagett, rector of SS. Anne and Agnes, 
Aldersgate St., 1604-1617 (cf. Brook’s Puritans , ii. p. 253). f. 91 b. 

41. “A note concerning reading of the Scriptures, taken at a sermon 
of M r [Richard] Stocker, 1(507.” f. 92. 

42. Lists of “ sea veil points of civility” and “ sea veil points of 
inhumanity.” f. 92 b. 

43. Poetical pieces, viz.:—(a) “A dialouge between a philosopher 
and Justice,” beg. “ What goddesse hore ? Justice I am. Why 
blindfold doest thou stand?” f. 92b;—(b) “A dialouge of the 
poet Ausonius,” a version of tho lines of Docimus Magnus Ausonius 
on Bias of Priene, beg. “ Quaenam sutnma boni.” Translation beg. 
“ What is the cheifest goodnes that in these daies we may fynde?” 
f. 92b;—(c) “The censure of Pruden[c]e concerning Justice,” 
beg. “ Lo hero tho prime of Justico in her kynd.” f. 93;—(d) 
“Seaven things that trouble a citty,” l»eg. “Tho first is when the 
judge corrupt doth sitt in comon place.” f. 93;—(o) “ Seaven kind 
of fooles,” beg. “ With bragging words, who braues it out, and 
seemes god Mars to bo.” f. 93. 

44. “Christian consolations for afflicted consciences comfortable for 
all repentant sinners, written dialoug wise by W illiam] P[er- 
kins] ” ; printed in his Works , Cambridge, 161(5, i. p. 4(>9. Perkins 
was a fellow of Christ’s College, Cambridge, and died in 10 m2 

(see Brook’s Puritans , ii. p. 129). f. 93 b. 

45. “ Other godlio praiers very meete for masters of familyes daily to 
vse in their house-houlds.” f. 96. 

46. “ A prayer for a sicke person,” beg. “ Almighty God and most 
mercifull Father, which art the phisition of our bodies.” f. 96 b. 

47. “ A cotnfortablo speecho taken from a godlie preacher lying on 
his Death-bedd : written for tho sicke,” beg. “ 1 owe to God a 
death.” f. 97. 

48. “ A holsome medicyne for the soulo of man,” beg. “ Take a quarto 
of the repentance of Mini vie.” f. 97. 

49. “Some of St. Ciprian his pithy sentences,” beg. “Lett it not 
slcepc in tliie treasures.” Followed by the “ 12 abusos or absurdi¬ 
ties in tho lifo of man, saith Ciprian,” the well-known Duodecim 
Abu-iva, attributed to St. ( yprian, St. Augustine and others (Corpus 

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Scriptt. Eccl. Lal. y iii. app. p. 152), with an English translation. It 
does not seem to ho connected with the expanded English version 
in Harley MS. 2330, f. 100 b. f. 97 b. 

50. “ A prayer often vsed on the behalfe of M™ E. J. in time of her 
sicknes, who died at Wallworth, 1622 ” ; perhaps Elizabeth Jenison, 
a granddaughter of the Elizabeth Jenison mentioned in art. 24. 
f. 98. 

51. “ A sermon called the Proiector preached before the Judges in 
Norwich at a sommer Assizes there holdon, 1620, by Thomas Scott, 
Bacheler in Divinity,” followed by a prayer. Both printed (two 
editions) in 1623. f. 98 b. 

52. “A particuler morning prayer for the sabboath day by Mr. Sam. 
Hieron” (vicar of Modbury, co. Devon, d. circ. 1618, seo Brook’s 
Puritans, ii. p. 270) ; printed in his book A Helpe unto Devotion 
(13th edition, 1620, p. 53). f. 103. 

53. “ Psalm 104, of a new translation ” [by Thomas Carew]. Printed 
in his Poems , ed. W. Carew nazlitt, 1870, p. 181. Beg. “ My 
soule the great God’s praisos sings.” f. 103 b. 

54. “ M r Johnson’s verses. Jehovao liberatori”: 4x6 lines, beg. 
“My God, I speake to thee with full assurance.” f. 104 b. 

55. “ A prayer and thanksgiving to God for the blessed, prosperous 
and peaceable raigne of that gratious and famous Q. Eliz. made in 
Barwick [Berwick-upon-Tweed], and sunge there in triumphe, the 
17 of November, 1586 ” (at the end, “ finis quoth Sto. Baraclough ”) : 
36 couplets beg. “If that the Hebrews from the heavens did any 
blessing gaine.” f. 104 b. 

56. “ Verses against feare of Death, made by Sir Ph[ilip] Sidney ” : 
Musidorus’ song from the Comtesse of Pembroke's Arcadia (cf. Com¬ 
plete Poems, ed. Grosart, Early Engl. Toots, 1877, iii. p. 59). Beg. 
“ Since natures workes be good and death doth seruo.” f. 105. 

57. “ Other verses by another author ” : 3x4 linos beg. “ Ilauo 

great regard in time of jouth | least age repent thie spending.” 
f. 105. • 

58. Verses on the Frevile family, viz.:—(a) “ Verses in memory of 
Sir Geo. Freuile, knight [of Walworth, co. Durham, d. 1619, 
elder brother of Gilbert], made by his nephew Thomas Freuile 
upon the alphabet of his name,” bog. “ Since swiftfoote t}'me hath 
finished thie race”;—(b) “Other verses vpon the same subject 
[not acrostio] by his nephew Richard Freuile,” beg. “ Dead and 
confyn’d to dust, oh wofull I”;—(c) “Verses engraven on the 
tom be of the said Knight and thoLady his wife, 1631,” a oouplet in 
Latin and English, f. 105 b ;—(d) “ Versos in momory of the Lady 
Frevile [Elizabeth Jenison, daughter of the Elizabeth Jenison 
mentioned in art. 24, married Sir George Frovile], who died 
6 Octob. 1630, made by M r Robert Burrell, minister of Gayuford,” 

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beg. “ Como neare and seo wbat all shall bo who boro on earth do 
dwell.” f. 106. 

59. “ A copio of M r Slmttes prayer before his sermons ”; possibly 
Christopher Shutte or Shuto, vicar of Giggleswick, but more 
probably one of his sons (Josias, rector of S. Mary Woolnoth, 
1611-1643, or Nathaniel, rector of S. Mildred, Poultry, London, 
1618-1638 ?), one of whom was probably father of another 
Chiistophor, Milton’s contemporary at Christ’s College, Cam¬ 
bridge. f. 106. 

Revet sing the volume, the following articles occur at the end:— 

GO. “ A breife note of the names of the moste honorable counsellors 
that hauo died since the beginning of the Queenes Maiestics 
Reigne ”: thirty-five names ending with Sir Christopher Ilatton 
(d. 1591). Border-ornament drawn with a pen. Colophon, “Finis 
quoth G. W.” f. 189. 

61. Emblematical drawings of Cupid and various animals, with 
mottoes, f. 188 b. 

G2. “ The ould rent of the whole county of Durham,” divided into 
wards, parishes and townships [early 17th cent.], f. 186 b. 

63. “ The proclamacion set fourth against tho Earle of Essex and his 
complices,” 9 Fob. 160£. See a printed copy in Dyson’s collection 
in the Grenville library (press-mark G. G463, no. 382). f. 183. 

G4. “ A copie of versos made by sondry papists of Somersetshire who 
entred into tho church of Enboumo [Emborrow] in that countio 
and rent and scattered the service booke and tare [the] churcho 
bible and register booke and directed those verses to the parson, 
leauing them behind them” ; 44 Eliz. [1601-1602]. Another copy 
is in Harley MS. 677, f. 50 b. Title, “ To tho hereticall parson of 
Enboumo, Ware Newbury, our due comendacions wishing him a 
catholique mind once, else no saluacion.” Beg. “ Nowe, Mr. parson, 
for your welcome home.” f. 183. 

G5. Muster “ of horsemen on great horses made beforo King 
Edward the 6 th in tho parko at Grenewich,” 16 May, 1552. 
f. 182 b. 

66. “ Tho order of the show to bo done at the Turret entring into 
tho parke at Grenewich, the musick being within the turrett. Acted 
before Q. Elizabeth,” n. d. Not in Nichols’ Progresses. The speech 
of a boy representing Goodwill, beg. “ He, Joue himselfe, that 
guides the g< >lden spheare.” f. 182. 

G7. “ A breife of tho obioctions against Sir John Parrodd arraigned at 
tho KyngB benche in Westminster Hall,” 27 Apr. 1592: notes of 
tho trial of Sir John Perrot, Lord Deputy of Ireland. Differs 
from the narrative in the State Trials , but is not so full. f. 181 b. 

68. “ Aduertisomentes of a loyall subioct to his gracious soueraigno 
drawno from obseruacion of tho peoples’ speeches, anno primo 

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regis Jacobi ”: tho well-known anonymous tract printed in Somers 
Tracts , 1809, ii. p. 144. f. 180 b. 

G9. “ An oration made to the Kings Maiostio at bis first entrance 
iuto the towne of Barwick [Berwick-upon-Tweed] in Aprill, 1603.” 
f. 179 b. 

70. “A short and gonerall confession of the true Christian faith and 
religion according to Gods word and acts of our parliament; sub¬ 
scribed by the Kings Maiestio and his housohould with somlry others Edenborough, 20 Juuii, 1580”: apparently from an edition 
[by Thomas Man ?, see Add. MS. 34218, f. 168] “ newly sett fourth at 
London, 1603.” Also printed by Rob. Waldegrave, n. d. f. 179. 

71. “A proclamacion,” for guidance in the choico of knights and 
burgesses for parliament, 11 Jan. 160J. See a printed copy by 
Rob. Barker, Brit. Mus. press-mark 506 h. 10 (33). f. 178 b. 

72. “Notes taken at the arraignment of Sir Waltior Raleigh, being 
upon the 17 of Nouomber, 1603, certified by a gontleman present 
thereat to his frond in the country,” followed by a similar account 
of the trial of George Brooke, Sir Griffin Markham, William Watson 
and others for high treason, at Winchester, 15 Nov. 1603. These 
reports are abbreviated, but contain remarks on the impressions 
produced in court which are not in the printed narratives, 
Jardine’s Criminal Trials , Edwards’ Life of Ralegh , and State 
Trials, f. 177 b. 

73. “The copio of a letter sent by tho Great Turko [Amurath III.?] 
to tho Emperour Radulphus [Rudolph II.] word by word extracted 
out of Dutch,” dat. Constantinople, “after our nativity xxviii 
years, and of our raigno the sixt yeare” [ctrc. 1579-1580]. f. 175. 

74. “ The humble petition of the ministers of the churcheof England, 
desiring reformacion of certaine ceremonies and abuses of the 
Churche,” 1 Jas. I.: the petition of the thousand ministers, printed 
(almost in full) in Strype’s Life of Archbishop Whitgift, ii. p. 479 
(cf. Stowe MS. 180, f. 7). f. 174 b. 

75. “A breifo relacion of the conforenco held at Hampton Court, 
1603”: a narrative independent of tho official account by Doan 
Barlow. Bog. “ Vpon Thursday tho xn tb of Jan. 1603[4] my 
L. Graco of Canterbury ” ; ends “ given by manie of themselues.” 
f. 173 b. 

76. “His Maiesties letter to [Matthew Hutton] my Lo. Graco of 
Yorko,” 29 Oct. 1603; probably sent to both archbishops (see a 
copy in Harley MS. 677, f. 107, addrossed to the Archbishop of 
Canterbury). Followed by a “ noto of sucho thinges (sixteen in 
number) as shalbe reformed.” The last of these is “ Certaine 
ministers in Lancashire to bo tollerated for not wearing tho 
surplice and not vsing tho crosso in baptismo, by my lo. of 
Canterbury’s letters to my lo. of Chester.” f. 172 b. 

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77. “A proclamacion,” against seminary priests and Jesuits, 22 Feb. 
160f. See a printed copy by Rob. Barker, Brit. Mus. press-mark 
606 h. 10 (34). f. 172. 

78. “ The execution of Robert Devereux, late Earle of Essex, the 
25 ,h of Feb. 1600[1] within the tower of London”: a narrative 
agreeing apparently with a MS. relation used by Birch, Memoirs of 
the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, ii. p. 482. f. 171. 

79. “ Arguments drawne against the vnion, 1604” : fifteen objections 
from the English point of view. Not quite the same as in Harley 
MS. 292, f. 133. f. 170 b. 

80. “ A protestacion of the kings supremacy, made in the name of the 
afflicted ministers, and opposed to the sliamefull calumniations of 
the prelates, 1605 ” : thirty-two articles, with a brief “ epistle . . . 
to the civill states of this kingdome ” prefixed, f. 170. 

81. “A position against vayne-glorious and that which is falcely 
called learned preaching,” by H. I. Printed, 1604. According to 
Brook ( Puritans , ii. p. 333) the author was Henry Jacob, the 
Brownist. f. 168 b. 

82. “ A true copie of a letter from D[octor Matthew] Hutton, the 
Lo. Archbishop of York, to [Robert Cecil] the Lo. Yicount Cran- 
boru,” 18 Doc. 1604 (cf. Harley MS. 677, f. 45, etc.). Printed in 
Strype’s Whitgift , iii. p. 420. f. 167 b. 

83. “ A true copie of another letter from the said Archbishop to 
[Henry Howard] the Earle of Northampton,” 20 Jan. 160$ {cf 
Harley MS. 677, f. 53). f. 167 b. 

84. “A breife deliuered the last starr chamber daio in Trinity 
Terme, 1603, of the kings former speech in tho counoell chamber, 
delivered then to all the lords spirituall and temporall, the judges 
and others there present ”: short notes of speeches by [Thomas 
Egerton, Baron Ellesmere,] Lord Chancellor, [Thomas Sackville, 
Baron Buckhurst,] Lord Treasurer, [Robert Cecil,] Viscount Cran- 
borne, and others, f. 167. 

85. “ A copie of a petition deliuered to the king at Royston in 
Michaelmas Terme, 1604, by a company of gentlemen to tho 
nomber of 100 or theraboutes in the behalfe of some silenced 
preachers ” (cf. Harley MS. 677, f. 44). f. 166 b. 

86. “ Certaine reasons why it seeineth that the preachers who refuse 
the subscription and ceremonies vrged should not, for that their 
refusall, be removed from their chardges, or inhibited to preach, 
humbly offered to consideracion ” [1604?]; forty-five articles, 
f. 166 b. 

87. “ The humble petition of 22 ministers in London and the subburbs 
thereof to the Kyn[g]s most Excellent Maiestie, delivered anno 
3 R. Jacobi, 1605” (cf. Sloane MS. 271, f. 35). f. 163 b. 

88. “ A copie of the letter sent to the Lo. Mounteagle, by which it 

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pleased God to disclose tlie late bloodily plott intended against the 
king and whole state, etc.” : copy of the anonymous letter to 
William Parker, Baron Monteagle, warning him of the Gunpowder 
riot, Nov. 1605. Printed in Somers Tracts , 1809, ii. p. 103, State 
Trials , 1816, ii. p. 198 and elsewhere. Followed by a note of the 
amount of powder, etc., discovered, f. 163. 

89. “ A note of the [thirty-two] cheife officers of the Realmo vnder the 
Kings Maiestie,” and of “ the officers in ordinarye attending in 
Court vpon the Kings Maiestie.” f. 163. 

90. “ The speeche by Ewmone by Dice and Ireno the 3 houres which 
do represent Time. Made in a showe at the ontertaignmeut of our 
King James and the K. of Den[mark] at Thebaulds by [Robert 
Cecil,] the Earle of Salisburie ” [24 July, 1606]. Printed in 
Nichols’ Progresses of King James , ii. p. 70. Beg. “ Enter (o lord), 
for princes blesse those bowers.” f. 162 b. 

91. “A copie of the challenge made by the Duke of Lenox [Ludovick 
Stuart], the Earls of Arundell [Thomas Howard], Pembroke 
[William Herbert] and Mongomery [Philip Herbert] in sommer 
1606 against the time of the King of Deumarks coming into 
England.” Printed ibid., p. 49. f. 162 b. 

92. “A description of the 4 elements. Pond, 1605”: thiity-two 
couplets (one line missing) from an almanack (Enchiridion , or 
Pond his Eutheca, 1604—the 1605 issue is not in the British 
Museum library) by Edward Pond. Beg. “ As in our bodies wee 
maie see full plaine.” f. 162. 

93. “ A solemne decree of the nationall synod of Gap in the province 
of Dolphine in France publiquely proclaymed and ascribed to the 
publique confession of the churche” [met 1 Oct. 1603], that the 
Pope is Antichrist, f. 162. 

94. “ Particular reasons against crossing of children in Baptisms, by 
M r Nicholas Standon ” [ al . Standen, rector of St. Margaret Pattens, 
London, 1566—1568, see Brook’s Puritans, i. p. 317]. f. 161 b. 

95. “Parliament matters, 1613, then agreed vpon in the lower how’se 
and reiected by the higher liowse ” : fourteen heads, concluding 
“ All these were termed greevances of the commons of the land.” 
Perhaps drawn up during the elections for the Parliament which 
met 5 Apr. 1614, the previous Parliament having been dissolved 
9 Feb. 161?. A committee to draw up a similar list was appointed 
16 Oct. 1610 (see Gardiner, History of England, ii. ch. xiv.). 
f. 161. 

96. “ The epistle of Paulo Thompson to tho Kings Maiestie, indicted 
and arraigned for clipping of gould and therof found guiltie, and 
yet obteyned his pardon, being one of his Maieslics chapleynos ” 
[circ. Mar. 1615, see Cal. of State Papers, Domestic, p. 278]. Followed 
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touching the said Thompson and sont and delivered to him.” 

f. 161. 

07. “ The testimony of 6 phisicions who viewed the body of prince 
Henry when it was opened, 7 Novemb. 1G12, by the appointment 
of King Jamos.” Printed in Birch’s Life of Henry , Prince of 
Wales , 17G0, p. 359. The Christian name of the first physician is 
wrongly given as Mathew (for Theodore) Mayerne; the last is 
"William Butler (see the preceding article), f. 160 b. 

98. “ Here beginneth the notes of sondrie sermons of ono M r Stock 
[Richard Stock, cf. artt. 17, 41], taken by G[ilbert?] FFrovilo] 1606 
and 1607 in London”: sixty-one sermons, phiefly on texts from 
Malachi or 1 John. A few are more precisely dated, f. 159 b. 

99. “ Verses against popish preists,” 3 X 5 lines on transubstantiation, 
marked (in another hand)“J. D. (?).” In Burney MS. 390, f. 36, 
they are anonymous, but in Add. 15226, f. 25 b, entitled “ D r Dunne 
vppon the Eucharist.” In E. K. Chambers’ Poems of John Donne, 
1896, ii. p. 300, it is suggested that they are by John Donne the 
younger (1604—1662), but thoy are probably older than his time, 
though the attribution to the Dean of St. Paul’s is doubtful. Beg. 
“ Preists makes Christs bodio and soule you must not doubt.” 
f. 106 b. 

Paper; ff. i. 4- 189. 1.3i in. X 9 in. Circ. 1591-1622. Tho namo 

“Gilbert Frevile, 1591 ” is on tho vellum cover. From the Fam- 
borough Fund. 

Eg. 2878. “ Apamo Caputo”: a sacred tragedy in fivo acts with 
dedication to Fra Giovanni da Napoli, prefatory verses, etc., by 
Scrafino della Salandra, Franciscan. Printed at Cosen/a, 1647. 
Transcribed in 1836 for John Auldjo from the copy of tho printed 
text (supposed to bo unique) in tho Royal Library at the Studii at 
Naples. For a study of tho supposed relationship between this 
play and Milton’s “Paradise Lost,” see Zieari da l'aola, Sulla 
scorer la dell' originate italiano da cui Milton trassc il suo poem a del 
Paradiso Perduto , 1844. 

Paper; flf. i.-f-166. Quarto. From the Famborough Fund. 

Eg. 2879. Depositions, etc., in cases of alleged witchcraft at Stirling, 
1659, viz.:— 

1. Letter from Major James llolburno and Matthias Symson 
[minister of Stirling] to “Tho Commissioners for administration of 
Justice in Criminal causes to tho people of Scotland,” concerning 
“ fiuo women apprehended in tho Parish of Alloa in Clackman¬ 
nanshire upon suspicion of witchcraft,” etc.; Stirling, 28 Juno, 
1658. f. 1. 

2. “ Tho confessiones and dcpositioncs of "Witnesses upon oath before 
his lleighnes Justices of peaco of Clakmananshyrc against 

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Barbara Erskine, Elisabeth Crokett, James Kirk, Kathren Blak, 
Elisabeth Blak, imprisoned for the aledged sinn of witchcraft; 
March, 1659.” The depositions were taken at Alloway [Alloa] 
15 Nov. 1658 and 14 March, 1659, and at Clackmannan, 19 March, 
1659. f. 3. 

3. “ The depositioun of Witnesses exaimed (sic) wpon oath in presence 
of Colonell Thomas Read, Liuotenent Johno Cloberie, Major James 
Matlo, Williame Stirling of Harbertshyre, Captahio Callant and 
Captain Hunt, at Stirling ye 16 March, 1659, against Isobell 
Keir spous to Andrew Ritchie in Arnfinlay of Kippen paroch 
[co. Stirling].” f. 10. 

4. Certificate of the confession of Margaret Duchell, “ who died a 
confessed witche” in Alloa; 22 Mar. 1659. f. 15. 

Paper; ff. i. -f-16. Folio, a. n. 1659. Modern binding of Persian 
calf, blind-tooled. Bookplate of arms of J. Dawson Brodie. 
From the Farnborough Fund. 

Eg. 2880. The New Testament in Scots, adapted by Murdoch Nisbot, 
circ. 1520-1526, from the later Wycliffite version, with additions 
from other sources. Autograph. Edited by T. G. Law, New Testa¬ 
ment in Scots, Scottish Texts Soc., 1900-1904. Contents:—(1) 
Prologue to the New Testament, translated from the German of 
Luther (whose version was first printed in 1522). f. 4;—(2) 
“ Summe ” of the Evangelists, Acts and tho Epistles of Toter, John 
and Jude. f. 6b;—(3) The text of the New Testament, with tho 
Wycliffite prologues. f. 13;—(4) “ Tho Epistles of ye auld 
Testament quhilk ar red iu the kyrk apone certan dayes of yo 
yeir”: the epistles and lections of Salisbury use, frequently 
appended to the Wycliffite version (of. Arundel MS. 254, f. 104, 
and Egerton MS. 1171, f. 300). f. 223 b;—(5) “ Prolouge to yo 
Epistile of Sancte Paule to tho Romnins”: Tyndale’s additional 
prologue, first printed in 1526. f. 235;—(6) “Summe” of the 
Pauline Epistles, f. 250 b. Included also are:—(a) Letter from 
[Serjeant] James Nisbet to Lady Betty [Elizabeth, wife of James] 
Boswell of “Aufleck” [Auchinleck], on persecution; 31 May, 1725. 
f. 1 ;—(b) “ A True Relation of the Life and Sufferings of John Nisbet 
in Hardhillf by James Nisbet, liis son, Edinburgh, 1719. Printed. 
This tract includes an account of the writing of the MS. by 
Murdoch Nisbet and its descent in his family. f. 256;—(c) 
Author’s draft for the first edition of tho above tract, with (f. 269) 
a cancelled titlepage, dat. 1718, and (f. 269 b) an address to tho 
“ Christian Reader,” signed “ Caleb Carrell,” but in Nisbet’s hand, 
f. 268. 

Paper (watermarks, hand with star or flower on middle finger) ; 
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7£ in. Coarse initials, coloured red, black and green. References 
and rubrics in red. Beginning and end of lessons marked through¬ 
out by red crosses. For the descent of the book in the Nisbet 
family and in the family of Boswell of Auchinleck, until it was 
acquired in 1803 by Lord Amherst of Ilackney (bookplate, f. i.), 
see op. cit. p. viii. Amherst sale, 1909, lot 898. 

Eg. 2881 . “ Art|£ do Longua do Maynas. Quo contieno sus partes do 
oracion; el modo de Declinar y Coujugar; su Vocabulario; la 
Doctrina Christiana,” etc. A grammar (f. 1) and vocabulary 
(f. 18), with the Doctrina Christiana (f. 76), in the Quitono dialect 
of the Kechua language of Peru, spoken by the Maynas Indians 
near Quito, Ecuador. Spanish. What appears to be an amplifica¬ 
tion of the grammatical part was published at Lima in 1753 under 
the title, Breve instruccion o arte para entender la lengua comun de los 
Jndios Begun se hahla cn la Provincia de Quito (Vinaza, Bibliografia 
de Lenguat Indigenas de America , p. 153, no. 333). Copies of this 
are in the Biblioteca Nacioual at Madrid and the Royal Library at 
Berlin. On if. 7, 40 the name of Fr. Eusebio Arias occurs in notes 
of ownership written in the same hand as the text, and ho was 
possibly the author. Tho Vocabulary runs to considerable length 
(a modern hand has added English translations of a few Spanish 
words in pencil). The catechism is cut short by the loss of Borne 
leaves at tho end. 

Paper, with vellum cover; ff. ii. -+- 79. Small quarto, xvm. cent. 
Inside tho front cover is written “ Esto manuscrito pertonecc a 
Rodolfo R. Schuller quien lo trajo de Chochapoyas (Peru), Fobrero 
de 1909 ” and “ Obsoquio do mi amigo D. Julio Valdez Longaray 
21. ii. 09.” 

Eg. 2882 . Register of tho Council of Wales and tho Marches, circ. 
1586—1634, with a few entries (f. 52) as lato as 1644, containing 
copies of the Instructions given from time to time to the Council, 
their orders for proceedings in the Court of the Marches, appoint¬ 
ments of Presidents and other officers, etc., with a few records 
brought up by writ of error. Leaves are missing after ff. 29, 109. 
Many MS. and printed documents are inserted, most of which 
probably belonged to Sir Job Charlton, who was Chiof Justice of 
Chester 1662—1680, Justice of tho Common Pleas 1680—1686, and 
agaiu Chief Justico of Chester 1686-1688, and to his son Sir 
Francis Charlton, 2nd Bart. Towards tho end of tho 18th cent, 
the blank leaves were used as an antiquarian commonplace-book, 
and the loose papers inserted, by John Dovaston. The inserted 
papers, now placed at the end (but cf. also Eg. 2883), include:— 

1. Indenture whereby Jane Foxo of Ludlow, widow, gives to tho 
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lands, a velvet copo and a chasuble, to enable them to keep an obit 
for Richard Downe and Agnes his wife and William Fox and Jane 
his wife and for other uses; 10 Oct. 1 and 2 Philip and Mary 
[1554], Vellum. On the back is a note by John Dovaston, 1789, 
that these papers, or some of them, came from Park, near Oswestry, 
whither they had come by marriage of “ Doctor Charlton, a younger 
branch of that family, with a daughter and sole heiress of Elisabeth 
Powel of Park.” f. 200. 

2. Copy of an ordinance of Queen Elizabeth, establishing the Castlo 
Chamber Court in Ireland ; 15 Apr. 23 Eliz. [1581]. An appended 
schedule (f. 206 b) of causes triable in the Star Chamber is 
imperfect, f. 201. 

3. Initial (with portrait) and other pen-ornamentation, cut from an 
exemplification of a recovery, temp. Elizabeth. Vellum, f. 207. 

4. Contemporary copy of a letter of Thomas Alured [Remembrancer 
of the Court of the Marches] to [George Villiers,] Marquis of 
Buckingham, being a political tract against the Spanish match 
[eirc . June, 1620], see Cal. State Papers , Domestic , 1619-1623, p. 150. 
Printed in 1642, Thomason tracts E. 115 (12). An order for calling 
in this tract is at f. 93 b. An 18th cent, transcript by John 
Dovaston is at f. 196 b. f. 208. 

5. Copy of exemplification of a suit in Michaelmas term 14 Chas. I. 
[1638] by the Attorney-General against the bailiffs, etc., of Ludlow 
concerning water-mills; 12 Fob. 23 Chas. I. [1648]. f. 210b. 

6. “ The Returne of the People of England tendred to the Sjeaker 
of the House of Commons in Answer ... to their Declaration of 
the 11 of Feb. 164J.” Printed, 1648. f. 212. 

7. “ An Act for Subscribing the Engagement,” ordered to be printed 
2 Jan. 16£&. Printed, f. 231. 

8. Fragment of a letter to Job Charlton, mentioning a rumour that 
the Protector would accept the crown; 6 Mar. 1657[8]. Seal of 
arras (a fesse dancetty between three leopards’ faces), f. 236. 

9. “ Anno regni Caroli II. [duodecimo]. An Act of Freo and General 
Tardon, Indempnity and Oblivion ” ; [1660]. Printed, f. 237. 

10. “The state of the Tynfarmers Case,” for repayment of money 
lent to Charles I., and for acquittance of rent extorted from them 
by tho Parliament [eirc. 1661]. Ono of the farmers was Robert 
Charlton, father of Sir Job Charlton, see Cal. State Papers , Dom., 
1661, p. 508. f. 245. 

11. “A Proclamation for tho Discovery and Apprehension of [Gcorgo 
Digby,] the Earl of Bristol ”; 25 Aug. 1663. Printed, f. 248. 

12. Notes by Sir Job Charlton concerning his arrears as Chief Justice 
of Chester, eirc. 1663, with remarks said to be in the hand of 
William Littleton (barrister of Lincoln’s Inn, 1645). f. 249. 

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tho Marches, etc. To the .... Lord President of the same 
conncell ” : draft, probably by Robert Milward, puisne justice of 
Chester 1661-1674, sent to Sir Job Charlton, Chief Justice, to bo 
“ refined,” with note “ If he were somewhat admonished, I thinke 
lie would not be so apt to ill-treate us, nor his lady neither, and to 
tell us that we have nothing to doe in tho governoment of tho 
howshold, as his lady writes, which noo doubt had it from himself.” 
Seal of arms (1st and 4th ermine (?), four millrinds, one, two and 
ono; 2nd and 3rd on a fesse, between threo leopards’ heads (?) 
erased, three anchors; crest a lion passant gardant, holding a 
millrind. f. 253. 

14. Letter of Kathrin Coke [wife of Richard Coke of Trusley] to her 
brother Sir Job Charlton, about entering her son Robert at ono of 
tho Inns of Court; 26 Oct. 1664. f. 257. 

15. Proclamations, all printed , the first three connected with tho 
plague, viz.:—(a) Prohibiting the keeping of Barnwell-Fair near 
Cambridge ; 14 June, 1665. f. 259;—(b) Prohibiting the keeping 
of Bartholomew Fair in London and Sturbridge Fair at Cambridge; 
7 Aug. 1665. Mutilated, f. 260;—(c) “Concerning tho Adjourn¬ 
ment of Hillary Term”; 12 [Jan. 166£]. Date torn. f. 261;— 
(d) “ For the Discovery and Apprehension of George [ Villiers, 2nd] 
Duke of Buckingham”; 8 Mar. 166^. f. 263;—(e) “For Reas¬ 
sembling the Parliament”; 26 June, 1667. f. 264;—(f) “For 
Publishing the Peaco between His Majesty and the King of 
Denmark”; 24 Aug. 1667. f. 265;—(g) “To Restrain the 
Spreading of Falso News and Licentious Talking of Matters of 
State and Government”; 12 June, 1672. f. 266;—(h) “Pro¬ 
hibiting tho Importation of Painted Earthen Wares ”; 22 July, 
1672. f. 268;—(i) “For Prising Wines”; 13 Jan. 107$. f. 269. 

16. Letter of Andrew Newport [son of Richard, 1st Baron Newport,] 
to Sir Job Charlton, enquiring whether, in case of the promotion 
of Sir George Jeffreys [to be Chief Justice of the King’s Bench], 
ho wished to claim the king’s promise of an option of returning to 
tho Chief Justiceship of Chester; 21 Dec. 1682. f. 271. 

17. Fragment of letter from-to tho same on the same subject; 

n. d. Seal of the Marquis of Worcester, f. 273. 

18. “ M r Baxter’s Expositions from the New Testament, etc.” : ex¬ 
tracts made apparently with a view to Richard Baxter’s trial in 
1685. f. 274. 

19. Copy of petition of the bailiffs, etc., of Ludlow to Henry Powle, 
Master of the Rolls, for deletion of a false enrolment of a deed of 
surrender of the borough, which Lord Jeffreys had compelled them 
to sign; with tho Master of tho Rolls’ order for hearing, 25 Mar. 
1690. f. 276. 

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of North and South Wales; with Parochial ones for tho Poorer 
Ministers thr> ugliout that whole Dominion : As also for Dispersing 
some Devotional and Practical Books in those Parts, both in tho 
English and Welsh Tongues” [rt'rc. 1706-1710]. Printed, f. 277. 

21. Certificate, on printed form, that Sir Francis Charlton, of Ludford, 
[2nd] Bart., and Dame Mary his wife had taken tho oaths according 
to 1 and 9 Geo. I.j 18 Oct. 1723. f. 278. 

22. Opinion by Samuel (?) Hords on a caso relating to tithes in 
Ludford, cos. Salop and Ileref.; 1 Jan. 173£. f. 279. 

23. Order of Quarter Sessions for co. Salop fixing wages ; 18 Apr. 
1732. Printed. Imperfect, f. 281. 

24. Two letters of Hon. Robert Henry Clive to J. W. F. Dovaston, 
on borrowing and returning the MS., which ho used for his 
Documents connected with the History of Ludlow ; 30 Dec. 1833, 2 Jan. 
1834. ff. 282, 283. At tho end (f. 284) is a newspaper cutting 
concerning the records of the Marches. 

Paper; ff. 284. Folio. Circ. 1590-1644. Purchased (f. 1) by 
John Dovaston at a sale of books “ after the decease of M r Moor of 
Linley,” co. Salop, 1781 ; and for the Museum from W. D. Dovaston. 

Eg. 2883 . “The Arguments de Shipmoney ”: summary of tho 
argument of Sir John Banks, Attorney-General, and of tho judg¬ 
ments of the twelve Judges, on John Hampden’s caso in tho 
Exchequer Chamber, 16 Dec. 1637-12 June, 1638. Probably 
taken down at tho time; perhaps, as John Dovaston suggests, by 
Sir Job Charlton. A fragment at the end (f. 41) seems to be a 
6ccond version of Sir George Croke’s judgment. 

Paper; ff. 46. 11£ in. x 3^ in. Circ. 1637-1638. Found in Eg. 


Eg. 2884 . Miscellaneous historical papers and original letters, 1452- 
1874, viz.: — 

A. 1. Extracts from the Flores Historiarum (Rolls Series ed., ii. 
pp. 190-221) relating to Hubert de Burgh. In a hand of the end 
of the 15th cent. f. 1. 

2. Copy of proclamation by Thomas [Porcy], Earl of Northumberland, 
and Charles [Nevill], Earl of Westmorland; [Nov. 1569]. Printed 
in Calendar of State Papers , Domestic , 1566-1579, Addenda , p. 111. 
Followed by a list of persons exempted from pardon for the earls’ 

. rebellion (it. pp. 113, 114). f. 2. 

3. Translation of a supposed bull of Gregory XIII. to Henry III. of 
France, enjoining upon catholics to marry two wives apioco, in 
order to replace tho losses sustained in wars with tho Huguenots; 
8 Oct. 1582. f. 3. 

4. List of prisoners for the Earl of Essex’s conspiracy; [1601]. f. 4. 

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1(507]. Sco Westcott and Aldis Wright, Hist, of the English Bible , 
pp. 112-116. f. 5. 

6. Articles of enquiry concerning conformity; [ctrc. 1604?]. f. 7. 

7. Seven articles [agreed on?] by bishops and puritan and other 
divines; [ctrc. 1604-1605 ?]. Copy. f. 8. 

8. Tract (title lost) to encourage the Netherlanders in resistance to 
Archduke Albert; [ctrc. 1607?]. An expanded form of this tract is 
in Royal MS. 17 B. xlix. f. 9. 

9. Letter of [Sir Walter Raleigh] to [Sir Robert Carr, Earl of 
Somerset, 1613], to whom the king was granting Raleigh’s lands; 
[?2 Jan. 1609]. Copy. Printed in Edwards’ Life of Ralegh , ii. 
p. 326. f. 12. 

10. Newsletter concerning religious controversies and affairs on the 
continent, the death of Arminius, the Cleves succession question, 
etc.; [end of 1609]. f. 13. 

11. Complaint against a witch, apparently near Norwich; [temp. 
Jas. I.]. The petitioner’s boar, horse and calves suffered. Nicholas 
Wesgate told him the boar was bewitched or mad; it bit his wifo. 
He himself was ill after burning one of the dead calves, f. 14. 

12. “A particqular of such guiftes as weare presented to h[cr?] 
highnes [the Princess Elizabeth, Electress Palatine?] by the States 
Generali of the United Provinces,” 10 May, 1613 : jewels, a looking- 
glass, tapestry, linen and furniture for a chamber of china-work, 
black and gold. f. 15. 

13. List of knights and others from various counties, perhaps proposed 
for sheriffs; [ctYc. 1622—1628]. f. 16. 

14. “ Newes from Spayno ” concerning the visit of Prince Charles and 
the Marquis of Buckingham ; [March, 1623]. f. 17. 

15. List of officers killed or taken [at the Isle of Rhe, 29 Oct. 1627]. 
f. 18. 

16. “A declaration of the Lords and Commons in the Parliament of 
England to the Generali Assembly of the Churche of Scotland,” 
sent with tho commissioners appointed 19 July, 1643. Copy. 
Printed in Rush worth, Historical Collections, 1721, v. p. 468. f. 19. 

17. Proclamation by tho Estates of Scotland, for arming to support 
the Solemn League and Covenant; 18 Aug. 1643. Printed, ib. 
p. 482. f. 19 b. 

18. Thanks of the Grand Jury to the Lord Mayor, Sir Patience 
Ward, and sheriffs of Londou and Middlesex, Slingsby Bethel and 
Henry Cornish; 1 Sept. 1681. Copy. f. 20. 

19. Anonymous advice of a father to his son, a young law student; 
[late 17th cent.], f. 21. 

20. Will of Katherine Wilson of the city of York, widow of Nathaniel 
Wilson of tho same, merchant; 1 Oct. 1734. Copy. i. 23. 

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B. Original letters, viz. :— 

1. Louis, Dauphin of Vienne, afterwards Louis XI. of France, to his 
father, Charles VII., with offers of help against the English in tlio 
Bordelais; Vienne, 25 Oct. (endorsed as received at Feurs, 27 Oct. 
1452). Signed , Loys. Printed by Etienne Charavay, who then 
owned the letter, in Charavay and Vaesen, Lettres de Louis XI, 
1883, i. p. 57. f. 25. 

2. Arthur Wellesley, Viscount Wellington, to [?Col. Hugh Mackay] 
Gordon on affairs in the Peninsula, the inefficiency and arrogance 
of the Spaniards, who are ruined by their lucky success at Baylen, 
etc.; that, if the reinforcements now coming arrive in time, he may 
save the cause yet, and that, “whatever may happen, you may 
depend upon it that I am perfectly aware of the nature of the stako 
for which I am playing; that neither brawling in Common 
Councils or Parliaments nor newspapering shall make me stir a step 
that my own iudgement does not approve of”; Castaxo, 5 Feb. 
1811. Hologr. f. 26. 

3. Marian Evans [“ George Eliot ”] to [A— F—] D’Albert [- Durado] 
of Geneva on Adam Bede and on her feelings with respect to 
religion; Wandsworth, 6 Dec. 1859. Printed by Cross, George 
Eliot's Life, ii. p. 124. f. 29. 

4. Jean Francois Millet to-Le Marquand, who had submitted to 

the painter’s criticism some of his son’s drawings; Barbizon, 14 Jan. 
1874. French, f. 31. 

C. Papers chiefly of Sir Hugh Cholmley, Governor of Scarborough 
Castle, which he held during the Civil War, at first for the Parlia¬ 
ment, but afterwards for the King, viz.:— 

1. “ An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons ... for the utter 
demolishing ... of all Monuments of Superstition or Idolatry out 
of all the Churches and Chappells,” etc.; 28 Aug. 1643. Printed, 

29 Aug. 1643. f. 33. 

2. “ Memorialls touching the Battle of Yorke ” (or Marston-Moor), 

30 June-4 July, 1644. In Cholmley’s hand. Cf. Calendar of 
Clarendon Stale Papers in the Bodleian Library, i. p. 250, no. 1764. 
f. 37. 

3. Charles I. to Sir Hugh Cholmley, on the importance of holding 
Scarborough as long as possible, if besieged ; Trecarrick, 2 Aug. 
1644. Signed by George Digby, Lord Digby, afterwards 2nd 
Earl of Bristol, Secretary of State, and at the top by the King, 
f. 41. 

4. The Committee of Both Kingdoms to Sir Hugh Cholmley; Derby 
House, 27 Aug. 1644. Enclosed (f. 45) is their answer to his 
propositions “ concerning the Rendition of the Towne and Castle 
of Scarbrough,” dated 26 Aug. Both documents are signed by 
[Algernon Percy, Earl of] Northumberland, and John Maitland 

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[Viscount Maitland, afterwards 2nd Earl and 1st Duke of Lauder¬ 
dale], f. 43. 

5. Cholmley to Prince Rupert, that his men are not to be confided 
in, and asking for a force to be sent to raiso the Biego by land or 
else reinforcements by sea ; 4 Sept. 1644. Hologr. copy. f. 47. 

6. “ Some observations and memorialls touching the Hothams,” Sir 
John llotham, Governor of Hull, and John his son, executed for 
treason to the Parliamentary cause 2 Jan. and 1 Jan. 1645. In 
the hand of Cholmley, who was Sir John’s cousin. Printed from 
an Oxford copy (ib. p. 255, no. 1809) in Clarendon State Papers, 
1773, i. p. 181. f. 48. 

7. “ A true copye of the King’s vow which was preserved 13 yeeres 
under ground by mee, Gilbert Sheldon, 1660, Aug. 21”: vow of 
Charles I. that, if restored to his rights, ho would give back to 
the Church all impropriations, etc., dated Oxford, 13 Apr. 1646. 
Copy, cf. another at Oxford (ib. p. 311, no. 2176). Printed in 
Eachard’s History of England, Appendix, 1720, p. 5, and Le Neve’s 
Lives of the Bishops since the Reformation, 1720, p. 178. f. 51. 

8. Letter of [ Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of] Orford, to General Charles 
Churchill, on the pleasures of retirement; Houghton, 24 Juno 1743. 
Copy, cf. another in Add. MS. 4293, f. 87, and Coxe’s Walpole, 

i. p. 762. f. 53. 

Pajior; ff. 54. Folio. 

Acquired in 1910. 

Eg. 2885. Compilation of London customs, made for a London fish¬ 
monger, circ. 1395. Contents:— 

1. List of sheriffs and mayors, 1 Rich. I.-19 Rich. II. f. 1. 

2. Chronological memoranda in Latin, in several series, viz.:— 
(a) Notes on the seven ages, etc., beg. “ In principio creauit.” 
f. 8;—(b) Brief annals of England from Brutus to 1388. f. 8 b;— 

(c) Vory brief London annals (lj pages), 1087-1382. f. 13;— 

(d) A few miscellaneous dates, 680-1378. f. 13 b. 

3. Confirmation-charters of Richard II. to London, in Latin; 
1 and 7 Rich. II. f. 15. 

4. Statutes and ordinances relating to the London Fishmongers and 
their market at the Stocks, viz.:—(a) “ Statuta antiqua pissona- 
riorum London.,” as in Liber Albus (Riloy’s Munimenla Gildhallae, 
Rolls Series, 1859, vol. i.), pp. 373-377, Cotton MS. Nero A vi. 
f. 71, Add. MS. 37791, f. 30. Latin, f. 32 b;—(b) “ Conccssio 
domini regis [Edw. I.] ad edificandum quasdam plateas [including 
the site of the Stocks market] ad sustentacionem pontis London.,” 
24 May, 10 Edw. I. [1282], as in Liber Custumarum (Riley, 
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selling fish elsewhere than in the Stocks, Old Fish Street and 
Bridge Street, 11 Edw. I. [1281-1282]. Latin, f. 34 ;—(d) “ Cest' z 
ordinaunces qo ensewent furunt fetes en le temps qo Gregori do 
Rokesle fu meiro en lan du Roi E. fuiz an roi Henri xviii ” 
(should be viii, 1279-1280), in French (ib. Liber Albus, pp. 379- 
385, cf. Nero A vi., f. 120 b, Add. 37791, f. 32;. f. 34 b ;—(e) “ Cest 
la serment de pessoners.” French and English, f. 36 b;—(f) “ Ceo 
sunt les ordinaunces le Seneschal nostre seignur le Roi fetes sur 
le mester des pessoners en lan du Roi E. fiz a Roi Henri xviii ” 
[1289-1290], in French (ib. Liber Albus, pp. 377-379, cf. Nero A vi., 
f. 125, Add. 37791, f. 31 b). f. 36 b;—(g) “Quedam ordinacio antiqua 
del Stokkes renouata per maiorem et commuuitatem London, et noua 
carta domini rogis Edwardi filii regis Edwardi anno regni sui xvii. 
[16 June, 1324] composita,” in Latin (ib. Liber Custumarum, 
pp. 275-278, Calendar of Letter-Book E, ed. Sharpe, 1903, p. 189). 
f. 38;—(h) “ Istud scriptum conuencionis irrotulatur in hustengo 
London, die lune in crastino sancte Trinitatis anno regis Edwardi 
filii regis Henrici vndecimo ” [14 Juno, 1283], for farming the 
Stocks market. Latin, f. 39 ;—(i) Records of the cases of Benedict 
de Shorno and others, punished for selling fish outside the Stocks, 
17 Edw. II. [1323-1324], taken from “Albus Liber Memoran- 
dorum,” i.e. Letter-Book E (Calendar, ed. Sharpe, pp. 185, 189- 
190, 200). f. 40;—(k) “Judicium datum in Gildaula,” etc., 
4 March, 35 Edw. III. [1361]: ordinanco for the butchers and fish¬ 
mongers in the Stocks market, from Letter-Book G (Calendar, 
pp. 127-128). f. 41b;—(1) Statute of 7 Rich. II., revoking the 
statute passed 6 Rich. II. concerning the fishmongers, 27 Nov. 
[1383], as in Letter-Book H (Calendar, p. 226). f. 43. 

5. “ De Tamisea pertinenti ciuitati London ”: memoranda from 
42 and 21 Hen. III. and extracts from Magna Charta and Stat. of 
Westminster, as in Nero A vi., flf. 152-153 b, but in a different 
order, f. 44. 

6. “ Ci comenco la ordinaunce des Reis et de lor seson de pecher en 
Tamise”: order concerning nets, in French, as in Liber Custumarum, 
pp. 116-117 (cf. Nero A vi., f. 124, Add. 37791, f. 34). f. 44 b. 

7. Presentment of Billingsgate ward against Goscelinus le Sergeaunt, 
bailiff of Queenhithe, for illegal seizure of lampreys [14 Edw. II. ?], 
in Latin, as in Liber Custumarum, p. 384. Followed by a similar 
case of Rad. de Gildesburgh, 7 Edw. III. f. 45. 

8. “ Ci comencent les costumes qe appendent a Belinesgate,” followed 

by those of Queenhithe, scavage, tronage, pesage, Woolchurchhaw, 
“ le menuz mester,” and Smithfield, agreeing generally with Liber 
Albus, pp. 237-241, 230-231, 245-246, 247, 246, 231-234. 

Nero A vi., ff. 128—133 b, and Add. 37791, ff. 36-38, give most of 
them in various orders, f. 45 b. 

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9. “ I’is is Jjo Ratificacion of olde chartros and oke of newe of newo 
graunt igraunted and imade by our lorde bo kyng Richard bo 
secunde in be firste jere of his regno ”: a summary in English of 
tho franchises granted in art. 3. f. 50. 

Vellum; ff. i. -f- 51. 7£ in. X 5J in. Circ. 1395. On f. 1 is tho 

name (end of 18th cent.) of D. Ord, of Clare llall, Cambridge. 

Eg. 2886. Compotus-Book of the Guild of tho Blessed Mary in St. 
Botolph’s church, Boston, co. Line., 1514-1525; containing annual 
statements of receipts and payments by the Alderman, Secretary, 
Chamberlains and Bailiffs of the guild or their deputies. The 
Bailiffs’ accompts deal with property in Boston, and also in tho 
following adjacent places: Wyberton, Skirbeck, Bennington, 
Leake, Wigtoft, Wrangle, “Longfenno,” Holbeach, Kirton, Sutler- 
ton, Algarkirk, Fosdyke, Donington and Quadring. The Chamber¬ 
lains’ accompts include alms for the soul of Anne, “ nuper Regine 
Anglio, fnndatricis huius Gilde ” (ff. 16, 42 b, etc.), probably 
meaning Anne of Bohemia, wife of Richard II., 'who died on Whit¬ 
sunday, 1394, the anniversary being observed on Whit Tuesday; 
but the guild existed at least as early as 1378 (see P. Thompson, 
Hist, of Boston , 1856, p. 57). There are also statements by the 
Chamberlains’ deputies “ in partibus australibus, occidentalibus, 
borialibus, Wallia, et comitatibus Kancie, Surrie,” etc. (ff. 19 b, 
46, etc.). The Secretary’s accompts are largely concerned with 
receipts and payments “ super perquisicionem bullarum aposto- 
licarum ” (ff. 26 b, 48 b, 79, etc.) ; some of them are made on behalf 
of Nicholas Bradebrige, D.D., Chancellor of Lincoln, or relate to 
payments made to him (ff. 79, 181). Receipts “pro et super 
expedicione et acquisicione bullarum apostolicarum ” also appear in 
the Alderman’s accompts (f. 114). 

These Compoti were noticed by Thompson, op. cit ., pp. 138-9. Ho 
describes the guild (p. 134) as “ undoubtedly tho Gilda Morcatoria 
of Boston ” ; but this is questioned by C. Gross, The Gild Merchant , 
i., 1890, p. 10. 

Vellum; ff. i. + 303. 12| in. x l£ in. a.d. 1514-1525. Bound 

in wooden boards covered with deerskin. 

Eg. 2887. John Ruskin, “ The Laws of Fesolo ” : autograph draft of 
ch. vi. of the “ familiar treatise on the elementary principles and 
practice of drawing and painting as determined by the Tuscan 
masters,” published (vol. i. only) under this title in 1879. 

Paper; ff. 9. Folio, a.d. 1879. Tooled brown morocco binding. 

Eg. 2888. Two musical treatises, anonymous, but probably by tho 
same author; founded chiefly on the works of Boethius, Guido 
[d’ Arezzo], and Johannes [Cotton ?]. The writer also quotes 

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Pythagoras, Aristoxcnus, Nicomachus, Albinus, Embulides (ate) 
Pythagoricus, Timotheus of Miletus, Estriachus (sic), [Nicander?] 
Colophonius, etc. The text of both treatises is accompanied by 
numerous diagrams, some with human figures; and the socond also 
has musical examples expressed by neums on a stave of four red 
lines. The colours employed throughout in those, as well as in 
the initials, are red and green. 

1. Treatise i. Prologue beg. “ Quoniam discrotorum industria”; 
text (f. 3 b), “ Principio disseronti de musica.” f. 1 b. 

The headings aro :— 

“ Quid eit musica.” 

“ Uude dicta sit musica.” 

44 Quouiain et a quo inventa.” 

44 Quibu8 instrumentis conatct.” 

44 Quid utilitatis confcrat musica.” 

44 Quid sit musicua.” 

44 Quid inonocorduB sit.” 

44 De additione cordarum.” 

44 Expositiones per CJrcca uocabula.” 
“Qualiter dis]M.iutintur uoto in mono- 

44 Do discretions et differentia litterar- 

44 Quot sint tetracorda in monocordo.” 

44 De sillibus (*.«. syllubiB) que sint 

“Quot sint modi in quibus canlus ucr- 

44 Quid sit vnisonus.” 

44 Quid sit semitonium.” 

44 Quid sit tonus.” 

44 Quid sit dittonus.” 

44 Quid sit semidittouus.” 

44 Quid sit trittonus.” 

44 Quid sit dyatessaron.” 

44 Quid sit dyapento.” 

“Quid sit tonus cum dyapento.” 

“ Quid sit semitonium cum dyapento.” 

44 Que sint consonantie et quot” 

44 Dcdignitatc et ordineconsonantiarum.” 
“ De proportionibus consonantiarum.” 

44 Si tonus sit conBonantia necne.” 

“ De investigatione proportionum.” # 

44 Undo constct dyatesseron.” 

44 Unde constct diatesseron.” 

“ Unde constet dyapente.” 

44 Unde constot dyaposon.” 

44 Item de dyapasou.” 

44 De appositioue consonantiarum in dya- 
tonico genere.” 

44 Item in cromatico genere.” 

44 Item in cnarmonico genere.” 

44 Si inter dyupason et dyatesseron sit 
consonantia in pytagorico genere.” 

“ De uocum discrepantiis.” 

44 Quomodo sonus constituat nolam.” 

2. Treatise ii. Prologuo beg. “ Primum tractatum huius uolaminis ”; 
text (f. 27 b), “ Animaduortoudum cst quia quod Bootius tropos.” 
f. 27. 

Tho headings aro:— 

44 Quid sint toni ct undo dicti.” 

“ Quare nunc octo sint toni,” etc. 

44 Do diuersis uocabulis ot interpreta- 
tionibus tonorum.” 

“ De qualitatc tonorum.” 

44 De natural i musyca ct ui tonorum.” 

44 De finalibus tonorum.” 

44 Do gloria et tcuoribus tonorum.” 

44 Quid sit intensio, quid remissio.” 

* 4 De regulari cursu autentorum.” 

44 Do cursu plagalium.” 

ko. mss. —1906-1910. 

44 Do dispositiono modorum secundum 

44 Quid sit cursus modorum.” 

44 Do afflnalibus finalium.” 

44 Do exemplis aflinalium.” 

“ De cantu componondo.” 

“ De dyaphonya.” 

“ De forma primi toni ot secundi.” 

44 De forma tertii ot quarti toni.” 

“ De forma quinti et sexti.” 

“ De forma septimi ot octavi.” 


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Vellum; ff. 43. 7^ in. x 5 in. 2nd half of xii. cent. Gatherings, 

a 10 , l> 7 , c 8 , d 9 , e 9 , lettered. Belonged (f. 1) at an early period to 
Jacobus Gw . . . bos, “canonicus [regularis] in Sintemertensdijck ” 
(? St. Martinadijk, in the island of Tliolen, in Zeeland). 

Eg. 2889. Lives of Saints, in Latin. Imperfect at beginning and 
end, and also wanting leaves after ff. 4, 9, 64, 132, 144, 145, 151, 
167, 171, 176, 178 and 180. Four lives and part of the fifth are 
lost at the beginning, as appears by the marginal numbering. It 
is imposMble to say how many are lost at the end; but in its 
present state the MS. covers the period from 6 Dec. to 17 Jan. 

1 (v. in margin). Life of St. Nicholas [by John the Deacon]. Beg. 
imperfectly “ facundia (*ic) loquacitas, in tantarum magnitudine 
landium exprimenda.” Also wants a leaf after f. 4. Agrees with 
Add. MS. 36737, ff. 129 b-135 b, rather than with the abridged text 
printed by Mai, Spicilegium Romanum , iv., 1840, pp. 327-339 ; but, 
like the latter, omits the miracles which follow in the former. 
Ends with the passages “ llucusque de Argolicorum doctorura 
^dicione . . . diadeinat§ redimitos teteruo ” and “ L^temur ergo, 
karissimi . . . quatcnus fideliter I. C. domino seruire mereamur ” 
(ft'. 6 b, 7), which are numbered 6107 and 6108 in the Bollandist 
Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina , 1898-1901, p. 890. Followed 
(f. 7) by 23 elegiac couplets, in what are known as “versus 
paracterici,” or “recipvoci,” or “ repercussivi ” (see Dreves and 
Blume, Anal. Hymn ., xli. p. 165, xlviii. p. 11 ; Hiimer, in Corp. Scr. 
Eccl. Lai ., x. pp. 155, 162; F. J. Mone, Anzeiger , vii. p. 586), beg. 
“ Sume, Nykola sacer, dicate munera laudis, | Magna tropea libens 
sumo, Nykola sacer.” f. 1. 

2. “ Prologue de uita S. Ambrosii Mediolanensis episcopi,” beg. 
“ Hortaris, uenerabilis pater Augustine.” Life beg. “ Igitur posito 
in amministracione.” By Paulinus; printed in Migne, Patrol. Lat., 
xiv. col. 27, etc., see Bibl. Hag. Lat. t no. 377. Imperf., wanting 
two leaves after f. 9. f. 7 b. 

3. “ vii. Id. Decemb. Passio S. Sabini Spolitini episcopi,” bog. “Im- 
perante Maximiano Augusto, die quiuto decimo kalendarum 
Maiarum.” Bibl. Hag. Lat ., no. 7451 ; printed by E. de Azevedo, 
Vetus Miesale Romanum , 1754, p. 467, etc. f. 15 b. 

4. “ iiij. Id. Decomb. Passio S. Eulali^ uirginis et martyris,” beg. “ In 
diebus illis beata Eulalia Barchinonensium ciues.” B. H. L. 2693; 
printed in Acta SS. t 12 Feb., p. 577, etc. f. 18. 

5. “ Prologus de passione b. Eustratii et aliorum qui cum eo sunt 
passi,” beg. “ In una eademque scripturarum serie.” Passio, headed 
“LI. Decemb. Item passio eorumdem sanctorum,” beg. “ Imper- 
antibus igitur Diocliciano ot Maximiano.” Author’s epilogue 

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( f. 30) beg. “ Ego post hgc indignus et peccator Eusebius.*’ B. H. L. 
2778; printed in Bibliotheca Cauinensis, iii., 1877, Floril., p. 193. 

f. 20. 

6. “ Id. Decemb. Passio S. Lucig uirginis et martyris,” beg. “ Dig 
Iduura Decembriura cum per uniuersa[m] prouinciafm] Sicilia[m].” 
B. H. L. 4992 ; printed in Mombritius, Sanctuarium , ii. f. 58 (1910 
ed., ii. ]). 107), etc. Followed (f. 32) by 63 hexameters on the 
martyrdom of St. Lucy, beg. “ Cum stolidi proceres qui mundi 
regna regel)ant,” extracted from Aldhelm, De Laudibus Yirginum 
(Pair. Lat ., lxxxix. col. 269 ; B. H. L. 4993). f. 30. 

7. “ xvi. Kal. Ian. Nat. S. Ignacii episcopi et martyris,” beg. “ Traiano 

rege iuiperanto et Christiauos impie persequonto.” f. 32 b. 

“ Passio S. Gregorii Spolitini episcopi,” bog. “ Temporibus Dio- 
cliciani et Maximiani imperatorum.” B. H. L. 3677 ; printed in 

Surius, Vilx SS., 24 Dec. f. 35 b. 

9. “xii. Kal. Ian. Passio S. Thome apostoli,” beg. “Cum apostolus 
Thomas, qui et Dydimus dicitur.” B. H. L. 8136, as in Mombritius, 
ii. f. 333 b (1910 ed., ii. p. 606). f. 37 b. 

10. “ Passio S. Eugenig uirginis,” beg. “Septimo igitur consulalu suo 
Commodus.” B. U. L. 2666 ; pr. Pair. Lat., lxxiii. col. 605. f. 45 b. 

11. “viii. Kal. Ian. Prologus do uita uel actu S. Anastasig,” beg. 

“ Omnia qug a sanctis gesta sunt.” After the rubric “ Explicit 
prologus . Iucipit passio eiusdem,” the Passio (f. 54) beg. “ Pre- 
textati illustris uiri filiam Anastasiam.” A combination of B. H. L. 

1795 and 401 : see Mombritius, i. tf. 200 b—202 (1910 ed., ii. pp. 
354—357), and Bibl. Cos., iii., Floril., pp. 179—184. f. 54. 

12. “Nat. Domini. Sermo S. Gregorii Nazanzeni gpiscopi,” beg. 
“ Christus nascitur, gloriamini.” A translation of sermon no. 38 of 
St. Gregory Nazianzen ; for the Greek text, with another Latin 
translation, see Migue, Patrol. Gr ., xxxvi. col. 311. Imperf., 
wanting a leaf after f. 64. Followed (f. 66 b) by 59 hexameters on 
the Nativity, beg. “Obruerant mundum dyri mala serninamonstri.” 

f. 61 b. 

13. “ vi. Kal. Ian. Natale S. Iohannis apostoli et euangeliste. Item 
miraculum.” Beg. “ Audite, inquid, fabulam ... Cum post tyranni 
obitum.” f. 67. B. H. L. 4324; pr. Rufinus, Hist. Eccl. (1479 ed.), 
lib. iii. cap. 23, Bibl. Cos., ii., Floril., p. 75, etc. Followed (f. 68) 
by “ Vita uel obitum (sic) S. Iohannis apostoli et euangeliste,” 
beg. “ Secundum post Neronem persecucionem.” Agrees in part 
with B. II. L. 4321, which is printed in Mombritius, ii. f. 29 
(1910 ed., ii. p. 55), and Bibl. Cos., ii., Floril., p. 67; but differs 
considerably in places. This is followed (f. 72 b) by “ Omelia uen. 
Bedg presbyteri,” beg. “ Leccio saucti euangelii qug nobis lecta est ” 
(Beda, Homilies, i. 8, see Patrol. Lat., xciv. col. 44). f. 67. 

14. “ Vig. Epiphanie . Exposici[o] sanctorum patrum super Matheum,” 

T 2 

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bog. “ Defuncto autem Herodc . . . Primo omnium qu^rendum cat.” 
f. 75 b. 

15. “Vita uel obi turn (sic) beati patris nostri Primiani,” beg. “Ad 
beathsimi istius patris nostri Primiani.” f. 78. This is not so 
much a life of the saint as a rhapsody on his virtues. The author 
6peaks of hitn as the spiritual father of himself and of those whom 
ho is addressing (“ Cum enim dicit scriptura, gloria patris est 
filius sapiens, quante huius sit glorig, qni tanto filiorum sapiencia 
et deuocione lrotatur. In Christo enim Ihesu per euangelium ipse 
nos gennit ”); as Bishop (“ Quia pontificis amministracione fnlge- 
bat ”) ; and as Confessor (“ Et de action ad illam uitam beati 
Primiani confessoris transtulit, quarto kalendas Ianuarii”). There 
aro various saints named Primianus (see U. Chevalier, Repertoire, 
Bio-Bibl., 2nd ed., 1905-7, col. 3819); but none of them can bo 
identified confidently with the suliject of the present article. One, 
a Greek Bishop, was Venerated in Aucona; but nothing seems to 
have been known of him before the discovery of his relics there in 
the 14th cent., and ho is regarded ns a martyr (Acta SS., 23 Feb., 
pp. 372-3; Analecta Bollandiana, iv., 1885, p. 344). Another is 
associated with Spoleto, like the subjects of artt. 3 and 8 above; 
but the scanty tradition preserved concerning him calls him a 
martyr, and sayB nothing of his having been a bishop (Acta SS., 
31 Aug., pp. 604—5). It is perhaps worth noting that the first 
Bishop of Amalfi (596-620?) was named Primemius or Pigmenius 
(Gams, Series Episcoporum , i., 1873, p. 847) ; but he does not appear 
to have been reckoned as a saint. The entry for 29 Dec. is “ Passio 
erit sancti Primiani Episcopi ” in a Calendar written “caractere 
Longobardo,” and prefixed to a Psalter preserved in the Benedictine 
nunnery of St. John at Capua (see M. Monachus, Sanctuarium 
Capuanum, 1630, p. 403). 

16. “Passio b. Columb^ uirginis et martiris,” beg. “Tempore illo 
adueniens Aurelianus imperator.” B. II. L. 1892; pr. Mombritius, 
i. f. 209 (1910 ed., i. p. 370). f. 79 b. 

17. Life of St. Silvester. Prologue bog. “ Hystoriographus noster 
Eusebius.” Life, “ Siluester itaque dum osset infantulus.” Agrees 
substantially with B. II. L. 7725-7, 7731, pr. Mombritius, ii. f. 279 b 
(1910 ed., ii. p. 508), but without division into books, and with 
many variations. The concluding paragraph, “Post lioeo Constan- 
tinus,” etc. (f. 99) = B. H. L. 7333. The whole article agrees closely 
with Add. MS. 18359, ff. 5b-39, which, however, omits the Pro¬ 
logue (cf. also Add. MS. 17357, ff. 49-64, and Harl. MS. 3043, 
ff. 164-178, which contain it), f. 81. 

18 (in a different hand). “ S. Vitalis martiris,” beg. “ Ambrosius 
serous Christi per omnera Italiam in domino eternam salutem. 
In diuinis uoluminibus.” Quito distinct from B. H. L. 8690, etc., 

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though the opening words are similar. Other copies are in Cotton 
MSS. Nero E. i M pt. i., f. 206 b, and Tiberius D. iii., f. 54 b (the 
latter imperf.). Imperf. at end. f. 99 b. 

19. “Prologue de uita uel obitu b. Basilii C^sareg Cappadocie arclii- 
opiscopi, cdita ab Amphilokio £piscopo Nikomediense. Translata do 
Greco in Latinum ab Urso presbytero Neapolitano.” Beg. “ Post- 
quaiu Lucifer ille procax.” Life beg. “[B]asilius igitur in ciuitato 
Cesarea.” Both Prologue and Life agree in the main with Bill. 
Casin. iii., Floril., pp. 205-219 ( B. H. L. 1024); but the text of 
the Life is sometimes closer to Patrol. Lat ., lxxiii. coll. 295-312 
( B. H. L. 1022). St. Gregory Nazianzon’s lamentation ( Bill. Casin., 
p. 219) is here (f. 118 b) put into accentual verse :—“Quiuit artus 
meus esso prius sine spiritu | Sed ut uideo sum ego iam suporstes 
hodie,” etc. f. 100 b. 

20. “Vigiliis Epyphanio.” Two lessons, “ Omnes sieientes, uenito 
ad aquas,” and “ Surge, inluminare Hierusalom ” [Isai. lv. 1-lvi. 2, 
lx. 1-16]. ff. 119 b, 120. 

21. “Natalem (sic) Epyphanig.” (a) “ Sermo b. Maximi £piscopi,” 
beg. “Cglebrato proximo die” ( Patrol. Lat., liv. col. 235, as 
Sermon 31 of St. Leo the Great), f. 120 b;—(b) “ Undo supra. 
Sermo b. Maxi[mi] episcopi,” beg. “ Gaudeto in Domino, 
dilectissimi ” (pr. ib., col. 237, no. 32). f. 121 b;—(c) “Unde 
supra b. Maximi £piscopi,” beg. “ Quamuis sciara, dilectissimi ” 
(ib., col. 240, no. 33). f. 123;—(d) “Unde supra. Sermo b. 
Gregorii presbyteri Anthiocensis, in Epyphania,” beg. “ Viri 
amatores Christi ” (Patrol. Gr., lxxxviii. col. 1865). f. 124b;— 
(e) Unde Sermo S. Leonis papo,” bog. “ Dios, dilectissimi, quo 
primum ” (Patrol. Lat., liv. col. 253, no. 36). f. 127 ;— (f) Sermon 
beg. “ Iterum Ihesus meus iterat mysterium.” f. 129;—(g) Another, 
beg. “Pater ergo, pater est sine inicio.” f. 131. Imperf., wanting 
a loaf after f. 132. 

22. “ Passio S. Iuliani martyris ot S. Basiliss^” beg. “ Tomporibus 
Diocliciani et Maximiani.” f. 134. 

23. “Vita S. Seuerini abbatis et miraoula,” beg. “Tempore quo 
Attila rex llunnorum.” B. II. L. 7656 ; pr. Patrol. Lat., Ixii. 
col. 1170, etc. Imporf., wanting a leaf after f. 144 and 7 leaves 
after f. 145. f. 139. 

24. “Deposicio b. Pauli magni hcremit£.” Prologue bog. “Inter 
multos sepe dubitatum est”; text (without a break) “Sub Deeio 
et Valeriano.” B. II. L. (>596; pr. Patrol. Lat., xxiii. col. 17, etc., 
S. Eusebii llieronymi Vita S. Pauli Primi Ercmitao. f. 1-16 b. 

25. “iii. Id. Ian. Nat. S. Leucii confessorisChristi,” beg. “ Regnante 
uenerabile et magnitico Theodosio.” Resembles B. H. L. 4897 
(Acta SS., 11 Jan., pp. 669-672) and 4894 (Bibl. Casin., iii., Floril., 
pp. 358-365), but with many variations. The text has been much 

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altered by a corrector, who has scored through and erased soveral 
passages and marked others “ hie dimitte,” or “ hie lege,” in the 
margins. Imperf., wanting one or more leaves after f. 151. 
St. LeuciuB i"b specially associated with Brindisi, but his relics were 
also venerated at Trani and Benevento (see Acta SS., 11 Jan., 
p. 667), and his name appears in tho Capuan calendar mentioned 
abovo (art. 15). f. 150. 

26. “ Item prologus b. Fortunati de uita S. JTylarii cpiscopi ad 
Pascencium papam,” beg. “ Domino sancto et mcritis beatissimo.” 
The Life is headed “ Id. Ian. Natale S. Hylarii Pictauiensis 
episcopi,” and beg. ** Igitur beatus Hylarius.” Prologue and Life 
are printed in Patrol. Lat., ix. col. I85,lxxxviii. col. 439,etc. (D. H. L. 
3885). Only Lib. i. of the Life is given hero. It is followed 
(f. 161 b) by the “Epistola S. Ilylarii rescriptam (sic) ad dnlcissiinam 
filiarn,” beg. “ Dilectissim^ filig Aprg ” (Patrol. Lat., x. col. 549), 
and (f. 163) by the hymn “ Lucis largitor splendide ” (ib. col. 551 ; 
Chevalier, Pep. Hymn., no. 10701). f. 157 b. 

27. “ Id. Ian. Fassio S. Fotiti martyris,” beg. “ Sub Antonino 
imperatore.” Agrees substantially with Acta SS., 13 Jan., pp. 36-9 
(B. H. L. 6908, cf. also 6909). Slightly imperf. at end, a leaf (or 
perhaps more?) being lost after f. 167. f. 163. 

28. Life of St. Felix of Nola [by Marcellus presbyter]. Imperf. at 
beg. (see Acta SS., 14 Jan., p. 229, B. H. L. 2874). f. 168. 

29. “ Passio S. Felicia Nolanensis fpiscopi,” beg. “ In illo tempore erat 
quidam puer.” A different text from B.H.L. 2869. Imperf., 
wanting a leaf (or perhaps more?) after f. 171. Including two 
hymns to St. Felix, the first beg. “ Indite confessor, mentis et 
nomine felix”(f. 172), tho second headed “ Item post reuersionem,” 
and beg. “ Felix hoc merito quo nomine et idem ” (f. 172). Imperf., 
wanting leaves after f. 171 and at the end. f. 169 b. 

30. Life of St. Maurus. Imperf. at bog., after f. 178 (4 leaves), and 
after f. 180 (1 leaf). B. H. L. 5773; pr. Acta SS., 15 Jan., pp. 321— 
332, etc. f. 177. 

31. “Passio S. Marcelli papf martyris,” bog. “Tempore quo Maxi- 
mianus.” Acta S. Maroelli, §§ 1-3, 22 (.4r/a SS., 16 Jan., pp. 369— 

370, 373), being part of B. H. L. 5234. f. 181. 

32. “ Passio S. Hermuli martyris,” beg. “ Regnante Licinio, insania 
inagna usus est.” For the Greek original, with a different Latin 
translation, see Patrol. Gr., cxiv. col. 653; another text of the 

latter is in Acta SS., 13 Jan., p. 51. f. 181 b. 

33. “ Prologus de uita sanctissimi patris nostri domni Antonii,” 
beg. “ Presbiter Euagrius Innocencio salute[m]. Ex alia in aliam 
lmguara.” The author’s Prologue beg. (without a break), “ Epis- 

copus Athanasius ad peregrinos monachos. Optimum, fratres, 
inistis ceitatnon”; followed (f. 184b) by “Explicit prologus. 

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Incipit uita b. Antonii abbatis. Igitur Antonins nobilibus reli- 
giosisque parentibus.” D. II. L. 609; pr. Patrol. Lat ., lxxiii. 
col. 125, etc. Imperf. at end. f. 184. 

Vellum ; If. ii. -f- 187. 1 ft. 4£ in. x 11;} in. xi.-xii. cent., in 

Soutb-Italian minuscules, of the type known as Bcneventan (except 
art. 18, which is in ordinary Italian minuscules). Headings in 
red; large ornamental initials in pen-and-ink, with occasional 
touches of red, and with a few marginal sketches of saints ( e.g. 
ff. 15 b, 18). The most distinctive names in the list of saints are 
Sabinus and Gregory (artt. 3, 8), associated with Spoleto in 
Umbria; Primianus (art. 15), of doubtful identity and locality; 
Severinus (art. 23), apostlo of Noricum, translated to Naples; 
Leucius (art. 26), associated chiefly with Brindisi, but also with 
Trani and Benevento; Potitus (art. 27), of Sardinia, to whom a 
monastery was dedicated at Naples ; Felix (artt. 28, 29), of Nola ; 
and Hermulus or Hermylus (art. 32), of Belgrade, venerated in 
“Graecia” generally. These names do not suffice to de6ne the 
place of origin precisely, though they plainly support the evidence 
furnished by the style of script; and it is significant that they 
all occur in the Capuan Calendar mentioned above (art. 15). 
Belonged to Cardinal Foderigo Borromeo (6ee f. 1, “ Liber iste est 
monasterii Case Noue, D. Cardinalis Borromei 1612”). On the 
margin of f. 187 b is a 15-16th cent.scribble, “Ego frater Domingo 
de Planella manu propria scripsi.” From the Farnbormigli Fund. 

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Acquired in 1900. 

54007. Grant by Queen Eleanor, widow of Henry II., Duchess of 
Normandy, etc., to tho Abbey of Foutevrault, of a house in 
Poitiers, for the support of Roger her chaplain and his successors 
in the chapel of St. Laurenco founded by her at Fontevrault; tho 
Bishop of Poitiers, the Abbots of Moutier-neuf, Le Pin, Turpigni 
and St. Cyprien, etc., being witnesses; [1199], 

54008. Admission of St. George Jacob to the freedom of the city 
of Waterford; 26 Jan. 1801. With the mayoralty seal {temp. 
Edw. III.). Presented by Dr. O. F. Warner. 

54009-54068. Charters relating to the families of Sackville, Hartopp, 
Evelyn, Hussey, etc., and their possessions, chiefly in Caterham, 
Chaldon, Coulsdon, etc., co. Surrey; 1524-1742. Among them 

Letters patent of Henry VIII. granting to William Sakevyle, 
Esq., tenements in Chaldon and Caterham, the chapel called 
“ Thomas Bekettes ” chapel in Brentwood, co. Essex, lately 
belonging to T. Cromwell, Earl of Essex, attainted, with the 
manor and rectory of Caterham; 11 July, a 0 36 [1544]. 54011. 

Covenant for a special livery to Ellis Hartopp, son and heir of 
Robert Hartopp, goldsmith, of London, of Iub father’s property 
in Caterham, Chaldon, Newington, Bermondsey and Walworth, 
co. Surrey, East Smithfield, Loudon, etc.; 3 July, 3, 4 Philip 
and Mary [1557]. 54018. 

Will of James Lynch, of Whiteparish, co. Wilts, with bequests 
to that parish, and to tho corporation of New Sarum ; 1640. 
Presented by the Rev. Joseph Hetretson. 54035. 

54069-54071. Crown grants by (a) Philip and Mary to [Henry 
Fitzalan,] Earl of Arundel, K.G., of the manors of Shillingby, 
Ebernoe, and Pallingham, in Kirdford, Stopham, Bignor, Eartham, 
and many others in co. Sussex in exchange for other manors in 
cos. Sussex and Kent; 15 July, 1555. 54069 ;—(b) Qu. Elizabeth to 
John [Luiuley], Baron Lumley, of the manors of West Bourne, 

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Stanstead, Cocking, etc., co. Sussex; 16 Feb. 1583. 54070;—(e) 

The same to the same, of the manors of Ashby do la Zouclie, 
Packiugtou, etc., co. Leic.; 29 May, 1587. 54071. 

Presented by Mrs. Albert Way. 

54072, 54073. Court-rolls of the manor of Herringswcll, co. Suflf., 
1317-1398; with terrier of lands purchased by John Wysman 
from John de Staford in the same place, late 14th cent. 

Presented by Iionald Lyvett , Esq. 

54074-54079. Miscellaneous Charters, arranged ns follows:— 

Co. Bucks: 

Wooburn, 1555. 54074. 

Co. Cambr.: 

ltox worth, 1661. 54075. 

Co. Cambr. — continued. 

Isleham, 1G79. 


Pampbworth, 1534. 


Shelford, 1794. 


Soham, 1713. 


Among them are : — 

Wills of (a) Ilenry Hills, of Isleham, 1679. With probate, 1680. 
54076;—(b) William Girton, of Slid ford, 1794. With probate, 
1795. 54078;—and (c) Martin Sewell, of Soliam, 1713. With 

probate, 1714. 54079. 

Presented by Ronald Lyvett , Esq. 

Acquired in 1907. 

54080-54135. Charters relating to Tanworth and Yardley, co. 

Warw.; 1487-1753. Among them arc :— 

Wills of (a) Evan Anderton, of Coleshill, with probato and 
inventory, 1607. 54106-54108 ;—(b) Francis Anderton, of Tan- 
worth, 1632. With probate, 1633, and letters of administration, 
1636. 54113,54114;—(c) Thomas Anderton, of Tanworth, with 
probato and inventory, 1651. 54117,54118;—(d) EdmundPearkos, 
of the same, 1680. With probate, and inventory, 1683. 54123, 

54124;—(e) John Arnold al. Reynoldes, of the same, 1688. With 
probate, 1689, and inventory, 1688. 54126, 54127 ;—(f) Edward 
Pearkes, of the samo, 1727. With probate, 1728. 54130, 54131. 

54136-54146. Charters relating to the family of Newdigate, of 
Arbury, co. Warw., and their possessions at Harefield, co. Midd., 
and Cbilvers Coton and Arbury, etc., co. Warw.; 1626-1733. 
Arranged as follows :— 

Co. Middlesex: 

11 urc lk'ld, 1626. 

Co. Warwick: 
Arbury, 1701-17U5. 



Co. Warwick— continued. 

Cbilvers Coton, 1698-1733. 

54137, 54142-54145. 
Warwick, 1725. 54146. 

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Among them are: — 

Lkvies of rates for (a) the poor of Chilvers Coton; 1098-1728. 
T>4137, 54142-54144;—(b) tho repair of tho church of Chilvers 
Coton; 1733. 54145. 

Estreat-rolls of Arbury Manor ; 1701-1705. 54138-54141. 

54147. CoMi’OTrs-noi.L of Thomas Whityng, steward of Richard 
Whityng, last Abbot of Glastonbury, for West Pennard,co. Somerset; 

54148. Bull of Tope Alexander III. to Geoffrey, Dean of Rouen, 
and the Chapter, confirming the grant by King Henry II. of a 
moiety of the manor of Kilham, co. York; v. kal. Dec. [11G2]. 
With loaden bulla. 

54149-54190. Miscellaneous Charters, arranged as follows :— 

Co. Cornwall; 

Veryan, 1541. 54149. 

Tregevaras in Gorran, 1571. 54150. 

Co. Devon: 

Agaton in St. Budeaux, 1551. 54151. 

Co. Essex : 

Little Canfield, 1547-1550. 


Co. Gloucester: 

Down Arapney, 13H0. 


Co. Hereford : 

Brampton Abbots, 1437. 


Co. Hertford : 

Stanstcod Abbots, 1539. 


Co. Kent: 

Benenden, 1050. 


Romney Marsh, 1541. 
Thnniugton, 1520, 1589. 


54160, 54161. 

Co. Leicester: 

Leicester, 1636. 


Co. Middlesex : 

Brentford, 1537, 1545. 

541G3, 54164, 

Hendon, 1514. 


Co. Northampton : 

West Huddon, 17th cent 


Co. Oxon : 

Great Chilworth (?), 1385. 54167. 

Idbury, 1317. 511G8. 

Co. Southampton : 

Crondall, 1370. 54169. 

Fawley, 1534. 54170. 

Heckfield, 1G5G. 54171. 

Lepe, 13G4. 54172. 

SilchcBter, 1358, 155G. 54173, 51174. 

Co. Suffolk : 

Laxflold, 1383. 54175. 

Co. Surrey: 

Guildford, 1548. 5417G. 

Wey bridge, 1550. 54177. 

Co. Sussex : 

Leominster, 1412. 54155. 

Co. Wilts: 

Alderton, 1323, 1318. 54178, 54179. 

Chippenham, I44G. 54180. 

llillmarton, 15th cent. 54182. 

Layoock, 1320-1380. 54183-54185. 

Littleton, Broad Hinton, etc., 1369. 


Notton, 1328. 51187. 

Pewsham, 14G6. 54188. 

Co. Worcester: 

Upton-on-Severn, 1535. 54189. 

Co. York : 

Bolton (N. Riding), 1525-1536. 


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Among them are :— 

Will of William Young, of Thaningtou, co. Kent; 1586. With 
probate, 1589. 54161. 

Terrier of lands in West Iladdon, co. Northt., occupied by Ann 
West; 17th cent. 54166. 

Letters of administration to Ann Kinge, widow of Thomas Kinge, 
of Heckfeld, co. Southt.; 1656. 54171. 

Compotus-rolls of the bailiffs, etc., of the Honour of Bolton [N.R., 
co. York]; 1525—1536. 54190. 

54191. Grant by John fil. et her. Radulfi do Fraxino to John 
Cristemons of a ditch near Le Polheyo [in Kempsoy, co. Wore. ?]; 

Presented by Edmund Georye Bentley , Esq. 

54192-54223. Miscellaneous Charters, arranged as follows:— 

Co. Hereford — continued. 

Upton Bishop, 1378-1494. 

54208-54210, 54212-54215. 
Thinghill in "Withington, 1434. 54211. 
Walford, 1316-1332. 54210-54218. 

Lower WeBton, 1480. 54219. 

Co. Worcester: 

Birts Morton, 1403-1408. 


Acquired in 1908. 

54224-54232. Fragments of rolls of courts, accompts, etc., relating 
to Ramsey Abbey, Co. Hunt., and its possessions; 14th—1 Gth centt. 
(Formed part of the Ramsey Abbey Rolls, Add. 34270-34933, 

acquired in 1888, and Add. 39426—39941, acquired in 1893). 

54233-54238. Charters relating to Southwick and Porchestcr, co. 
Southt.; 1538-1715. 

Among them are:— 

Will of (a) Honor, -widow of Sir Daniel Norton, of Southwick ; 
1648. With probate, 1651. 54236;—(b) Richard Whithed, 
of Tytherley; 1686. 54237. 

Survey of the manor of Wycor in Porchester ; late 16th cent. 


54239. Will of George Harryson, of Toubridge (?), co. Kent; 1568. 
Copy. With counsel’s opinion ( autograph, ) by William Lambarde. 

Co. Gloucester: 

Corse, temp. Edw. I.—II. 54207. 

Oxcnhull, 1381. 54192. 

Co. Hereford: 

How C’aple, 1403. 54193. 

I,inton, 1322, 1525. 54194, 54195. 

Pipe and I.yde, 1504. 54196. 

Roes, temp. Hon. HI.—1405. 


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54240. Grant by William Leo, of London, gent., to Robert Sulyard, 
of Brasted, geut., of land in Tonbridge, co. Kent; 1571. 

54241. Sale by John Keelynge, fishmonger, of London, to his son 
William, of a tenement in the parish of St. Magnus the Martyr; 

54242-54244. Charters relating to Hartland, co. Devon, as follows:— 
(a) Inquisition on the wreck of a boat from the high seas on the 
land of John de Staunton, lord of Clovelly ; Ilartland, 14 Oct. 1320. 
54242 ;—(b) Grant by Margaret, widow of Dom. Peter Donnedale, 
miles, to Thomas David, of land at Whytelegh in Hartland manor, 
John de Ralegh, miles, and others being witnesses; 3 Feb. 1345. 
With her seal of arms. 54243 ;—(c) Petition of Thomas Gybbes, 
senior canon of Hartland Abbey, to John Fitzwaren, John Zouclio 
and John Arundcll, milites, “ patroni et fuudatorcs,” to confirm 
the election of John Prust, late prior, to bo abbot; 1529. With 
the Abbey seal. 54244. 

54245-54258. Miscellaneous Charters, arranged as follows:— 

Co. Bucks: 

Fenny Stratford, 1313. 54245. 

Co. Northampton : 

Charlton, 1340. 54246. 

Doddington, 1643. 51247. 

Kilsby, 1691. 54248. 

Co. Warwick: 

Maraton Priors, 1339-1687. 

Meriden, 1555. 54255. 

Napton, 1484. 51256. 

Among them are ;— 

Will of John Ilelindon, of Banbury, co. Oxon; with probate, 
1593. 54257. 

Writ for execution of an order in Chancery in a suit, Timothy 
Jackson v. Henry West; 1035. 54258. 

54259-54355. Charters relating to Oantloy, co. Norf., and to various 
places in co. Suffolk, arranged as follows:— 

Co. Norfolk: 

Cautlcy, 1446-1723. 54259-51344. 

Co. Suffolk: 

Combs, 1685. 54315. 

Co. Suffolk— continued. 

Creeting St. Mary, 1620-1655. 

Stownmrkct, 1632-1714. 54350 51355. 

Among them are;— 

Regulations for the commonage of cattle, etc., on Cantley 
Common; late 17th cent. 54277. 

Wills of (a) Simon Kidball, of Cantley, with probate; 1719. 
54278;—(b) John Downing, of Cantley, with probate ; 1728. 


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54356-54406. Miscellaneous Charters, arranged as follows:— 

Co. Derby: 

Alfreton, etc., 1420-21. 54856. 

Co. Essex: 

Frinton, 1446,1543. 54367, 54858. 

lie) bridge and Totham, 1550, 1578. 

54350, 54360. 
West Tilbury, 1585, 1587. 

54361, 54362. 

Co. TToroford: 

Wintercott, in Leominster, Into 13th 
cent. 54363. 

Co. Lincoln : 

Bulby in Irnham, temp. Edw. I. 


Barton on Humber, 1318-1599. 


Stamford, 1324. 54368. 

Co. Northampton: 

Draughton, 1410. 54369. 

Kelmarsh, lute 12th cent. 54370. 

Naseby, temp. John. 54371. 

8ulby, early 13th cent. 54372, 51373. 
Wold, at. Old, 1409. 54374. 

Co. Nottingham : 

Blythe, 1589. 54375. 

Caunton, nr. Newark, 1564. 54376. 

Among them are: 

Co. Nottin gham —con iinucd. 

Gringley and Walkcringhnm, 



Kneeton, 1589. 


Norney, etc., in Blythe, 1556. 54382. 

East Retford, 1553. 


Ruflford and Eakring, 1540. 64384. 

Walkeringham, 1562. 


Widmerpool, 1306. 


Co. Salop : 

Frodealey, 1404-1460. 


Co. Warwick: 

Mux stoke, 1390. 


Solihull, 1423-1594. 


Co. York: 

West Riding, 1633. 


New Malton, 1555. 


Mirfield, 1658. 


Rotherham. 1333. 


Little Ruaton, 1344. 


Tockwith in Bilton, 1563, 1564. 

54401, 54402. 

Wakefield, 1317. 



Cheubi, nr. Metz, 1462, 


54404, 54405. 

Nuremberg, 1467. 


Court-rolls of Frodsloy, co. Salop; 1404-1460. 54387-54389. 

Muster-roll of Major Reresby’s company in tho West Riding; 
. 1633. 54396. 

Confirmation by Frederic III., Emperor, to Heinz Walther and 
Elizabeth, his wife, of a house, otc., in Nuremberg; 30 Dec. 
1467. With the imperial seal. 54406. 

54407-54638. Miscellaneous Charters and rolls, being (with tho 
exception of tho first five) notes of fines in various counties. Tho 
collection formed part of the Library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, 
Bart., of Middle Hill, otc. 

Taxation roll of ecclesiastical rents in tho diocese of Carlisle; 
1292. 54407. 

Proceedings at courts of Wakefield manor, co. York; 1316, 1317. 


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Accom tt.s of the ministers of Edward [Stafford, 3rd] Duke of 
Buckingham, for various manors in co. Salop; 1517, 1518. 


Conveyance by Henry Brooko, al. Cobham, to Edward 
Elowcrdewe, of Stanford Hall, co. Norf., of the dissolved 
Abbey of Wymondham, co. Norf.; 1574. (Taken from 
Add. MS. 37066). 54410, 54411. 

Co. Bed ford: 

Becatun and Sandy, 1378. 51112. 

Colcsdon in ltoxton, 1110. 51113. 

Luton, 1102. 54114. 

Priestley in Tingrith, 1410. 54415. 

Co. Berks: 

I,yford in W. Hanney, 1428. 54110. 

Ufflngton, 1329. 54117. 

Shin field, 1410. 5-1418. 

Wittcnhnin, 1331. 54419. 

Co. Bucks: 

Ameraham, 1402, 1110. 54420, 54421. 
Datehet, 1490. 54422. 

Drayton Beauchamp, 1401. 54123. 

llughcnden, 1408. 54424. 

Lathbury, 1407. 51425. 

Great Marlow, 1332. 54426. 

Little Marlow, Ivur, etc., 1332. 54427. 
Penn, 1410. 54428. 

Stoke Pogea, 1327. 54429. 

Stono, 1410. 51430. 

Co. Cambridge: 

Cambridge, 1489. 54431. 

Fulbouru, 1378. 54432. 

Pampiaford, 1378. 54433. 

Wliaddon and Knccaworth, 1378. 


Co. Cornwall: 

Dodrnin, 1401. 54435. 

Co. Derby: 

Dovcridgo, 1378. 54430. 

Tideswcll, 1382. 54437. 

Co. Devon: 

Barnstaple, 1438. 54438. 

Berry Pomeroy, 1378. 54439. 

Holsworthy, 1414. 54440. 

Louiaton in Meavy, 1414. 54441. 

Collumpton, 1402. 54442. 

Roborough and Lifton, 1401. 54443. 

Sutton Vautort, 1410. 54444. 

Co. Dovon— continued. 

Sydenham, 1381. 54445. 

Turringtou and HunUhaw, 1414. 


Burraton in Ermington (?), 1414. 


Yam acorn be, 1410. 54148. 

Unidentitied, 1382. 54449. 

Co. Dorset: 

Gudlingaton in Swnnagc, 1378. 54150. 
Cundlchull in Mup])owder, etc., 1382. 


Milbornc-CimrcliBtouo, 1438. 54452. 

Sliapwick, 1410. 54453. 

Sturminster, 1414. 54454. 

Great Crawford, 1410. 54455. 

Co. Essex : 

Broomfield, 1402. 54450. 

Buratcad, Little, 1401. 54457. 

Great Canfield, 1410. 54458. 

Colchcatcr, 1335. 54459. 

Danbury, 1410. 54400. 

Ilomdon-on-thc-Hill, 1401. 54461. 

Notley, White and Black, 1490. 54402. 
Great Sanrpford, 1410. 54403. 

South Weald, 1410. 54404. 

Shallow-Bo wclla, 1410. 54465. 

Shalford, 1410. 54466. 

Great Ilallingbury, 1410. 54407. 

Stow-Mariee, 1410. 54408. 

Great Toy, 1382. 54469. 

Great Wakering, 1382. 54470. 

Saffron Walden, 1410. 54471. 

Great Wendon, 1402. 54472. 

Withara, 1407. 54473. 

Co. Gloucester: 

Bradley, in Wotton-under-Edgo, 

1410. 54474. 

Co. Hereford: 

Bredwardine and Bodcut, 1410. 54475. 
Kingatone, etc., 1402. 54476. 

■ Ledbury, etc., 1401. 54477, 54478. 

Wellington, 1410. 54479. 

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Co. Hertford: 

Great Gaddesden, 1332. 54480. 

Kneb worth, 1406. 54481. 

Olyver’s in Sandon. 1490. 54482. 

Bishop’s Stortford, 1410, 1438. 

54467, 54483. 

Ware, 1410. 64484. 

Watford, 1407. 54485. 

Co. Huntingdon: 

Catworth, 1432. 54486. 

Grafham, 1410. 54487. 

Co. Kent: 

Bilsington, 1401. 54488. 

Biddcnden, 1490. 54489. 

Brabourne, etc., 1490. 54490. 

Cowden, 1382. 54491. 

Eastry, 1410. 54492. 

Elharn, 1490. 54493. 

Goudhuret, 1410. 54494. 

Gravesend, 1490. 51495. 

Etcliden in Bethersden, 1410. 54496. 
Hackington, 1410. 54497. 

Herne, 1381, 1490. 54498, 54499. 

Horsmonden, 1410. 54500. 

Kingston-Bowsey (co. Suss.), 1333. 


Maidstone, 1401, 1438. 54502, 54503. 
Milton by Gravesend, 1410. 54504. 

Northfloet, 1401. 54505. 

Pcckh&m, 1402. 54506. 

St. Mary’s in the Marsh, 1407. 54507. 

Sholden and Deal, 1490. 54508. 

Smarden, 1438. 54509. 

Stalisfield, 1381-1414. 54510-54512. 

Tenterden, 1410. 54513. 

Throwley, 1414. 54514. 

Ulcombe, 1410. 54515. 

Woodnesborough, etc., 1407. 54516. 

Yaiding, 1413. 54517. 

Capel-le-Ferne, 1378. 54518. 

Co. Leicester: 

llungerton, 1410. 54519. 

Co. Lincoln: 

Aslacbby, 1407. 54520. 

Bracebridge, 1410. 54521. 

Carlton, 1490. 54522. 

Fleet, 1382. 54523. 

Haddington, 1323. 54524. 

Hanthorpe-in-Morton, 1382. 54525. 

Kirton-in-Holland, 1382. 54526. 

Norton Disney, 1414. 54527. 

Co. Lincoln— continued. 

Itow&ton and Digby, 1410. 54528. 

Stickney, 1410. 54529. 

Yarborough, 1410. 54530. 

Bassingthorpe, 1503. 54536, 54537. 

Co. Middlesex : 

Edmonton, 1430. 51531. 

Isle worth, Osterley, etc., 1490. 54532. 

London (West Smithticld), 1438. 


Co. Monmouth : 

Monmouth, 1685. 54534. 

Co. Norfolk : 

Alby, 1332. 54535. 

Bradenham, 1401. 51538. 

Felmingham, 1410. 54539. 

Flitcham, 1503. 54540, 54541. 

Honing, 1410. 54542. 

Langbam, 1410. 54543. 

Lingwood, etc., 1377. 54544. 

Newton, West, 1401. 54545. 

Houghton and Thorpe Market, 1410. 


Runhall, 1410. 54547. 

Shipden, 1410. 54548. 

Catton, 1503. 54549. 

Wcasenbam, 1410. 54550. 

Co. Northampton: 

Cul worth, 1414. 54551. 

Hinton-in-the-Hodges, 1410. 54552. 

Teton in Holdeuby, 1410. 54553. 

Co. Nottingham: 

Holme Fierrepoint, 1502. 54554. 

Co. Oxon: 

Kiddington, Lower, 1438. 54555. 

Watlington, 1402. 54556. 

Co. Salop: 

ABtley in Shrewsbury, 1490. 54557. 

Ludlow, 1331, 1378. 54558, 54559. 
Sheinton, 1411. 54560. 

Co. Somerset: 

Claverham in Yatton, 1438. 54561. 

Co. Southampton: 

Birmingham in Sway, 1337. 54562. 

Brashfield, 1339. 54563. 

Brookley in Brockcnhurst, 1490. 


Bramley, 1336. 54565. 

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Co. Southampton— continued. 

Church Oakley, 1410. 54560. 

Deane, 1377. 54567. 

Norton-by-Selborne, 1339. 54568. 

Snoddington, etc., 1378. 64569. 

Bomcrloy in Ilarbridge, etc., 1438. 


Southampton, 1402. 54571. 

Struttou in Micheldevcr, etc., 1337. 


West Titherley, 1388. 51573. 

Co. Stafford: 

Cubblcsdon in Stone, 1312. 54574. 

Church Raton, 1438. 54575. 

Co. Suffolk : 

AUlham, etc., 1373. 54576. 

Bradfield Combust, 1410. 54577. 

Cowling, 1490. 54578. 

Hcngrave, etc., 1410. 54579. 

Mctfleld, temp. Hen. V. 54580. 

Oultou, 1382. 54581. 

I’olateiul, etc., 1378. 54582. 

Co. Surrey: 

Blctchingley, 1407. 54583. 

Guildford, etc., 1402, 1438. 

54584, 54585. 

Co. Sussex: 

Birdham, 1383. 54586. 

Bourno, West, 1312. 54587, 54588. 

Chichester, 1313? 1324? 54589,54590. 

Crawley, 1312. 54591. 

Edburton, 1312. 54592. 

Ewhurst, 1392. .54593. 

Farnhurst, 1313. 54594. 

Grnffham, 1314. 54595. 

Goring, 1312. 54596. 

Hartilcld and Withyam, 1312. 

I field, 1312. 54600. 

Lavant, West, 1314. 54601. 

Lewes, 1313, 1315. 54602,54603. 

Co. Sussex— continued. 

Middleton, 1313. 54604. 

Northcasc in Rndmcll, 1314. 54605. 

Rotherfield, 1438. 54606. 

Rumboldswyke, 1312. 54607. 

Rusper, 1315. 54608. 

Steyning, 1312. 54609. 

Street. 1312. 54610. 

Warnbam, 1410. 54611. 

Wyneworth, etc., 1378. 54612. 

Withyam, 1489. 54613. 

Co. Warwick: 

Knowlo, etc., 1410. 54614. 

Ryton-on-Dunsnioro, 1410. 54615. 

Solihull, 1410. 54616. 

Co. Wilts: 

Hanging Langford, 1382. 54617. 

Lavington, Steeple, 1312. 54618. 

Salisbury, 1438. 54619. 

Tilstead, etc., 1414. 54620. 

Co. Worcester: 

Wodecot, nr. Stono, 1410. 54621. 

Co. York: 

Ardsley, 1378. 54622. 

Beverley, 1378. 54623, 54624. 

Brouiptou, nr. Northallerton, 1332. 


Campsall, 1402. 54626. 

Dullield, South, 1438. 54627. 

Haldenby, 1402. 54628. 

K ex moor in Kirkby Malzcard, 1565. 


Kingston-on-Hull, 1438. 54630. 

Malton, Old, 1332. 54631. 

Mannythorpe in Westow, 1378. 54632. 
Milby, 1378. 54633. 

Scrivcn in Knaresborough, 1410. 


Sedbergh, 1405. 54635. 

Selby, 1378. 54636. 

York, 1378. 54637. 

Unidentified, 17th cent 54638. 

64639-54647. Miscellaneous Charters arranged as follows:— 

Co. Kont: 

Cliffe, 1698. 


Chart, 1381. 


Gillingham, temp. Hen. VI. 


Co. Gloucester: 

Tewkesbury, 1632. 


Co. Worcester: 

King’s Norton, 1580-1619. 


Scotland : 

Kyle, etc., W. Ayr, 1596. 54646. 

Craigmillar, etc., co. Kdinb., 1560. 


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Among them are :— 

Notarial instrument attesting the livery of seisin hy William 
Wallace, sheriff of co. Ayr, to John W T allace of Carnell [or 
Gairnhillj of lands in the district of Kyle; 1596. 54646. 

Grant by James VI. of Scotland, with consent of James [Stewart], 
Earl of Moray, etc., of the lands and baronies of Craigmillar 
and Preston to David Prestoun ; 1560. 54647. 

Presented by the Itev. James Harvey Bloom. 

54648-54652. Charters relating to London, viz. in the parishes of 
fa) St. Giles-without-Cripplegate ; 1288. 54648;—(b) St. Clement, 
Caudlewiok; 1325-1403. 54649, 54651, 54652(c) St. Mary 

Magdalen, Old Fish Street; 1361. 54650. 

54653-54700. Charters relating to the family of Taylor, arranged as 

Personal, 1(518-1844. 54653-54680. 

Co. Cumberland : 

Crosthwaito, 1815. 54681. 

Co. Essex: 

Clacton, 1676-1678. 54682-5-1685. 

Havcring-at-Bower, 1664. 

54G86, 54687. 

Among them are :— 

Inquisitio post-mortem of John Shercbrook, of Little Gringloy in 
Clarborough, co. Notts ; 1618. 54653. 

Letters of administration to tho goods of (a) Ilenry Taylor, of 
South Weald; 1717. 54654;—(b) Rel>occa Taylor, of the 

same; 1723. 54655;—(c) Edward Ciispe, of London; 1723. 

54656;—(d) Edmund Crispe, of London; 1730. 54657;— 

(e) Edward Crispe, of London; 1737. 54659;—(f) William 

Taylor, of Black Notley ; 1844. 54*580. 

Wills of (a) Hannah Crispe, of London; 1732. With probate, 
1733. 54658;— (b) Daniel Taylor, of South Weald, with 

probate; 1739. 54660;—(c) Ann Walker, of the same; 1746. 

54662;—(d) Anna Taylor, of London; 1743. With probate, 

1747. 54663;—(e) John Price, of II.M.S. “Royal George,” 
with probate; 1748. 54664(f) Reltekah Taylor, of S. Weald; 

1748. 54665;—(g) William Taylor, of London ; 1739. With 

probate, 1751. 540G6 ;—(h) William Taylor, of Romford ; 
1755. With probate, 1759. 54667;—(i) John Taylor, of 

S. Weald; 1761. With probale, 1766. 54668;—(k) William 

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Co. Essex— continued. 

Hornchurch, 1625, 1659. 

51688, 54689. 
South Weald, 1707. 54690. 

Co. Middlesex: 

London, 1 <446-1739. 54691-54700. 

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Ellis, of Newark-on-Trent; 1760. With probate, 1707. 

54669;—(1) Elizabeth Taylor; 1776. With probate, 1777. 
54673 ;—(iu) Joseph Gillman, of Preshute; 1777. 54674. 

Institutions to Holy Orders, curacies, etc., of Peter Taylor, M.A., 
of Queens’ College, Cambridge; 1768-1787. 

54670-54672, 54675-54079. 
Presented by the executors of Peter A. Taylor , Esq. 

54701-54811. Collection of writs, some with panels of jnrios, etc., 
addressed to the Sheriffs of various counties; 1345, 1346. 
Arranged as follows :— 

Co. Berks. 54701,54702. Co. Northumberland. 54762 54764. 

Co. Bucks. 54703-54722. Co. Oxon. 54705-54773. 

Co. Derby. 54723-54727. Co. Salop. 54774-54797. 

Co. Lancaster. 54728-54735. Co. Somerset. 54798. 

Co. Lincoln. 54730-54757. Co. Warwick. 54799, 54800. 

Co. Northampton. 54758-54701. Co. York. 54801-54811. 

54812. Lease by Richard [Bancroft], Bishop of London, to John 
Langley and Thomas Hunt, two of bis servants, of waste ground in 
“ Pawles Alley,” leading to Paternoster Row; 1601. 

54813-54819. Charters relating chiefly to Lerida, in Spain; 1249— 

Among them are:— 

Wills of (a) Catalana, wife of Bernard de Bioscha, containing 
bequests to various hospitals and churches of Lerida; 1249. 
Lat. 54813;—(b) Berthomeu Sola, bequeathing his property 
to the church of St. Vincent, Castellar; 1552. Catalan. 54819. 

Acquired in 1909. 

54820-54835. Charters relating to cos. Glouc., Somerset and Wilts, 
arranged as follows:— 

Co. Gloucester : Co. Wilts: 

Bristol, 1339-1436. 54820 54822. Oreheston St. George, etc., temp. 

Edw. I.—II. 54824. 

r . c , Potteinc, trmp. Edw. I.-1478. 

Co. Somerset: 54825-54833. 

Aahbrittle, 1336. 54823. Semley, 1430, 1481. 54834, 54835. 

Co. Somerset: 

54820 54822. 

Aahbrittle, 1336. 

54836-54953. Miscellaneous Charters, arranged as follows :— 

Co. Bedford : I Co. Essex — continued. 

Cople, 1526. 

54836. Foxeaith, 1506, 1542. 

51838, 54839. 

Pentlow, 1582. 


Co. Essex: 

Co. Hereford: 

Belchamp Walter, 1580. 

54837. Llundiiiabn, 1585. 


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Co. Kent: 

Beaksbourne, 1546. 54842. 

Fast Mallingnnd Ditton. 1417. 54813. 
Stone - by - Dartford and South fleet, 
1464. 54844. 

Yalding, 1493. 54845. 

Co. Leicester: 

Burton Overy, 1591. 54846. 

Knighton, 1591. 54847. 

Co. Lincoln: 

Goner by and Mnnthorpe, 1595. 54848. 

Co. Norfolk: 

Burnham Ulph, etc., 1532, 1533. 

54849, 54850. 

South Creake, temp. Edw. I.-1561. 


Flitcham, temp. Edw. II.-1500. 

Gayton, 1302, 54904. 

Holkhain, 1460. 54995. 

Kempstone, 1316-1471. 54906-54909. 
Wcat Lexhoin, 1462-1507. 


Longham, 1308-1547. 54913-54921. 

Norwich, 1519. 54922. 

Run ton, 1523. 54923. 

Snettisharo, 1413,1475. 54924,54925. 

Weasenham, 1446. 54926. 

Weudling, late 13th cent. 

54927, 54928. 

Co. Salop: 

Ashford Cnrbonoll, etc., 1384. 54929. 
Condover and Drayton, 1468. 54930. 

Hatton, 1578. 54931. 

Larden, temp. Edw. I.-II. 54932. 

Co. Salop— continued. 

l/ongnor, 1347. 549:13. 

Oswestry, 1532. 54934. 


Seifton, Corfton and Culmingt<>n. 1585. 


Co. Somerset: 

Kingsdon, temp. Edw. II. 54936. 

Co. Southampton: 

Isle of Wight, 1597. 54937 

Arreton, L of W., 1358-1529. 

I 54938-54940. 

Brading, I. of W., 1520. 54941. 

St. Helen’s, I. of W., 1423. 54942. 

Co. Suffolk : 

Bury St. Edmunds, 1569. 54943. 

Cotton, 1582. 54944. 

Home, 1572. 54945. 

Co. Surrey: 

Knowle, nr. Cranley, temp. Edw. I. 


Shackleford, 1347. 54947. 

Co. Sussex: 

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Trewley, Westmcston, etc., 1536. 

54948, 54949. 

Co. Warwick : 

Wolford, 1460. • 54950. 

Co. Worcester: 

Ombersley, 1590. 54951. 

! Co. York : 

Thurgoland ami Worsbrough, 1528. 


Unidentified, 1495. 51953. 

54954-54989. Miscellaneous Charters, arran&ed as follows:— 

Co. Berks: 

Catmore, 1523. 54954. 

Co. Essex: 

Safirun Walden, 1527-1554. • 


Co. Dorset.: 

Blaudford St. Mary, 1457. 54955. 

Co. Hereford : 

Clehonger. 1550. 54956. 

Ross, 1528, 54957. 

Co. Hertford : 

Pelhnm Furneanx, 1544, 1581. 

51958, 51959. 

Co. Leicester: 

Redtnile, 1510. 54963. 

Co. Lincoln : 

Bulby and Hawthnrpe, 1410. 54904. 

Corby, 1513-1536. 54965-54967. 

Co. Middlesex : 

London,1540. 54968. 

Co. Norfolk: 

Boughton, Stoke Ferry, etc., 1593. 


Mcthwold, 1610. 51970. 

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Co. Suffolk: 

Kettleburgh, 1389-1558. 

Stanstend, 1452, 1477. 54983, 54984. 

Co. Surrey: 

Godaiming, 1553. 54985. 

Co. Wilts : 

Potteme, 1519. 54986. 

Ramsbury, 1328, 1408. 54987, 54988. 
Salisbury, 1568. 54989. 

Among them are :— 

Will of John Towers of Rodmile, co. Leic.; 1510. 


Appointment by Edward Fynes, K.G., Lord Clinton and Sayo, 
Lord High Admiral, of Richard Thymelby to bo keeper of his 
parks of Aslackby and Bourne, oo. Line., and steward of his 
lordship of Corby, co. Line.; 1552. 54966. 

Inquisitio post-mortem of John Thimelby, of Corby, co. Line.; 



54990-55174. Court-rolls of the manor of Long Bennington, 
co. Line., belonging to Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, 
Anne, Countess of Stafford, Katharine, widow of Henry V., and, 
from temp. Henry VI. to temp. Charles I., to the Crown; 1377-1756. 

55175-55194. Charters and rentals relating to Essex, as follows: 
(a) Leases, etc., in Danbury; 1610-1767. 55175-55181 ;—(b) 

Rentals of More Hall in Harlow; 14th-18th centt. 55182—55192; 
—(c) Copies of conveyances of the manor of Manewdon, 1505-1509. 
55193;—(d) Sale of lands in Purleigh, 1647. 55194. 

Presented by John Laybank Glasscock , Esq. 

55195-55210. Miscellaneous Charters, arranged as follows:— 

Co. Chester: 
Kormincham, 1492-1617. 

Co. Essex: 

Ugtey, 1521. 



Co. Hertford : 

Aldbury, 1516. 


Co. Kent: 

Canterbury, 1590. 


Co. Lincolu: 

8pnl<Ung, 1564. 


Co. Middlesex : 


• 55202. 

Co. Norfolk: 

Great Yarmouth, 1566. 


Co. Salop: 

Kcnloy, Cressago, etc., 1576. 55204. 

Co. Stafford: 

Fradewell, 1550. 55205. 

Co. Suffolk: 

Rougham, 1518. 55206. 

Co. Surrey: 

Hurtmore, nr. Godnhning, 1548. 


Co. Sussex: 

Billingshurat, 1577. 55208. 

lloraharn, 1521. 55209. 

Co. Y ork: 

Creed ale, 1570. 55210. 

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55211-55217. Miscellaneous Charters, arranged as follows:— 

Co. Hereford: 

Garway, 1620. 55211. 

Co. Oxon: 

Wroxton Priory, temp. Hen. III. 


Co. Sussex: 

Fantington, 1533. 55213. 

Co. Warwick: 

General (Sheriff's Quietus roll), 1707. 


Warwick, etc., 1434. 55214. 

Co. York: 

KingBton-ou-Hull, 1626. 55215. 

Co. Brecknock: 

Brecon, 1805. 55216. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

55218. Covenant for a conveyance of a moiety of the manors of 
Gatcombe and Whitwell, with other lands in the Isle of Wight, 
from Constance, widow of Geffery Poole, Knt., to John Tawke, of 
Gatcombe, and others; 1561. 

55219. Lease by William Thurston, Master, and the brothers of 
St. James’s Hospital, Dunwich, to Andrew Ryvett of lands in 
Brandeston, co. Suff. ; 1541. 

55220. Declaration by George Poullet, Bailiff of Jersey, of the 
surrender to William Dorei, eldest son of Helier Doroi, and to the 
latter’s two daughters, of their mother’s inheritance in St. Helier; 

65221. Licence by Giuliano [della Rovere], Cardinal [Pope Julius II., 
1503], to Angelo Gherardini, Bishop of Sessa, to make a will in 
virtue of powers conferred by Tope Sixtus IV.; 1476. 

55222-55245. Miscellaneous Charters, arranged as follows:— 

Co. Chester: 

Nnntwich, 1490. 55222. 

Co. Devon: 

Bridford, 1315. 55223. 

Co. Essex: 

Ilavering-at-Bowor, 1378. 55224. 

Torling, 1498. 55225. 

Woodhain Mortimer, 1487. 


Co. Horeford: 

Buckton, 15th cent. 55228. 

Co. Kent: 

Benenden, 1627. 55229. 

Muidstuuo, 1583. 55230. 

Co. Lancaster: 

Chorley, 1489, 1498. 

55231, 55232. 

Co. Middlesex: 
Hendon, 1506. 

London, 1638. 

Roxeth, 1475, 1533. 

55235, 55236. 

Co. Nottingham: 
Tnxford, 1383. 


Co. Southampton : 
Bnunshott, 1419. 


Co. Stafford: 
Fradswoll, 1349. 


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Co. Warwick: 

Birmingham, 1491. 55242. 

Wales : 

Kidwelly, co. Carmarthen, 1419-1441. 


Amoug thorn is: 

Will of Henry Cinder, of Benoiuleu, co. Kent; 1020. With 
. probate, 1027. 55229.' 

55246. Grant by William de Arenis, Prior, and the monks of 
St. James’s Priory, Exeter, to Reginald le Areevesk, canon of 
Exeter, of an annual rent in St. Martin’s Street, Exeter; John Sotli, 
Mayor, Henry de Coldocote, William de Gatepath and other 
seneschals being witnesses; [1288—1290]. 

Presented by the Dean and Chapter of Witrcesler. 

55247. Grant by John llrugge, of Monmouth, to Henry Sergeant of 
a burgage in Mulstreet, Monmouth ; 1380. With seal “ Subsidii 

Presented by the same. 

55248. Quitclaim by Johanna, dau. of William de Parys and widow 
of Geoffrey de Csisterton, to her son Geoffrey do Casterton of the 
manor of Ilumby, co. Line.; 1379. With seal of the arms of 

Presented by Henry John Ellis , Esq. 

55249-55319. Charters relating to Essex and Middlesex arranged as 

Co. Essex : 

Barling, 1603. 55249. 

■ Burnham, 1505. 55250. 

C'anewdon, 1055. 55251. 

( r. Hsing, 1048-1007. 55252-55254. 

Eattlwuod and Eaalwood Bury, 

1458-1080. 55255-55305. 

Iladleigh, 1049-1092. 55300-55309. 

HuUtead, 1482. 55310. 

Aiuoug them are:— 

Will of John French, of Creasing; 1648. With probate, 1649. 


Letters of administration to Anne Medhope, widow of Thonms 
Medhope, of Leigh, who died intestate ; 1702. 55312. 

Co. Essex— continued. 
Horndon-on-the-llill, 1648. 55311. 

Leigh, 1702, 1749. 55312,55313. 

Bnyleigh, 1803. 55314, 55315. 

Itoch ford, 1003. 55310. 

Stisted, 1333. 55317. 

Co. Middlesex : 

London, 1051, 1728. 55318, 55319. 

Co. Suffolk : 

Laxfield, 1350. 55240. 


Co. Surrey : 

Guildford, 1531. 55241. 

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Licence for the marriage in Bulphan church, co. Essex, of William 
Pulley, of Rochford, and Judith Hawden, of the same; 1063. 


Presented by Samuel Sidney Baker , Esq. 

55320-55418. Miscellaneous Charters arranged as follows :— 

Personal, 1507-1640. 55320-55324. 

Co. 1 *er ks : 

Suuninghill and Wiukficld, 1594,1605. 

55326, 55327. 
l^raUourue, 1613. 55323. 

Co. Dorset; 

Tincleton, 1617, 1632. 55329, 55330. 

Co. Essex: 

Waostead, 1577. 55331. 

Co. Kent: 

Deptford al. West Greenwich, 1378- 
1566. 55332-55342. 

Co. Middlesex : 

Fulham, 1608-1631. 55343-55345. 

London, 1316-1662. 

55346-55397, 55407. 
Stan well, 1609. 55398. 

Co. Somerset; 

Bawdrip, etc., 1620. 55399. 

Charterhouse Ilydon, 1629-1649. 

55400 55401. 
Charlinch, 1623. 55418. 

Co. Suffolk : 

Gedgrave, 1679. 55405. 

Co. Surrey; 

Southwark, 1601-1636. 

55406, 55408-55415. 

Co. Wilts: 

Potterne, 1597. 55325. 

Co. York; 

Ellerker, 1537. 55416. 

Watton, 1612. 55417. 

Among them are :— 

Covenants, etc., concerning various transfers of the office of Usher 
of the Exchequer; 1567-1640. 55320-55324. 

Will of Frances, wife of Thomas Walker, of Westminster; 1608. 


Letters of administration to Clement Walker, son of Thomas 
Walker, of Westminster, who died intestate ; 1613. 55375. 

Presented by Henry Martin Gibbs, Esq. 

55419. Deed of sale by Jeffery Burwell, of Rougham, and John 
Harwell, of Loudon, to Thomas Rant, of Gray’s Inn, of lands 
in Hollesley and Alderton, co. Suff.; 1646. 

Presented by Mrs. Fanny Moicatt. 

55420-55426. Papal and other ecclesiastical documents arranged as 

55420. Letters of Calixtus III., giving his decision on a petition 
of Jeronimus Bernardi de Guignis, concerning the “ plebanatus” 
or living of the collegiate church of San Pietro al Mercato, 
Florence; 1455. 

55421. Letters of Barzio de’ Barzi, Bishop of Cagli, to Giorgio de* 
Ugolini, aged 8, providing him with the pveeeptory of 

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S. Sebastian do Turregnano, dioc. Florence, to be bold with 
his two other preccptories; 1487. Seal of ArniH. 

55422. Lktteiis of Rotiertus de Montibusde S. Maria in Georgio, 
vicar of Cardinal Nicolo de’ Ridolfi, administrator of the see 
of Florence, granting to Nioolans Joannis Francisci, priest, 
the chaplaincy of St. Gregory do Benivienis in Florence 
Cathedral; 1531. Seal of the Cardinal. 

55423. Letters of Paul III. to Puccius Antonii do Ugolinis of 
Florence, providing him, when ho takes clerical orders, with 
the “ plebania ” of St. Martin de I’alaia, dioc. Lucca; 1535. 

55424. Letters of orders from Pomponio Cesi, Bishop of Nepi 
and Sutri, to Pietro, son of Antonio Ugolini; 1540. 

55425. Letter of Flavio Orsini, Bishop of Muro, to Philip II. of 
Spain, invoking the secular arm in a suit brought by Puccio 
1'golini, Knight of St. John of Jerusalem, against Fabianus 
do Caruaiol and Johannes Ferdinandus Baptista, relating to 
certain {tensions; 1561. Seal. 

55426. Grant by Ferdinand II., Grund Duke of Tuscany, Master 
of tho Order of St. Stephen, to Pior Lorenzo Sandri, son of 
Pier Felici, knight of the ordor, of a “ cownienda ” of 100 
crowns on tho salt-tax of Florence ; 1630. 

acquired in 1910. 

55427-55460. Charters (injurod by damp) relating to property of 
tho family of Osborne, Dukes of Loeds, chiefly in tho district of 
Scamer in the North Riding, co. York, arranged as follows;— 

(tenoral and personal, temp. Charles II. 


Co. Cumberland; 

Cockennoutb, 1506. 55430. 

Co. Derby ; 

Killamarsh, 1533. 55431. 

Co. Lincoln : 

Heapliaui, 1407. 55432. 

iSaltUeetby, 1433. 55433. 

Co. Nottingham; 

Worksop, 1517. 55434. 

Co. York; 

Allerton, 1481, 1689. 55435, 55436. | 

Among them are;— 

Deed of settlement between 

Co. York— continued. 

Atwick, 1353. 


Ay ton, K&st, 1632. 


Cay ton, 1564. 


Ecclcsall, 1379. 


Filey, 1566. 


Hartbill, 1516, 1556. 

55442, 55443. 

Irton, 1401, 1427. 

55444, 55445. 

Kelk, 1548. 


Pickering, 1528. 


Rotkorhain, 1437. 


Scarborough, 1679. 


Scamer, 1343-1615. 



Sutton-iu-tbe-Forcst, 1452-3. 55457. 

Thorpe Salvin, 1366. 


Whitby, 1540, 1541. 

55459, 55460. 

George Villiers, 2 

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Buckingham, ami Sir Edward Seymour, Speaker of the Houso 
of Commons, and others; 1673. With signature of the latter. 


Commission from Charles II. to Thomas, Viscount Osborne,.to bo 
Treasurer of the Exchequer; 1673. With great seal. 55428. 

Grant of the ward and marriage of Christopher Wandosford 
(date illegible). 55429. 

Appointment by Henry [Percy], Earl of Northumberland, lord of 
tho Honour of Cockermouth, of one of his servants to the 
“ feodaryship ” of his manors, etc., in co. [Cumb. ?]; 28 Sept. 
22 Hen. VII. [1506]. With signature, “Harry Northumber¬ 
land.” 55430. 

Inventory of tho goods of Edmund Capo, of Seamer, blacksmith ; 
1604. 55455. 

Presented by George Godolphin Osborne , Duke of Leeds. 

55461,55462. Charters relating to Thurston, co. Suff.; 1586. 
Presented by Dr. G. F. Warner. 

55463. Appointment by Louis XV. of Michel Martin to bo Registrar 
of Taxes in the parish of Mur ; 23 May, 1725. 

Taken from a binding of one of the Windham MSS. 

55464. Grant by Henry VIII. to John Cary, on his marriage with 
Joyce Walsyngham, widow, of the site, church, and possessions of 
the lato dissolved Priory of Thremhall in Staustcd Mountfitchet, 

co. Essex; 21 July, a 0 28 [1536]. 


55465. Inspexi.mus of depositions in a suit by Nicholas Kayo v. 
Richard Franke concerning a right of way by Thremhall Lano in 
Stansted Mountfitchet, co. Essex; 12 May, 37 Eliz. [1595]. With 
great seal. 

55466-55497. Miscellaneous Charters relating chiefly to lands in 
Norfolk and Suffolk, arranged as follows;— 

Co. Essex: 

llomdou-ou-thc-llill, 1428, 1471. 

55466, 55467. 

Co. Lincoln: 

Bourne, 1550. 55468. 

Co. Norfolk: 

Catton, 1668, 1734. 55469, 55470. 

East Denham, 1590. 55471. 

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Co. Norfolk— continued. 

Milcham, 1603,1679. 55472, 55473. 

Norwich, 1584-1664. 55474-55491. 

Co. Suffolk; 

Bruiayard, 1566-1617. 55492-55495. 

Mcndham, 1587. 55496. 

Co. Surrey; 

Buustcad, etc., 1571. 55197. 

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Among them arc :— 

Court-rolls of Arderne Hall, in Horndon-on-the-IIill, co. Essex ; 
1428, 1471. 55466, 55467. 

Wills of (a) Robert Mundes, of Norwich, with probate; 1584. 
55474;—(b) Henry Brady, of Norwich ; 1661. With probate, 
1663. 55488. 

Map of the estates of Frederick Alpe, in Bromyard and 
Cransford, co. Stiff., drawn to scalo by Thomas Foikard, 
surveyor, showing tho acreage, names of tenants, etc.; 1771. 
With arms, az. on a fess ermine botw. 3 falcons (?) 5 Alps 
arg. (?). 55495. 

55498. Charter of Edward III. postponing tho marriage (which 
never took place) of his son Edmund, Earl of Cambridge, with 
Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy, and the payment of 100,000 
francs duo to tho Duchess’s father, Louis, Count of Flanders, on the 
wedding-day; London, 8 Jan. 1364(5). Fr. With the king’s 
(2nd) privy seal. 

rhillipps MS. 27730 (sale-cat. 1910, lot 284). 

55499. Covenant of Henry V. with John, Duko of Burgundy, not to 
make peace with France to his prejudice during the truce; 
Westminster, 16 July, a° 4 [1416]. With the king’s privy seal. 
Fliillipps MS. 32770 (sale-cat. 1910, lot 412). 

55500-55518. Charters relating chiefly to Essex, arranged as 

Co. Essex: 

Birdbrook, temp. Edw. 1.-1402. 


Bumpstoad, 1340-1602. 55504-55514. 

Finchingficld, 1543, 1546. 

55515, 55516. 

Co. Middlesex: 

Co. Suffolk : 
Clare, 1497. 



Among them are :— 

Deed of sale by Thomas Colepepir, of Bekesbourne, to John 
Wentworth, of Gosfeld, of the manor of Northhall al. Corner- 
thall in Finchingfield, co. Essex, for £280; 6 Jime, 1543. 


Deed of sale, in accordance with the will of Thomas Frankleyn, 
clothier, by Andrew Norwich, rector, W’illiam Barde and 
Richard Bolton, churchwardens, of the church of St. Clement 
“ juxta C’andelwykstret ” [St. Clement Eastcheap], London, to 
Richard Storme, of London, and Joan, his wife, of a tenement 

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in St. Clement’s Lane, Richard Whityngton being Mayor, 
Henry Pountfreyt and Henry Halton, sheriffs, and Geoffiey 
Brook, alderman of that ward ; 15 Oct. 9 lien. IV. [1407]. 


55519-55522. Charters relating to co. Devon, etc. 

Co. Devon : 

East Butterleigh, 1689. 55519. 

Salcombe Regis, 1838. 55520. 

Tiverton, 1859. 55521. 


Black Castle, etc., co. Tipperary, 1603. 


Among them is :— 

M ill of Richard Copplestone, of Salcombo Regis, 1837, with 
probate, 1838. 55520. 

Presented by Thomas Milbourn , Esq. 

55523-55531. Charters relating chiefly to co. Essex, viz.:— 

Co. Essex: 

Elsenham, temp. Edw. 1.-1332. 

Havering-at-Bower, 1441. 55529. 

Co. Essex— continued 
Great Leiglis, at. Lees, 1403. 

Co. Middlesex: 

London, 1317. 



Presented by John Laybank Glasscock , Esq. 

55532-55544. Miscellaneous Charters, arranged as follows:— 

Co. Derby : 

Hulland, 1277. 55532. 

Co. Devon : 

Corn worthy, temp. Hen. III. 55533. 

Co. Salop: 

Clcobury Mortimer, 1275. 55531. 

Ludlow, 1287. 55535. 

Co. Stafford : 

U ttoxetcr, 1283. 55536. 

Co. Warwick (?): 

Sherburn, 1305. 


Co. Worcester: 

Bewdley, 1301. 


Enetham, 1275. 


Elmley Court, 1288. 


Hartlebury, 1291. 


Rock, 1298-1303. 


Among them is :— 

Grant by Edmund, son of the late king Henry III., to Henry 
Howeyn of a fishery in the pool of Uttoxeter Mill, reserving 
right to himself, his heirs, and his wives, for their servants to 
fish there whenever they shall be within the honour of 
Tutbury; 8 July, 11 Edw. I. [1283]. With seal of arms, 
chipped. 5553C. 

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621. Grant by Queen Eleanor, widow of Ilonry II. of England, 
Duchess of Normandy and Aquitaine, etc., made with the consent 
of King John and at the request of Maurice, Bishop of Poitiers, to 
the Abbot and monks of St. Maixent, dioc. Poitiers, of immunity 
from certain services, subject to the daily feeding of threo poor 
persons at the refectory and the celebration of masses for tho 
Queen’s soul. Dat. Fontevraud, 6 Oct. 2 John [1200]. Lat. 

From the Famborough Fund. 

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Acquired in 1906. 

CLII. 4. Seal “ pro posi tore sancti Audomari ad caueas,” 15th 
cent. (?): recent impression. 

Presented by Byam Davis, Esq., of Warminster. 

CLII. 5, 6. Seals (5) of Johannes do Joinvillc, mil., and (6) of ... 
Joinville: recent impressions from originals in tlio Archives 
Nationaux at Paris. 

Presented by Emery Walker, Esq. 

CLII. 7-18. Miscellaneous seals, viz.:— 

7. Burgesses of Stogursey, 14th cent. 

8. Salinaris salis Clngie [Chioggia, 
nr. Venice], 15th cent. 

9. John, Abhot of Langley, 1400. 

10. Andreas Faradiso, 14th cent. 
11.... lee van Eccknhoven, 17th 


12. Mag. Radulphus <le Hallcawriht, 
14th cent. 

Presented by Dr. G. F. Warner. 

13. Bernardus (le Fontaine, 14th 

14. Charlotta de Mailly, 15th cent. 

15. Bertram de .. . onta, 15th cent. 

16. Jacqaemart do Kincliall(?), 14th 

17. Gullemin ... 

18. Hubert de Cherno, 14th cent. 

CLII. 19-22. Great seals of Edward VII. for (19, 20) the United 
Kingdom, (21) Scotland, and (22) Ireland. 

Presented by the Bt. Hon. W. G. E. Macartney, Deputy Warden of the 

CLII. 23. Seal of arms of Kichora de Valbona, and connterseal, 
15th cent.: recent impression. 

Presented by C. H. Bead, Esq. 

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CLII. 24-26. Miscellaneous seals, viz.:—(24) St. Bartholomew’s 
Hospital, London, 16th cent.;—(25) Dean and Chapter of 
St. Martin’s, Worms; — and (26) Marquard a Berg, Dean of 
Bamberg, 1559. Recent impressions. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLII. 27. Impression from stamp (the Paschal Lamb) used probably 
for stamping wax cakos distributed to worshippers on Low 
Sunday; from the matrix in possession of Septimus Powell, of 

Presented by Frederick Hughes , Esq. 

CLII. 28. Seal, an eagle’s head, with inscription fagil. avssin. 
hirs., 1544 : recent impression from the matrix in possession of 
M. Rosenheim. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLII. 29. Seal of Charles Gore, Bishop of Worcester [1902-1905]. 

CLII. 30. Pattern for the Great Seal of Georgo III., said to havo 
been used during the temporary loss of tho Great Seal: a plaster 
cast by Thomas Major, 1840. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLII. 31. Seal of Geoffrey de Mandovillo, Earl of Essex, 12th cent..: 
recent impression. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLII. 32. Seal of the East India Company, probably for the office 
of magistrate: from a silver matrix. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLII. 33-39. Miscellaneous seals, being recent impressions from 
matrices in the Department of British and Mediasval Antiquities, 

37. Richora do Valbona, 15th cent, 
(cf. 23). 

38. Koulaut de Timbeque, 15th 

33. Virgin and Child, with motto, 
“ Aina mo vere, amo te," 15th 

recent impressions. 

42. Giovanni Dandulo, Podesta of 

43. Franciscus Nicolaus Bleiis. 

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33. Commissary of tho Archbishop of 
Canterbury, 15th cent. 

34. Thomas Fynyon, Abbot of Com- 
bermere, early 15th cent. 

35. Giovanni Campeggio, Bishop of 
Bologna [1553-1563]. 

36. Marco Gonzaga, Bishop of Mantua 

CLII. 40-43. Miscellaneous seals ; 

40. Leonardo, Bishop of Motola [ 1407- 

41. Ga. Petrizanus, arcipresbyter 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

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CLIII. 1-8. Miscellaneous seals : recent impressions. 

1. Leonardus Roman us Juannia. 5. Rogerius, conies de Romcna. 

2. Buualclua de Buualelia. G. Marius dc ('havalcantibus. 

3. Viviunus de Vitale, notary. 7. Tuddeus do Ubertia. 

4. Dnoiscolaiomaqiscvoli (sic). 8. Nicolaus de Qouiola. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLIII. 9-19. Miscellaneous leaden seals and bulla), including:— 


9. Philip, Archduke of Austria 13. Paul, ex-eparch. 

[Philip I. of Spain, 1500], etrc. 1490. 18. Theodore, jxitricius and strutcgua 

10. Michael, metropolitan of-. of Antioch. 

Transferred from the Department of Coins and Medals. 

CLIII. 20-22. Casts of seals from Eton College charters, viz. :— 
(20, 21) Great Seals of King John, 1203;—(22) Great Seal of 
Henry III., 1227. 

CLIII. 23. Common seal of the Provost and C’olloge of Eton, temp. 
Hen. VIII. (?) : recent impression. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLIII. 24, 25. Seal and privy seal of Owen Glendowr, early 
15th cent.: recont impressions. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLIII. 26-29. Leaden bull.e, of the Byzantino period, viz.:— 

26. Monogram. 28. Nicephorua (?). 

27. Head of St. George (?), with 29. An ofliciul. 

Presented by F. W. Hasluck , Esq. 

CLIII. 30. Medal, called a “Bank Medal,” with inscription “Fr. 
Berengarii custos (sic) pauperum Hospitalis Ihemsalem,” 15th cent. 
Transferred from the Department of Coins and Medals. 

CLIII. 31, 32. Seals of St. Bartholomew’s Priory and Hospital, 
London, 12th cent.: plaster casts. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLIII. 33. Seal of the White Friars or Carmelites, Oxford, temp. 
Edw. II.: recent impression. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

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CLIII. 34-41. Leaden bulla*; of the Byzantine period, viz.:— 

34. Nicepliorus, imperial protospath- 
ariuB, etc. 

35. GcorgiuB, “ a secrctis.” 

3G. Theodore, patrioius and proconsul. 

37. Theodore, Bishop of Dinulein. 

38. Nicephoros. curopalutes, etc. 

39. Thcodoro Comnenus, dospotos, 

40. The Empress Ireue(?). 

41. Monogram. 

Transferred from the Dejmrtment 

of British and Mediaeval Antiquities. 

CLIII. 42. Seal of the Hospital of St. Anthony, Threadneodlo 
Street, London, 15th cent.: recent impression. 

Presented hy the Rev. Harry Ernest Ketchley , ri‘ear of Barton-le-Street. 

CLIII. 43. Seal of William de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, as Lord of 
the Honour of Richmond [1435-1444]: recent impression. 

Presented hy Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLIII. 44. Seal of arms, unidentified, quarterly, 1 and 4 per pale, 
a fess dancctty ermine, in chief a lion passant betw. two birds, 
2 and 3 an eagle displayed, 18th-19ih cent.: recent impression. 
Presented hy Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLIII. 45-62. Miscellaneous seals, chiefly paper signets of suc¬ 
cessive bishops and ecclesiastical officers of Worcester, viz.:— 

45. John Hough, 1714-1743. 

40. Isaac Maddox, 1743-1759. 

47. James Johnson, 1759-1771. 

48. Brownlow North, 1774-1781. 

49. Richard Hurd, 1781-1808. 

50. Foliot H. W. Cornwall, 1808-1831. 

51. Commissary of the Dean and 
Chapter, 1612. 

52-54. Vicar and Official of the Con- 
Bistory Court, 1090-1714. 

55. Archdeacon's Official (?). 18th cent. 
50. Peculiar of B rod on, oo. Worcester, 
10th cent. 

57-01. The Newdigatc family, various, 
18th-19th centt. 

62. Sir Thomas Powys, 15th cent. 

Presented hy the Rer. J. Harvey Bloom. 

CLIII. 63. Cast of the first Great Seal of Edward I. 

CLIII. 64. Seal of Charles Francois Du Pasqtiier, late Hairdresser 
to George IV., when Prince of Wales: recent impression. 

Presented hy II. J. Ellis, Esq. 

CLIII. 65. Paper seal of the Decanus do Tredyngton, 18th cent. 
Presented hy the Rev. J. H. Bloom. 

CLIII. 66. Leaden bulla of a patriarch of Constantinople, 
14th cent. (?). 

Transferred from the Department of Coins and Medals. 

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CLIII. 67. Seal of William Marshall [Earl of Pembroke], attached 
to a charter at Rouen, 1108: plaster cast. 

Presented by M. Leopold Delisle. 

CLIII. 68-70. Lf.ades bull.e of tho Byzantine period, viz.:— 
(63) Bust of saint holding cross;—(69) Monogram on obverse and 
reverse;—(70) Cross between K. B. 

Transferred from the Department of Greek and Reman Antiquities. 

Acquired in 1900. 

CLIV. 1. Seal of Thomas Norwich, last Trior of Frittlewell, co. 
Essex, temp. lien. VIII.: recent impression from the matrix in 
p< sfcession of W. King, Esq., of WestcliIf-on-Sea. 

CLIV. 2. Token, tho Paschal Lamb, from Bristol: recent impression 
from the matrix in pi ssession of Septimus Powell, Esq. 

Presented by Frederic Hughes, Esq. 

CLIV. 3-82. Casts of seals on charters at Liberton (3-24), and at 
Craigmillar (25-82), chiefly of members of tho families of Forrester 
of Corstorphin, Wardlaw of Kilbaberton and Liberton, Fairlio of 
Braid, and Preston of Preston. For other names v. Index. 

CLIV. 83-86. Casts of seals from Eton College charters, viz.:— 

83. ThomasBurnel.carpcntariuBregifl, 
late temp. Hen. III. 

84. Roger Godroan, janitor regia caatri 
Windesor, 1306. 

85. Hugo de Bernecnstre, nunciuB 
domino regino Scotic, 1272. 

86. Ralph Stafford, Baron Stafford, 

CLIV. 87. Great seal of William IV., obverse and roverse. 

CLIV. 88, 89. C asts of two seals of St. Mary’s College of Secular 
Canons at Hastings, 14th cent. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLIV. 90. Seal of tho town of Kingston-on-Thames (?), a punning 
device: recent impression. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLIV. 91. Leaden bulla, Byzantine period, of Theodosius, 

Presented by the Rev. C. Hasluek. 

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CLIV. 92. Seal of William Duddeley, Dean of the Cullego of 
Wolverhampton, 15tli cent.: recent impression from the matrix in 
tho Department of British and Mediajval Antiquities. 

CLIV. 93-100. Casts of seals from Eton College charters, viz.:— 

93. Tbomaa Ilolbodo, of Windsor, 97. Tho custos of Windsor College, 

1309. 1402. 

94. Hugh Lungayno, 1394. 98. William Warbulton, esquire, 1408. 

95. Robert Ilertlo, of Windsor, 1398. 99. Thomas Ayeheby, 1370. 

9G. John Langrich, 1401. 100. Roger Cifrewus, 1350. 

CLIV. 101. Cast of seal of Henry de Blontisdono, royal almoner, 
1306; from a charter at Westminster Abboy. 

CLIV. 102. Cast of seal of the monastery of Holy Cross, reobles, 
15th cent.; from a charter at the l’ublic Bocord Offico. 

CLIV. 103. Cast of seal of Freston Corporation, co. Lane.; from a 
Preston Guild Boll, 1459. 

CLIV. 104. Seal of Dartford Nunnery, mado up from an imperfect 
cast (XLV. 30) in tho British Museum and an imperfect original 
soal on a document belonging to C. Bonett Stanford, Esq., of 

CLIV. 105, 100. Seals from matricos in tho State Archives at 
Lucerne, viz. (105) Lucerne University, aud (106) Charles tho 
Bold, Duke of Burgundy, 15th cent.: recent impressions. 

CLIV. 107-112. Casts of seals from Eton College charters, viz.:— 

107. Reginald Mnlyns, 1411. 111. John Gardiner, of Ivor, 1456. 

108. John Coryngham, 1430. 112. William WeBtbury, Provost of 

109. John lo Noris, 1437. Eton, 1156. 

110. Tho Provost of Eton, 1452. 

CLIV. 113. Seal found at Blagdon, now in Taunton Museum, viz., 
an ape, an owl, and an ass : recent impression. 

Presented by C. II. Head, Esq. 

CLIV. 114. Common seal of tho Warden of St. Mary’s chapel, Castlo 
Morton, co. Wore., 13th—14th cent.; from an impression in York 

CLIV. 115. Pilorim’s token: recent impression from tho brass 
matrix found at Elstow. 

Presented by J. Ihnnson , Esq. 

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CLIV. 116. Piuvy seal of ltichard I. or II.: recent impression. 
Presented by C. H. Haul, Esq. 

Acquired in 1910. 

CLV. 1, 2. Seals of (1) the city of Lichfield, 15th cent. (?), and 
(2) the second Great Seal of Edward I IT., imperfect. 

Presented by Georye Godolphin Osborne , Duke of Leeds. 

CLV. 3, 4. Leaden bull.e, viz.:—(3) Andreas Dandolo, Doge of 
Venice, 1343-1354, and (4) arms, defaced, with motto “ Decus 
ecclesio robur ” (?). 

Transferred from the Department of British and Mcdiaval Antiquities. 

CLV. 5. Seal of John, Abbot of Saul, near Downpatrick: recent 

Presented by H. C. Lawlor , Esq. 

CLV. 6-21. Casts of seals from Eton College charters, viz.:— 

6. Feter Savage, clerk, 1334. 

7. William Blukesroith, 1337. 

8. Osbert lo Taverner, 1344. 

9. Henry de Aldrynton, 1350. 

10. William do Stratton, 1306. 

11. Elena his wife, 1300. 

12. John Jourdelay, of Eton, 1365- 

13. William de Houthorp, 1308. 

14. Official of tho Archdeacon of 
Bucks, 1369. 

15. Richard Uenk, 1401. 

10. Adam do S. Alhano, 1410. 

17. Jehan 01dlviut(?), 1420, 1458. 

18. Richard Wegg, 1420. 

19. Thomas Beckington, Archdeacon 
of Bucks, 1410. 

20. Eton College, first seal, 1448. 

21. William Waynlloto [Bishop of 
Lincoln, 1455.] 

CLV. 22. Seal of tho town of Diekireh, in Luxemburg, 1390: 
recent impression from the original matrix. 

Presented by Alfred Molony , Esq. 

CLV. 23. Seal of Bondon Carmelite Nunnery, near Yaunes, 
15th cent.: recent impression. 

CLV. 24-32. Leaden bull.e, of the Byzantine period, including: 

24. Sabas, metropolitan of Athens, 
10th cent. (?). 

25. Nexetrios, commerciarius of Do- 

Presented by J. B. Caldecott, Esq. 

26. Metros (?), llasilicus spatharius. 

27. Domotrios, lvatharoa(?). 

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CLV. 33-40. Casts of eight seals attached to the “ Petition of 
Down,” Ireland, to Henry VIII., now in tho Publio Record Office, 
viz. :--(33) Bit-hop of Argyle (used by tho Bishop of Down), 
(34) Chapter of Down, (35) Archdeacon of Down, (3G) Bangor 
Abbey, (37) Saul Abbey, (38) Inch Abbey, (39) Grey Abbey, and 
(40) Town of Killoleth. 

CLV. 41. Cast of a restored seal of Rutherglen, co. Lanark. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLV. 42. Cast from a bronze matrix of a seal for a subsidy on cloth, 
temp. Rich. II.(?). 

CLV. 43-48. Miscellaneous seals, from matrices in the Department 
of British and Mediaeval Antiquities, with inscriptions as follows:— 

43. 8. d[omi]xi anto[n]ii p[omi]ni 

THOME PR ADAMVTII8, 11th C6tlt. 

41. B. BERISI I>[OMIM?] AGNELLI, 13tll- 

14th cent. 

14th cent. 

46. 8. FRANCES HOLIDEX 15tll Cent. 

47. 8 . thomas .... pie, 14th cent. 

48. b. socTiN pickocis (?), 14th cent. 

CLV. 49. Seal of the Prior Provincial of Dominicans, Scotland, 
15th cent.: plast* r cast. 

Presented by Mr. A. P. Ready. 

CLV. 50-65. Impressions of German seals used to illustrate 
G. F. Hill’s article, “ On the early use of Arabic Numerals in 
Europe,” in Archseoloyia , Ixii. p. 180, all (except the last) from 
originals in the Germanisches National-Mmeum, Niirnberg, as 
follows :— 

50. Johann, Abbot of Kaisorheim, 

51. Albrecht II. [von Rcohbarg], 
Bishop of Eichstadt, 1421). 

52. City of Ulin, 1351. 

53. City of TrostlHTg, 1320. 

54. City of Welzlar, 1444. 

55. Monastery of St. Oswald, 1433. 

56. Kurfiirst Friedrich I. v. d. l’fnlz, 

57. Kaiserl. I.andgericht in Niirnberg, 

58. Nicolaus Oriinwnld, 1446. 

Presented by G. F. Hill, Esq. 

59. City of Bnulzen, 1489 or 1484. 

60. Otto von Henneberg, 1484 (?>. 

61. Friedrich III., os Archduke of 
Aiistrin, 1459. 

62. AVuldsnsi-pn (?), 15th cent. 

63. City of AVirapfen, 1405(?). 

64. Member of the liiedtheim familv, 

65. Rector of the University of 
Cologne, 14S5 (from the silver 
matrix in the Victoria and Albert 

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All in Greek, except where it is otherwise stated. Full descriptions or texts of ull 
these will bo givou in Greek Papyri in ike British Museum : Catalogue , with 
Texts , vol. v. 

Acquired in 1906. 

Pap. 1521. Fragments of Epicurus, ricpt <J>l'o-€oj?, bk. xi M from 
Herculaneum [Ilcrcul. Pap. 1042]; in seven frames. Presented by 
H.M. King Edicard V1L 

Pap. 1522. Papyrus roll from Herculaneum [Ilercul. Pap. 1462]; 
charred and unopened. Presented by H.M. King Edward I'll. 

[Papp. 1523-1544 were presented by the Egypt Exploration Fund. 
They were obtained by Messrs. B. P. Grenfell and A. S. Hunt 
during their excavations at Oxyrhynchus, and are published by 
them in The Oxyrhynchus Papyri , parts iii. and iv., 1903 and 1904. 
The numbers attached to them in these volumes are appended to 
the following descriptions.] 

Pap. 1523. Fragment of a life of Alcibiades : a leaf from a vellum 
codex. Probably 5th ceut. 8] iu. x 7J in. [ O.P. 411.] 

Pap. 1524. Fragment of an argument of Euripides’ Elcclra. 3rd cent., 
with an accompt of the late 3rd cout. on the verso. (>£ in. x 3J in. 
[O.P. 420, with facsimile.] 

Pap. 1525. Conclusion of the last three lines of the [’Ar0pcj]?ro-yomi 
of [Autiph]anes. 3rd cent. On the verso of a document in 2nd cent, 
cursive. 4 in. X 2jj in. [O.P. 427.] 

Pap. 1526. Astrological calendar. Late 2nd cent. On the verso of 
a 2nd cent, list of numes of persons. Much mutilated, and 
fragmentary. Height 10J in. [O.P. 465.] 

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PAPYRI, 1527-1546. 

Papp. 1527-1530. Miscellaneous documents, official and private. 
2nd cent. [O.P . 473, 480, 404, 530.] 

Pap. 1531. AOriA IH20Y: fragment of a collection of tho Sayings 
of Jesus, containing tho introduction and parts of live sayings. 
3rd cent. 9.J in. x 3^ in. On tho verso of a survey-list in 2ud- 
3rd cent, cursive. Separately published by B. P. Grenfell and 
A. S. Hunt, New Sayings of Jesus and Fragment of a Lost Gospel. 
[O.P. 654, with facsimile.] 

Pap. 1532. Ilecto. Epitome of Livy, bks. xxxvii.-xl., xlviii.-lv., in 
Latin. 3rd—4th cent. [O.P. G08, with partial facsimile.] 

Verso. Epistle to the Hebrews, ch. ii. 14-v. 5, x. 8-xi. 13, xi. 28- 
xii. 17. 4th cent. [O.P. 657.] 

Height 10| in. 

Pap. 1533. Fccto. Pindar, Odo and UapOevciov, both now. 1st cont. 
b.c. [O.P. 659, with facsimile.] 

Verso. Epigrams by various authors, somo of thorn new; tho 
names of the authors are given. Late 1st cent. b.c. [O.P. 662.] 
5 in. x 1 ft. 72 in., with some small fragments. 

Pap. 1534. Homer, Iliad, hk. ii., parts of 11. 50-58. Lato 1st cent. b.c. 
3 in. X 2 in. [O.P. 686, with facsimile.] 

Pap. 1535. Homer, Iliad, bk. iii., ends of 11. 185-189, and beginnings 
of 11. 207-216. Late 1st cont. b.c. 3 in. x If in. [O.P. 687, with 

Pap. 1536. noMER, Iliad, bk. xi., parts of 11.172-183. Lato 1st cent. 
b.c. 3£ in. x 1} in. [O.P. 688, with facsimile.] 

Papp. 1537-1544. Miscellaneous documents, official, legal, and 
private, lato 1st cont. b.c.-a.d. 154. Tho following is tho corre¬ 
spondence of the present numbers with thoso of Oxyrhynchu* 
Pajiyri, vol. iv.:— 

Pap- 1537 = O.r. 713 . 

„ 1538 = „ 714 . 

„ 1539 = „ 727 . 

„ 1510 = „ 729 . 

l’ap. 1541 = O.P. 742. 
„ 1542 = „ 784. 

„ 1543 = „ 818. 
„ 1544 = „ 832. 

Pap. 1545. Homer, Iliad, bk. xxii., 449-474. Considerably mutilated. 
3rd cent. 7 in. x 7} in. 

Pap. 1546. (a) Fragment of an oration or orations; portions of tho 
upper part of two columns. 2nd cent. 4 in. x 42 in. 

(b) Xenophon, Memorabilia, iv. 2, 1-4 ; portions of two columns, 
with slight traces of a third. 2nd cent. 5f in. x 4£ in. 

(c) Demosthenes, De Falx. Leg., 4—7, 12-13, probably a leaf of a 
codex (writing both sides). 3rd cont. 5£ in. x 2f in. 

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PAPYRI, 1547-1754. 


Papp. 1547-1551. Documents from Kom Ishgau (Apbrodito), no 
doubt from tbo second find (1905). 0th cent. 

Pap. 1552. Encomiastic poem, in hexameters and in the form of an 
acrostic, on Roman us. Preceding it are the ends of lines of another 
poem. No doubt from Kom Ishgau (<•/. J. Maspero, Byzanlinische 
Zeitschrift , xix. 1-6). Gth cent. 11 ;f in. x 1 ft. in. 

Pap. 1553. Document in shorthand. Byzantine. 8| in. x 1 ft. 

Papp. 1554-1557. Miscellaneous documents of the Ftolemaic period. 

Papp. 1558-1560. Letters from Kurrah b. SharTk to Basilius, from 
Kom Ishgau, the first find (1901). 8th cent. Published in Greek 
Papyri in the British Museum , vol. iv. 

Papp. 1561-1604. Miscellaneous documents of the Roman period. 
Included is:— 

1568 (c). Imperfect leaf of a papyrus codex, cursively written, 
containing iambic lines, apparently from an unknown tragedy. 
Early 3rd cent. 2} in. x 2£ in. 

Pap. 1605 (a, 6, and c). Literary fragments, all small. One in 
hexamoters, another possibly from an oration in a murder case 
(? kJijitci toO <£o[vca>s ?) 1st—2nd cent. 

Papp. 1606-1617. Miscellaneous documents of tlio 4th cent. 

Papp. 1618-1706. Miscellaneous documents of the Byzantine 
period, 6th-7th centt. 

Papp. 1707. Small literary fragment, much damagod, containing 
portions of iambic lines, porhaps tragic. 2nd cent. (?). 5 in. X 

2J in. 

Papp. 1708-1748. Miscellaneous documents, 2nd-7th centt., chiefly 
Byzantino. Included are:— 

1727 verso. Coptic-Greek glossary, very fragmentary. Gth cent. 
1745 verso. Enoomiastic poems, very fragmentary, no doubt from 
Kora Ishgau (see Tap. 1552 above). Gth cent. 

Papp. 1749-1753. Letters from Kurrah b. Sharik to Basilius, from 
Kom Ishgau, tho first find (1901). 8th cent. Published in Greek 
Papyri in Brit. Mus., vol. iv. 

Acquired in 1907. 

Pap. 1754. Conclusion of a contract, containing signatures. From 
Assuan (.Syene). Gth cent. 4} in. x 5j{ in. Transferred from the 
Dept, of Egyptian and A**yrian Antiquities. 

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PAPYRI, 1755-1786. 

Pap. 1755. Fragment containing a portion of a letter, apparently 
forming part of a literary work, perhaps an oration or romance. 
From Assuan. 1st cent. 4^ in. x in. Transferred from the 
Dept, of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities. 

Pap. 1756. Recitation (probably in the form of a petition) of a 
family dispute with regard to certain payments made for the 
support of the parents of the parties, and a consequent claim by one 
of them on the inheritance. Imperfect at beginning and end, but 
containing 247 lines of continuous text, besides fragments. Pro¬ 
bably a. i). 612, at Antinoopolis (?). On the verso a marriage 
contract, at Antinoopolis. 7th cent. 

Papp. 1757-1762. Miscellaneous documents, 2nd-Gth centt. 

Pap. 1763. Fragment of uncertain character, headed by two lines of 
Latin writing. 3rd cent. 4J in. X 3;| in. 

Papp. 1764-1766. Documents of the Gth cent. 

Pap. 1767. Letter, in Latin, apparently from one ecclesiastic to 
another, regarding the misconduct of a colonus of the writer. 
Imperfect. Gth cent. (?). in. x 3^ in. 


Papp. 1768-1773. Miscellaneous documents, 2nd-Gtli centt., includ¬ 
ing some from Kurn Ishgau (socond find). 

Pap. 1774. Small fragment of Latin writing. 3rd cent. (?). Much 
mutilated. 4 in. x 4 in. 

Pap. 1775. 

(a) Fragment of a register. Late 2nd cent. On the verso a 
3rd cent, account, in two hands. in. x 4£ in. 

(b) Fragment of a register. 2nd cent. On the verso, written in 
rough uncials, a portion of a narrative, perhaps a report of legal 
proceedings. 3rd cent. 4 in. x 3j in. 


Papp. 1776,1777. Receipt, letter. 6th, 7th centt. 

Pap. 1778. Small fragment of an accompt, 1st— 2nd cent. On the 
verso portions of seven lines of a prose literary work, narrative or 
rhetorical. 2nd cent. 3£ in. x 4 in. 

Papp. 1779-1785. Miscellaneous documents, 3rd-7th centt., including 
two from Kom Ishgau (second find). 

Pap. 1786. Leather binding of a papyrus codex, backed with papyrus 
containing tr ices of writing, apparently of the 7th cent. G^ in. X 5 in. 

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PAPYKI, 1787-1826. 


Papp. 1787-1820. Miscellaneous documents, all from Syene, A.n. 
549—613. Many of tlie persons who occur, both as principals and 
as witnesses, are soldiers of the numeriu of Syene. 

[No Papyri were acquired in 11*OH.] 

Acquired in 1909. 

[Pap]>. 1821-1841 were presented by the Egypt Exploration Fund. 
They were extracted from papyrus cartonnage obtained by 
Messrs. B. P. Grenfell and A. S. Hunt at llibeh in 1902 and 1903, 
and are published by them in The Hiheh Papyri, part i., 1906. The 
numbers attached to them in this publication are appended to the 
followiug descriptions.] 

Pap. 1821. Epicharmus, part of an introduction to a collection of his 
yvwfiai , perhaps that of Axiopistus. First half of 3rd cent. b.c. 
6g in. X 5^ in. [Hib. 1, with facsimile.] 

Pap. 1822. Seven fragments of a tragedy, possibly the Oenem of 
Euripides. Threo more fragments of the same MS. are in Pap. 688. 
Early 3rd cent. b.c. [Hib. 4, with facsimile of two fragments.] 

Pap. 1823. Six fragments of a comedy, perhaps that on which the 
Aulularia of Plautus is based; assigned by Blass to Philemon. 
Two more fragments of the same MS. are in Pap. 694. "Width of 
column, 5£ in., including about A in. margin. First half of 
3rd cent. b.c. [Hib. 5, with facsimile of part of the largest 

Pap. 1824. Nineteen fragments of a comedy, unidentified. Height 
of papyrus, 5 in.; width of column, about 4£ in., including about 
in. margin. Early 3rd cent. b.c. [Hib. 6, with partial facsimile.] 

Pap. 1825. Oration or rhetorical exercise, dealing with tho political 
situation after the death of Alexander. Original height of 
papyrus, about 8.^- in.; width of column, 2J in., including ^ in. 
margin. First half of 3rd cent. b.c. [Hib. 15, with partial 

Pap. 1826. IIomer, Iliad, bk. iii. 347-356, 383-394; iv. 19-22, 
55-61, 67-72, 80-83, 86-91, 98-102; v. 525-532, 796-803. 

Pap. 689(5) is another fragment of tho same MS., containing 
iv. 109-113. Only a few letters of each line are preserved. First 
half of 3rd cent. B.C. [Hib. 20, with partial facsimile.] 

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PAPYRI, 1827-1848. 

Pap. 1827. ITomkr, Iliad, bk. viii. 17-22, 24-32, 38-73, 180-184, 
187-190, 203-200, 216-221, 256-258. Pup. 689 (a) is another 
fragment of tho same MS., containing 11. 249-253. In most cases 
only a few lettors of each lino are preserved. Early 3rd cent. b.c. 
[Hib. 21, with partial facsimile.] 

Papp. 1828-1841. Miscellaneous documents, b.c. 285-b.c. 222. Tho 
following is tho correspondence of the present numbers with those 
of llibch Papyri :— 

Pap. 1828 = 

Bib. 30. 

„ 1829 = 

,, 51. 

„ 1830 = 

„ G7. 

„ 1831 = 

„ 80. 

„ 1832 = 

„ 82. 

„ 1833 = 

,, 84. 

„ 1834 = 

.. 85. 

Pap. 1835 = 

Bib. 90. 

„ 1830 = 

,, 92. 

„ 1837 = 

» 104. 

„ 1838 = 

„ 100 . 

„ 1839 = 

m 145. 

„ 1840 = 

,, 150. 

„ 1841 = 

„ 171. 

[Tho following two papyri were presented by tho Egypt Explor¬ 
ation Fund. They were obtained by Messrs. 13. P. Grenfell and 
A. S. Hunt during their excavations at Oxyrhynchus, and are 
published by them in The Oxyrhynchus Papyri , part v., 1908. Tho 
numbors attached to them in theso volumes are appended to tho 
following descriptions.] 

Pap. 1842. Findar, Paeans: A long but much mutilated roll, with 
many small fragments. Nino Paeans are represented, with scholia. 
Height of the papyrus, 71 in. Early 2nd cent. On tho recto , a 
list of names of persons, end of 1st cent. [O.P. 841, with partial 

Pap. 1843. History of Greece, variously attributed to Cratippus, 
Theopompus, or Androtion. Tho portion preserved rolates to tho 
years b.c. 396 and 395. 21 columns arc preserved, in whole or in 

part. Height of tho papyrus, 8J in. 2nd-3rd cont. On tho recto , 
a land-survey register. [O.P. 842, with partial facsimile.] 

Papp. 1844-1846. Miscellaneous fragments, 4th-6th centt. Trans¬ 
ferred from the Oriental Department. 

[No new Papyri woro acquired in 11)10. The follow in p were acquired with 
earlier collections, but had not hitherto received numbers.J 

Pap. 1847. Three small vellum fragments, containing portions of 
prose literary works, two (from tho same MS.) historical. 4th-5th 

Pap. 1848. r I 'hrek fragments, 7th—8th centt., one in a hand very 
similar to those of the letters of Kurrah b. Sharlk ~cf. 1558-1560], 
perhaps from tho same collection. 

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PAPYRI, 1849-1872. 


Pap. 1849. Two fragments, much mutilated, of a codex containing a 
theological work, apparently a commentary, with many scriptural 
quotations. 6th or 7th cent. 

Papp. 1850-1858. Miscellaneous documents, 2nd-6th centt. 

Pap. 1859. Small scraps from codices of literary or theological 
works, 5th—7th centt. 

Pap. 1860. Acknowledgement of a loan of com. Gth cent. 5^ in. x 
2$ in. 

Pap. 1861. Recto , small portion of an accompt, 7th cent.; verso , part 
of a protocol of tho “ Byzantino ” typo. 11 £ in. X 2^ in. 

Pap. 1862. Seven small literary fragments, 2nd-5th contt. Two 
contain small portions of Iliad , i. 608—611, ix. 300—317. 

Papp. 1863-1867. Miscellaneous documents, 3rd-8th centt. One 
(1864; mentioning Palas, probably from the “ papers of Heroninus ” 
(r/*. Com pare tti, Papin Fiorentini , ii. fuse. 2). 

Pap. 1868. Two fragments, very imperfect, of a bilingual (GreeJc and 
Latin ) document, apparently a report of a law-case concerning tax- 
payments by a monastery. 6tli cent. 

Papp. 1869-1872. Miscellaneous documents, 7th and 8th centt. 

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The following is a catalogue of facuiiuiloe which hare been acquired by the 
Department of MSS. duriug HIOC-IDIO. Uupubliahcd reproductions are 
marked with an asterisk. 

5 ( continuation ). Greek Papyri : Atlas to accompany Catalogue of 
Greek Papyri in the British Museum, ed. F. G. Kenyon and II. I. 
Bell. Yol. III. 1907. 100 plates. (Cf. Cat. of Additions, 1900— 

1905, p. 446.) 

65. Psalter and Hours executod before 1270, probably for Isabelle of 
France, now in the collection of II. Yates Thompson. Described 
by *S. C. Cockerell. 1905. Presented by H. Yates Thompson, 

66. Dioscoridss : Codex Aniciae Julianao picturis illustratus 
(Vienna, Hofbibl., Cod. Med. Gr. I [formerly 5], early 6th cent.). 
Ed. A. de Premerstein, C. Wesseley, J. Mantuani. 2 parts. 

1906. (S. do Vries, Codices yraeei et latini , etc., tom. x.) 

67. 68. Transferred to the l)ept. of Printed Books. 

69. IIistoire des Francs de Gregoiro de Tours, MS. de Beauvais. 
(Paris, Bibl. Nat. reduced reproduction of the 6th cent, uncial 
MS. lat. 17654, ed. II. Omont). [1906.] 

70. Gormond et Isembart (Brussels, Bibl. Boyale, MS. II. 181), cd. 
A. Bayot (fragmentary French epic poem, 13th cent.). Publ. 
de la Bevue des Bibl. et Archives de Belgique, no. 2, 1906. 

71. Uomeui lliadis l’ictae fragmenta Ambrosiana (the 3rd? cent. MS. 
at Milan, F. 205 inf.), ed. A. M. Ceriani et A. Patti. 1905. 

72 (1). Virgil: Fragments et Ficturae Vorgiliana (Cod. Vat. 3225, 
4tli? cent.). 1899. ( Codices e Yaticanis select i, phototypice 

expressi, Vol. I.) 

72 (2). Virgil: Picturae, ornaments, complura scripturao specimina 
codicis Yaticani 3867 (Codex Komanus, 5th or 6th cent.). 
1902. 35 plates. {Ibid., Yol. II.) 

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72 (3). Illuminated Pontifical : Lo Miniature del I’ontificale Otto- 
boniano (Cod. Vat. Ottob. 501). 15 plates of 15th cent. 

Italian miniatures. 1903. (Ibid., Vol. III.) 

72 (4). Bibliorum SS. Graecorum Codex Vatieanus (Cod. B, Cod. 

Vat. 1209). 4 tom. 1904-1907. (Ibid., Vol. IV.) 

72 (5). Book of Joshua : II Rotulo di Giosuis (Cod. Vat.-Palat. gr. 

431). 15 plates of drawings (4 in colours), 7th or 

8th cent. (?), with descriptions. 2 parts. 1905. (Ibid., 

Vol. V.) 

72 (G). Pktrxrch: L’ Originalo del Canzoniere di Francesco Tetrarca 
(Cod. Vat. lat. 3195), circ. 1368. 1905. (Ibid., Vol. VI.) 

72 (7). M. Cornhli i Frontonis alioruiuqno reliquiae (Coil. Vat. 

5750). Palimpsest, 4th—7th centt. 1906. (Ibid., Vol. VII.) 
72 (8). Menologion: II Monologio di Basilio II. (Cod. 1613). 

Greek MS. of lOth-llth cent., with miniatures. 2 parts 
(description and plates). 1907. (Ibid., Vol. VIII.) 

72 (9). Cassii Dionis Cocceiani Ilistoriarum Romanarum libb. 

i, xxix., lx xx. quae supersunt (Cod. Vat. gr. 1288), ed. P. 
Franclii de’Cavalieri. 5th cent. 1908. (Ibid., Vol. IX.) 
72 (10). Le Miniature della Topographia Christiana di Cosma 
Indicopleuste (Cod. Vat. gr. 699), ed. Cosimo Stori ajolo. 
9th cent. G4 plates (one in colour). 1908. (Ibid., Vol. X.) 

73. Miniature della Bibbia Cod. Vat. Regin. grcco 1 o del Salterio 
Cod. Vat.-Palat. greco 381. Circ. 10th and I2th-13th contt. 
18 + 4 plates. 1905. (Milan, Collczione Palcograjiea Vaticana, 
fasc. I.) 

74. Josephus: Lc s Antiquitcs jndaiquos et le point re Jean Foucquet. 
By P. Durrieu. With 25 plates from Bibl. Nat. MSS. funds 
franc?. 247 and fonds franc?, nouv. aeq. 21013; of the 15th cent. 

75. Psautier Illustre (xiii* siecle). Reproduction des 107 miniatures 
dn MS. lat. 8846 de la Bibl. Nat. Ed. II. Omont. [1906.] 
(Bibl. Nat. reduced reproduction.) 

76. Miracles de Notre Dame: Reproduction des 59 miniaturesdu MS. 
franc?. 9198, et des 73 min. du 9199 (a.d. 1456). Ed. H. Omont. 
2 vols. [19C6.] (Same series.) 

77. Gr Andes Chroniques de France, enluminees par Jean Foucquot. 
Reproduction des 51 miniatures du MS. franc?. 6165. Ed. II. 
Omont. [1906.] (Same series.) 

78. Missal: II Messale miniato del Card. N. Roselli (Turin, Bil-l. 

Naz., MS. D. i. 21). 134 platosof 14th cent. Spanish illuminations. 

1906. (Reg. Accad.delle Scienze di Torino.) 

79. Lks Petites Prieres de Reneo do Franco (Modena, Bibl. 

Estense, MS. lat. 614). 38 pages of early 16th cent. French 

illumination, etc. 1907. 

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80. Paris, Biblioth^que Nationals: Facsimiles do Manuscrits Grecs, 
Latins et Fran^ais du V® au XIV® sieclo exposes danB la Galorio 
Mazarine. 40 plates on roduced scale. [1006.] 

81. Josephus: Antiquites et Guerro des Juifs de Jos^pho (Bibl. 
Nat. MSS. frang. 247 et nouv. acq. 21013). Ed. II. Oinont. 
25 miniatures (of. no. 74, above). [1906.] (Bibl. Nat., reduced 

82. Album do Villard do Honnocourt, architecte du XIII® sieclo (Bibl. 
Nat. MS. fran^. 19093). Ed. II. Oinont. 6G pages. [1906.] 
(Same series, but larger format.) 

83. Livre d’Heures de Henri II. ( Bibl. Nat. MS. lat. 1429). Ed. 
II. Omont. 17 miniatures, 16th cent. [1906.] (Samo series.) 

84. Vie et Histoire de St. Denys (Bibl. Nat. MS. fran<;. nouv. acq. 
1098). Ed. II. Omont. 30 miniatures, a.d. 1250. [1906.] (Same 

85. Illuminated MSS.: British Museum. Reproductions from illu¬ 
minated MSS. Throe Series, each of 50 plates. 1907-1908. 
(British Museum Publication.) 

86. La Cit£ de I)ieu do St. Augustin de la Bibl. do MAcon. Reproduc¬ 
tion and description of 3 miniatures, 15th cent., ed. L. Lex. 1906. 

87. Valerius Maximus: Miniatures of the school of Jeau Fouquct 
(Brit. Mus. llarl. MSS. 4374, 4375). Ton plates (one in colours) 
of 15th cent. French miniatures, reproduced for H. Yates 
Thompson; with introd. by G. F. Warner. 1907. 

*88. Philip Henslowe: Photographs chiefly from his Diary (Dulwich 
MS. VII.) of 16th-17th centt. 1907. Presented by W. W. Grey , 
Esq., Litt.D. 

89. P£trakquB y Vie do Cesar. Reproduction du MS. autographo 
(Bibl. Nat. MS. lat. 5784). Ed. L. Dorez. 1906. 

90. Chaucer: Autotypes of 15th cent. MSS. 30 plates issued by tho 
Chaucer Society, ed. F. J. Furnivall. 1877. 

91. Strassburo : Ilandschriftonprobou des sechzehnton Jahrhunderts 
nach Strassburger Originalon, von J. Ficker und O. Winckelmann- 
102 plates of letters of local oflicials and celebrities, including 
Reformers and scholars. 2 vols. 1902 and 1905. 

92. Ditto. Kleiuo Ausgabo. 35 plates. 1906. 

93. Livy : Frammonti d’ un Livio del V. secolo (Cod. Vat. lat. 

10696). Ed. M. Vattasso. 3 plates. 1906. (Studi e Testi , 18.) 

94. Greek Bible: 11 Codice Purpureo di Rossano (Cod. 2 of Gospels) 
o il Frammento Sinoponse (S. Matt., vii. 7-xxiv. 12, Bibl. 
Nat. sup. gr. 1286). Ed. A. Munoz. 23 platos (16 colourod) 
of 6th cent, miniatures. 1907. 

95. Codici Bobbiesi della Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria di 
Torino. Ed. C. Cipolla. 2 parts (text and 90 plates). 1907. 
(Milan, Collczionc Paleoyrajica Bobbiese, Vol. I.) 

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96. IIoutulus Animae (Cod. Bibl. Pal. Vindob. 2706). Photo¬ 
mechanical facsiinilo reproductions by tho Imp. and Roj\ Court 
and State Printing Office, Vienna; ed. F. Dornhoffer. Many 
coloured plates of early 16th cent. Flomish illumination. 
1907, etc. In progress. 

97. IIermas : Facsimiles of tho Athos fragments of the Shepherd of 
Ilermas ( circ . loth cent.), photographed and transcribed by 
Kirsopp Lake. 12 plates. 1907. 

98. Speculum IIumanae Salvationis : Reproductions from a Munich 
MS. (lat. 146) and other sources, ed. J. Lutz and P. Perdrizet, 
with notes on Alsatian art of 14th cent. 2 vols. (text, and 
140 plates). 1907-1909. 

99. Terentius : Album Torentianum, ed. J. van Wageningen. 
Lithographic reproductions of pictures in Cod. Ambrosianus 
(II. 75 inf., from Do Vries’ facsimile), 10th cent., and Cod. 
Parisinus (Bibl. Nat. MS. lat. 7899), 9th cent. 1907. 

100. Livre des Merveilles: Marco Polo, etc. (Bibl. Nat. MS. fran?. 
2810). Preface by H. Omont. 265 miniatures of late 14th cent. 
French execution. 2 vols. [1907.] (Bibl. Nat. reduced reprod.) 

101. Terentius: Comedios do Terence. Reproduction des 151 dessins 
du MS. lat. 7899 de la Bibl. Nat. Preface by II. Omont. [ 1907.] 
(Same series.) 

102. Heures d’Anne de Bretagne. Reproduction r&luito des 63 
peintures du MS. lat. 9474. Preface by II. Omont. Early 
16th cent. French miniatures. [1907.] (Samo series.) 

103. Le Roman de Fauvel: reproduction photographiquo du MS. 
frau§. 146 do la Bibl. Nat. do Paris. Ed. Pierre Aubry. Early 
14th cent. MS. with miniatures (Fronch) in text, and motets 
and other music interspersed. 1907. 

104. Taciti Germania et Dialogue de oratoribus et Suetonii De viris 

illustribus fragmentum (Leyden, Codex Perizonianus xvm 
Q. 21), a.d. 1460. Ed. G. Wissowa. 1907. (S. do Vries, Coiliccs 

graeci et latini, etc., Suppl. IV.) 

105* Livivs: Codex Vindob. lat. 15; ed C. Wesscly. 6th cent. MS. 
of libb. xli. 9-xlv. 44. 1907. (Ibid., tom. XI.) 

* 106. Love Feigned and Unfeigned : a fragment of a morality written 
[in an early 17th cent, hand] in a copy of J. Horolt, Sermones 
Discipuli, Strassburg, 1492, Brit. Mus. ib. 2172. Four photo¬ 
graphs. Presented by IF. IF. Greg, Esq., Litt.I). 

107. The Gouleston Psalter, early 14th cent., in tho library of 
C. W. Dyson Perrins, described by S. C. Cockorell, 1907. 
Presented by G. IF. Dyson Perrins, Esq. 

*108. Prayer Book, “probably tho work, about 1496, of Gerard 
David” of Bruges. 23 photographs. Presented by Mr. IF. A. 
While of Neic York. 

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109. Hisioire Romaine de Titc-Live: reproduction reduito du MS. 
en onciale, lat. 5730 de la Bibl. Nat. Ed. II. Omont. 4 vols. 
[1908.] (Bibl. Nat. reduced reproduction.) 

110. Portraits des Rois de France du Recueil de Joan du Tillot 
(Bibl. Nat. MS. fran^. 2848, a.d. 1566). Ed. II. Omont. Reduced 
reproduction of 32 miniatures. [1908.] (Same series.) 

111. Surgery : Collection de Ohirurgiens grocs avec dessins attribues 
au Primatice; reproduction reduito des 200 dessins (circ. 1542) 
du MS. lat. 0866 de la Bibl. Nat. Ed. II. Omont. [1908.] 
(Same series.) 

112. Terentius : Le Terence des Dues (Paris, Bibl. do l’Arsenal, 
MS. 664). Ed. H. Martin. 37 plates (one in colour) of French 
miniatuies of late 14th or early 15th cent. 1907. 

113. Book of Hours: Thirty-two miuiatures from the Book of Hours 

of Joan II., Queen of Navarre, a MS. of tho 14th ceDt. Pre¬ 
sented to tho Roxburgho Club by Henry Yates Thompson (tho 
owner of the MS.). 2 parts (description and illustrations). 


114. Illuminated MSS.: Les Manuscrits a peintures do la Biblio- 
theque do Lord Leicester a Ilolkhaui Hall, Norfolk. Par Leon 
Dorez. 60 plates. 1908. 

115. Greek Bible: Evangiles avoc peintures byzantines duXI e siecle; 
reproduciion des 361 miniatures du MS. grec 74 de la Bibl. 
Nat. Ed. H. Omont. 2 vols. [1908.] (Bibl. Nat. reduced 

116. Lucretius: Codex Vossianus Oblongus (Leyden Univ., Cod. 
Yoswianus Lat. F. 30), 9th cent., ed. E. Chatelain. 1908. 
(S. de Vries, Codices graeci et latini , etc., tom. xii.) 

117. Palaeography: Album belgo do Paleographio, par J. Van den 
Gheyn. 32 plates of MSS., 7th—16th centt. 1908. 

118. Book of Hours: Le Livre d’lleures do Philippe de Cleves et do 
la Marck, seigneur de Ravt stein (Brussels, Palais d’Arenberg, 
MSS. 71 and 72), par E. Laloire. 2 plates of 15th cent. 
Flemish miniatures. 1906. 

119. Book of Hours: Ileuros dites do Henri IV., reproduction reduito 
des 60 peintures du MS. lat. 1171 do la Bibl. Nat. Ed. 
C. Couderc. French MS. of late 15th cent. [1908.] (Bibl. 
Nat. reduced reproduction.) 

120. Mf.rovisgian Kings: Les Diplomes origiuaux des Merovingiens. 
Ed. P. Lauer and C. Samaran, with pref. by M. Prou. 48 plates 
of documents of 7th and 8th centt., on parchment and papyrus, 
chiefly in tho Archives Nationalcs at Paris. 1908. 

121. Platonis Codex Farisinus A. (Euvres philosophiques de 
Platon. Ed. IT. Omont. Full-size reproduction of Bibl. Nat. MS. 
grec 1807, lute 9th cent. 2 vols. 1908. 

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122. Mortuary Roll : Rouleau Mortuaire du B. Vital, Abbe 
de Savigni, con tenant 207 titres ecrits en 1122—1123 dans 
differentes de France et d’Angleterre (Paris, Musee 
des Archives Nat.), aveo introd. par L. Delisle. 40 plates. 

123. Irish MS.: Rawlinson B. 502 (Oxford, Bodl. Libr.). Pieces 
in prose and verse in the Irish Language, compiled during 
the 11th and 12th centuries. Ed. Kuno Meyer. 1909. 

124. Gaius: Gai Codex Rescriptus (Verona, Bibl. Capitolare, XV. 
(13)), 5th cent.; with writings of St. Jerome, etc., 8th cent., 
superscribed. 1909. 

125. S. Isidore: Isidori Etymologiae (Madrid, Bibl. Nac., MS. Tol. 

15, 8), 8th cent. Ed. R. Beer. 1909. (S. do Vries, Codices 

graeci et latini, etc., tom. xiii.) 

126. Palaeography: Album Palaeographicum, ed. S. do Vries. 54 
plates (4th-15th centt.) selected from those already published in 
Codices graeci et latini. 1909. 

127. Slavonic Gospels. £vangeliairo ancien serbo du Prince 
Miroslav. Reproduction, by Alexander I., King of Servia, of 
a 12th cent, ornamented MS. in the palace at Belgrade. 
Ed L. StojanoviiS. 1897. 

128. Alpertus Mettensis, De Diversitate Temporum, etc. (Hannover, 

Konigl. Bibl., cod. 712 a ), 10th—11th centt. Ed. Dr. C. Pijnacker 
llordijk. 1908. (S. de Vries, Codices graeci et latini, etc., 

Suppl. V.) 

129. Greek Bible: Miniatures de l’Octateuque grec de Smyrna 
(MS. de l’Ecole £vang6lique de Smyme). Ed. D.-C. Ilesseling. 
Reproduction of 334 Byzantine miniatures probably executed 
in the 12th cent. 1909. (Ibid., Suppl. VI.). 

130. Bohemia : Acta Regum Bohemiae, ed. G. Friedrich. Fasc. I. 

Reproduction of 14 charters, 1130-1207. 1908. In progress. 

131. Code Tu£odosikn, livres vi.-viii. : reproduction reduito du MS. 
en onciale lat. 9643 de la Bibl. Nat. (5th or 6th cent.). Ed. 
II. Omont. [1909.] (Bibl. Nat. reduced reproduction.) 

132. Psautier de Paul III.: reproduction des peinturos etdes initiates 
du MS. lat. 8880 de la Bibl. Nat. Ed. L. Dorez. MS. executed 
in Italy in 1542, and attributed to Vinconzio Raimondo. [1909.] 
(Bibl. Nat. full-size reproduction.) 

133. Milton : Facsimile of the Manuscript of Milton’s Minor Poems 
preserved in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. Ed. 
W. A. Wright, with transcript. 1899. 

134. Greek Bible: Codex Alexandrinus (Brit. Mus., Royal MSS. 
1 D. v.-viii.) in reduced photographic facsimile. Now Testa¬ 
ment and Clementine Epistles. Ed. F. G. Kenyon. 1909. 
(British Museum Publication .) 

mss. 1906— 1910. v 

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135. Portraits: Album de Portraits d’apres los collections du 
Departement des Manuscrits (de la Bibl. Nat., Paris), par 
C. Couderc. 167 plates depicting royal and celebrated person¬ 
ages, 9th-17tk centt. [1909.] (Bibl. Nat. reproduction.) 

136 (1). Psautikr de Saint Louis et de Blanche de Castille (Bibl. de 

l’Arsenal MS. 1186). Ed. H. Martin. 50 plates of French 
miniatures, early 13th cent. [1909.] (Les Joyaux de 
VArsenal, I.) 

136 (2). Le Romulkcn (Bibl. de Y Arsenal MS. 667). Ed. H. Martin. 

40 plates of Italian illumination, late 15th cent. [1910.] 
Les Joyaux de VArsenal, II.) 

137. Livrede la CiiAasE par Gaston Phebus: reproduction reduite des 
87 miniatures du MS. fran^. 616 de la Bibl. Nat. Ed. C. Couderc. 
French, early 15th cent. [1909.] (Bibl. Nat. reduced re¬ 

138. Le Breviaire de Philippe i.e Bon (Brussels, Bibl. roy. de Belg., 
MSS. 9511 and 9026). Ed. J. Van den Gheyn. 61 plates of 
French or Flemish work, 15th cent. 1909. 

139. Illuminated MSS.: British Museum. Reproductions from 

Illuminated MSS. Three Series, each of 50 plates. Second 
Edition. 1910. ( British Museum Publication.) 

140. Codice Paleoorafico Lombardo. Ed. G. Bonolli. Documents 
before a.d. 1000 existing in Lombardy. Part I., 8th cent. 
23 plates of reproductions, with transcripts. 1908. In 

141. Irjsii-Latin Bible: Epistolae Beati Pauli glosatae glosa infer- 
lineali (Wurzburg, Univ. -Bibl., MS. Mp. th. f. 12), ed. 
L. C. Stern. 72 pages of reproduction of an 8th cent. MS. 1910. 

142. Anonymk de Cordoue, Chronique rimee des derniers Rois de 

Toledo et de la Conqudte de I’Espagne par les Arabes. Par Lo 
Pere J. Tailhan. With facsimiles, including 8 plates of a 10th 
cent. Visigothic MS. (Acad, do l’Hist. de Madrid) and 10 plates 
of a 14th cent. MS. (Bibl. de l’Arsenal, fonds lat. 982). 1885. 

143. William of Jumieges: Materiaux pour l’edition do Guillaume de 
Jumieges prepares par Jules Lair, avec une preface et notes 
par L. Delisle. With facsimiles from various 12tli cent. MSS. 
of Ordericus Vitalis, etc. 1910. 

144. Tibullus, etc.: Tibulli carmina, Sapphus Epistula Ovidiana 

(Wolfenbiittel, MS. 2829 [82. 6 Aug.]), 15th cent., ed. F. Leo. 
1910. (S. de Vries, Codices gracci et latini, etc., tom. xir.) 

145. Palaeography: Monumenta Palaeographica Vindobonensia. Ed. 

R. Beer. Lief. I. Facsimiles of a Latin papyrus of St. 
Hilary (Vienna, Hofbibl., cod. 2160*), 6th cent., and of tho 
Golden Psaltor of C’karlemagno (ibid. cod. 1861). 1910. In 


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146. Rome. Antike Bilder aus Romischen ITandschriften. Ed. 

R. Engelmann. Reproductions of copies of Roman mosaics, 
etc., from various MSS., chiefly of the 18th cent. 29 plates. 
1909. (S. de Vries, Codices graeci et latini , etc., Suppl. VII.) 

147. Galknus: Miniaturen der lateinischen Galenos-IIandscbrift 
(Dresden, Kgl. Oeffentl. Bibl., Db 92—93). Ed. E. C. van Leersum 
and W. Martin. 116 French miniatures, late 15th cent., repro¬ 
duced on 21 plates (3 coloured). 1910. (Ibid., Suppl. VIII.) 

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A — (Rev. F—). Letter to W. Windham, 
1804, 37882, f. 71. 

A — (R—). Letter to J. Robiuson, 1783. 
37335, f. 201. 

Abbot (Charles), lsf Baron Colchester. 
Letter to M. Berry, 1822. 37726, f. 166. 

Abbot (Charles), 2 nd Baron Colchester , 
CapL R.N. Biographical notes, 1844. 
38041, f. 294. 

Abbotsbury, co . Dors . Plan of earth* 

. works at the Castle, 1900. 37784, f. 15. 

Abbotsford, co. Roxburgh . Photo¬ 

graphs, etc., of sculptured stone and 
cross-slab from Woodwray, now at, 19th 
cent. 37555, ff. 401, 633; 37561, nos. 

Abbotsley, CO. Hunt . Church-bell in¬ 
scriptions. 37441, no. 1. 

Abbott (Edward). Appointment as 
Deputy Judge Advocate of Van Diemen’s 
Land, 1815. 37840, f. 126. 

Abbott ( Comin. Jonas Archer), R.X. 
Biographical notes, 1844-1845. 38039, 

ff. 1-7. 

Abdon, Pasha . Correspondence with 
IUklkjan Bey, 1853. Fr. 37462, 
f. 556. 

Abdon Bnrf, on Broken Clcc Hill , co. 
Salop . Plan of earthworks at, 1896. 
37678, f. 11. 

Abdy, Pasha. Letter to Htfktfkyan 
Bey, 1852. Fr. 37459, f. 53. 

Abdy (Anne), wife of Sir W. Abdy , and 
(1816) of Lord C. Bentinck. Letters to 
Lord Wellesloy, her father, [1815?]. 
37315, ff. 164, 166. 

- Counsels’ opinions on her relations 

with Lord W. C. A. Caveudish Bentinck, 
1815. 37315, ff. 195-200. 

r. also Wellesley and Bentinck. 

Abercar, co. Brecon. Engraving, etc., 
of inscribed stone at, 19th cent. 37582, 
f. 19. 

Abercorn, co. Linlithgow. Drawings, 
etc., of cross-shaft and sculptuied stones 
at, 19th cent. 37555, f. 715 ; 37562, 
nos. 40-50. 

AberCOwin, co. Carm. Rubbing of 
Norman font at, 19th cent. 37609, 
no. 35. 

Abercrombie, CO. Fife. Drawings of 
sculptured stone at, 19th cent. 37555, 
f. 329. 

Abercromby (James), Master of the 
Mint. Letter to, from D. O’Connell, 
1834. 38080, f. 64. 

Abercromby (Sir Ralph), K.B. Let¬ 
ter to, from W. Windham, 1795. Copy. 
37875, f. 221. 

- Extracts from dispatches, 1796. 

37903, ff. 74, 74 b. 

- Distribution of his forces in the 

W. Indies, etc., 1797. 37903, ff. 195, 


Aberdeen, County of. Engravings, 
etc., of sculptured and symbol stones in, 
19th cent. 37555, f. 1 ; 37556, nos. 

. 1-17; 37571, f. 26; 37572, nos. 1-50. 

Aberdeen, Earl of. v. Hamilton-Gordon 

Aberdour, CO. Fife. Engraving of 
the Castle, 19th cent. 37626, f. 518. 

Aberfeldy, CO. Perth. Photographs, 
etc., of stone circle, etc., near, 19th cent. 
37539, f. 331; 37542, f. 557. 

Abergavenny, CO. Monm. Engraving, 
etc., of Roman vessel at, 19th cent. 
37596, f. 557. 

Abergele, CO. Dcnb. Engravings of 
Roman vessels at, 19th cent. 37596, 
f. 408. 

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Aberl&dy, co. Haddington. Engrav¬ 
ings, etc., of sculptured stones at, 19th 
cent. 37555, f. 636; 37562, nos. 1-4. 

Aberlemno, co. Forfar . Drawings, 
etc., of sculptured and symbol stones at, 
19th cent. 37555, f. 406 ; 37560, nos. 
1-19; 37571, f. 226 ; 37574, no. 1. 

Abernethy, CO . Perth. Drawings, etc., 
of sculptured and symbol stones at, 
19th cent. 37563, f. 19; 37565, nos. 
1-3 ; 37574, no. 31. 

. Engravings, etc., of Ogham in¬ 

scription at, 19th cent. 37587, f. 365. 

Aberthun, near Cambridge, co. Glam. 
Engravings of old house at, 19th cent. 
37626, f. 382. 

Aberystwyth, CO. Card. Engraving, 
etc., of Roman vessel, 19th cent. 37596, 

I. 557. 

Abingdon, CO. Berks. Engraving of 
old chimney at the Abbey, 19th cent. 
37627, f. 241. 

Abingdon, Earl of. t. Bertie (James). 

Abingdon (Stephen de), Mayor of 
London. Ordinance by, 1315-1316, 
concerning corn, 14th cent. Fr. 37791, 
f. 14. 

Abington, co. Northt. Drawing of the 
church, 1807-1812. 37413, f. 19. 

Abington, Little, co. Camb. Church- 
bell inscriptions. 37426, no. 4. 

Aboukir Bay, Battle of. Design for 
a ring to commemorate, by the Comte 
de Cely, 1798. 37866, f. 41. 

Aboyne, CO. Aberdeen. Photographs, 
etc., of sculptured cross and stone at, 
19th cent. 37555, f. 2; 37556, no. 1. 

- Engravings, etc., of Ogham in¬ 
scription at the Castle, 19th cent. 
37587, ff. 169, 288. 

Abro (Abram). Letters to H^k^kyan 
Bey, 1848. Ital. 37462, ff. 157-159, 
164, 167, 169, 181, 190, 194, 219. 

Absolon (Lieut. William), Jt.N. Bio¬ 
graphical notes, 1844. 38039, ff. 8-12. 

Abthorpe, CO. Northt. Drawing of 
the church, 1807-1812. 37411, f. 103. 

Abul Has8an, Mirza y Persian Envoy 
in London . Letters relating to his 
mission, 1809, 1810. 37285, ff. 196- 


-- Correspondence with Lord Welles¬ 
ley, 1809-1811. 37285, ff. 211, 254. 

Acapulco, Mexico. Chart of the coast 
and harbour, by C. Dominguez, 1759. 
38076, E. 10. 

Accompts. Royal wardrobe accompts, 
1299, 1306. 37654, 37655. 

- Wardrobe accompt of Princes 

Thomas and Edmund, 1305. 37656. 

- Payments for French wars, 1372— 

1374. 37494. 

.-- Earl of Bedford, as Ambassador to 

France, 1561. 37999, f. 2. 

- Paybook for work on the Star 

Chamber and Westminster Hall, 1564. 
38091, f. 91. 

- Accompts of the Tellers of the 

Exchequer, etc., 1636, 1662-1684. 


- Levies and subscriptions for Yaxley, 

co. Suff, 1643-1668. 37679. 

- W. Derby, as Remembrancer of 

First Fruits, 1645-1649. 37652. 

- Bill delivered to Lord Gerard, 

1667. 37998, f. 170. 

- Sir P. Wyche, as Resident at Ham¬ 
burg, 1679-1681. 37982, f. 1. 

_Pipe-roll acquittance to R. Duke, 

as sheriff of co. Devon, 1680. 37537. 

.- Lord Middleton, as Envoy at 

Vienna, 1681. 37990, f. 27. 

- R. Hill, as Envoy to the Duke of 

Savoy, 1703-1715. 37529, ff. 91 b-105. 

- Col. R. Townshend’s regiment, 

1706-1708. 37637. 

- Drafts for foreign corps, 1794. 

37851, f. 202. 

.- Fabric-accompt of the cathedral of 

Troyes, 1410-1411. Fr. 37676. 

.- The fraternity of SS. Fabian and 

Sebastian in St. Botolph’s, Aldersgate, 
1432-1456. 37664, ff. 24, 90. 

.- Compotus-book of St. Mary’s 

Guild, Boston, co. Line., 1514-1525. 
Eg. 2886. 

-- Domestic accompts, 1652-1699. 

37679, ff. 2 b, 3 b, 4 b, 5 b, 6, 26 b-38 b. 

- Sir R. Southwell, 1662- 1689. 

38015, ff. 62 b, 153, 158, 160, 175, 176, 
272, 292, 337. 

- Accompts of the Wyndham family 

at Cowbridge, etc., 1709-1715. 37425, 

ff. 149-155. 

- College bill, Queens’ Coll., Cam¬ 
bridge, 1727-1734. 37682, f. 179. 

- Ledger-book of J. Bentham, 1731— 

1733. 37336, f. 1. 

- Election expenses at Tamworth, 

1741. 37636, ff. 31-38. 

- Earl of Northampton, 1744-1754. 


■— Rental of J. Bentham, 1785-1792. 
37336, f. 64 b. 

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Accompts (continued). Dinner-accompts 
of the 44 King of Clubs/’ 1799-1823. 

37337, passim. 

v. also Secret Service. 

Accuan, co. Carlow. Plans of dolmen, 
19th cent. 37539, f. 378. 

Achanloch, t* Lathcron , co. Caithness. 
Drawing, etc., of stone circle at, 18/1, 
n. d. 37333, f. 23; 37334, f. 12; 
37335, f. 6. 

Ache son (Hon. Archibald), M.P., 2nd 
Eurl of Gosford (1807). Letter to, 
from W. Windham, 1806. 37884, f. 169. 

Achmuty (Lieut. Robert Ross), B.N. 
Note of his death, 1844. 38039, f. 14. 

Aclmabreck, CO. Argyll. Rubbings of 
stones at, 19th cent. 37543, nos. 4-34. 

Achvarasdale, in 7? eay , CO. Caithness* 
Plans of brough at, 1871. 37335, f. 10. 

__ Notes on graves at, late 19th cent. 

37333, f. 24. 

Ackerley (Lieut. Charles Henry), R.N. 
Note concerning, circ. 1844. 38039, f. 13. 

Ackers (James). Correspondence with 
W. Windham, 1795. 37874, ff. 261-266. 

Ackworth, CO. York. Drawing of the 
church, etc., 1809. 37803, ff. 60, bl. 

Aconbury, CO. Hcrcf. Plan of earth¬ 
works at, 190o. 37650, f. 12. 

A’Court (Sir William), K.B ., Baron 
ffcytcsbut'y (1828). Letter to, as Am¬ 
bassador to Spain, from Q. Canning, 
1824. 37294, f. 143. 

Acton, CO. Chest. Drawing of Norman 
sculpture at, 19th cent. 3/bll,no. 1. 

Acton, co. Midd. Plan of earthworks 
at the Moated Field in, 1890, 1900. 
37973, f. 38. 

Acton, w* North Lydbury, co. Salop . 
Plan of earthworks at, 1906. 37678, f. 99. 

Acton Burnell, CO. Salop. Sketch of 
Norman font at, 19th ceut. 37608, f. 76. 

Acton (Sir John Francis Edward), 6th 
Bart y Prime Minister of Naples. Letter 
to, from Sir A. J. Ball, 1803. Copy. 
37268, f. 30. 

_. Interrogatories put to the King of 

Naples and Sicily, 1806. 37852, f. 166. 

- Letter to Sir W. Sidney Smith, 
1806. Copy. 37852, f. 178. 

Acuna Carillo (Alfonso de), Archbishop 
of Toledo (1446-1482). Arms of (?), 
late 15th cent. 38037, ff. 1, 3. 

Adair (Sir Robert), K.C.B . (1809). 
Letters to W. Windham, 1804-1807. 
37882, f. 115; 37883, f. 1; 37884, 
ff. 86, 109, 125, 241 ; 37886, f. 113. 

. — Letter to J. Martin, 1833. 3796b, 

f. 45. 

Adam. Quaestiones on the creation of, 
12th cent. . Lat. 37785, f. ii. 

. . —— Verses on the fall of, 12th cent. 
Lat. 37785, f. 83 b. 

- Fall of, stamped in leather binding, 

15th cent. 38003. 

Adam, Abbot of Eynsham. Magna \ it a 
S. Hugonis, 1511. 38007. 

Adam ( Vice-Adm. Sir Charles), h.C.L. 
Biographical notes, 1846. 38039, f. 15. 

Adam (William), architect. Engravings 
of Holy rood Palace by R. Cooper, after, 
circ. 1750. Eg. 2871, ff. 16, 18. 

Adam (William), M.P. Letter to W. 

Windham, 1806. 37884, f. 201. 

■ Circular signed by, 1809. 37843, 

f. 272 b. 

._ Letters, as Attorney-General to the 

Prince of Wales, to S. Perceval, 1811. 
37296, ff. 109, 110. 

Adams (Horace C—), Town Clerk of 
Mention, Mass. Letter to P. H. Emerson, 
1908. 37951, f. 78. 

Adams (John), President of the l mted 
States. Letter to, from W. A. Bowles, 
1799. Copy. 37878, f. 212. 

Adams (Capt. John), B.N. Biographical 
notes, 1844. 38039, ff. 29—38. 

Adams (Lieut. John), B.N. Biographi¬ 
cal notes, 1844. 38039, f. 39. 

Adams (John), of Magdalen Hall , Ox- 
ford. 44 Prince Charles Edward alter 
the Battle of Culloden,” prize poem by, 
1849. Printed. 37825, f. 65. 

- Discussions on the authorship of 
the same, 1876. 37825, ff. 14, 52 b-84 


AdamSOU (John), antiquary. Letters 
to J. Martin, 1833. 37966, ff. 39, 54, 

65, 107, 124. 

Adamson (Lieut. John), B.N. Bio¬ 
graphical notes, 1844. 38039, ff. 41-43. 

Adamutiis (Dam. Antonius de), son of 
Bum. Thomas. Seal, 14th cent. CLV. 43. 

Addenbrooke (J— P—?)• Letter to 

Lord Wellesley, 1817. 37414, f. 36. 

Adderley, CO. Salop. Engraving, etc., 
of Norman font at, 19th cent. 37608, 

f. 78. 

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Adderley (R— -B—). Letter to W. 

Windham, circ. 1806. 37885, f. 49. 

Addingham, co. Cwnh. Engraving, 
etc., of Long Meg stone in, 19th cent. 
37542. ff. 15, 17. 

- Drawing of sculptured stone at, 

19th cent. 37550, f. 7. 

Addington, CO. Surr. Plan of earth¬ 
works at Thunderfield Castle in, 1905. 
37973, f. 55. 

Addington, Great, co. Kortht. 
Drawing of the church, 1807-1812. 

• 37411, f. 44. 

- Photographs and architectural 

notes of the church, late 19th cent. 
37243, ff. 1, 2; 37254, f. 96. 

Addington, Little, co. Northt. 
Drawing of the church, 1807-1812. 
37411, f. 76. 

— ■ — Photographs and architectural 
notes of the church, late 19th cent. 
37243, ff. 2, 3; 37254, f. 101. 

Addington (Henry), Viscount Sidmouth 
(1805). Correspondence with W. Wind¬ 
ham, 1 797-1809. 37876, f. 298; 37880, 
ff. 169, 171, 177, 227, 247, 263; 37881, 
f. 15; 37884, ff. 107, 131, 153; 37886, 
f. 179; 37888, f. 192. 

- Correspondence with Lord Wel¬ 
lesley, 1798-1842, n. d. 37282, ff. 65, 
97, 103,206, 265,295,374,411; 37283, 
ff. 14, 20, 34, 98, 120, 138; 37295, 
ff. 73, 74; 37298, ff. 1, 7, 17-21,32-38, 
47, 56; 37300, f. 107; 37303, f. 23; 
37306, f. 89; 37?08, ff. 367, 371. 373, 
375; 37309, ff. .3, 11, 202; 37310, 
ff. 255, 282, 313,353 (?) ; 37311, f. 392 ; 
37312, ff. 171, 235, 249, 461; 37313, 
ff. 44, 79, 166, 201, 203; 37416, ff. 31, 
42, 46, 48, 54-63, 68. 

- Cabinet minute by, 1806. 37883, 

f. 54. 

- Letter to Lord Grey, 1808. Copy. 

37309, f. 213. 

- Correspondence with S. Perceval, 

1810. Copies. 37295, ff. 390, 397. 

- Letter to the Prince Regent, 1812. 

Copy. 37297, f. 53. 

- Letter to H. Legge, 1814. 37907, 

f. 183. 

— — Correspondence with Lord Mel¬ 
bourne, 1836. 37311, ff. 304, 305. 

-- Letter to A. Montgomery, 1842. 

37316, f. 218. 

Addington (John Hilev). Letters to 
Lord Welleslev, 1799, 1806. 37309, 

f. 96; 37416, f. 52. 

Addington (Marianne Ursula), daughter 
of Ijord Sidmouth. Letter to Lord 
Wellesley, n. d. 37313, f. 205. 

Addison (John). Licence to, for 
pleading at Liverpool, 1884. 37951, 

f. 88. 

Addison (Joseph), Secretary of State. 
Latin verses on the Vigo expedition, 
1702. 37349, f. 57. 

- Letter to the Earl of Stair, 1717. 

Copy. 37364, f. 412. 

Adel, co. York. Photograph of the 

church, 19th cent. 37605, no. 64. 

- Photographs, etc., of Norman 

sculpture at, 19th cent. 37604, f. 520 ; 
37610, f. 385; 37611, nos. 10-21. 

Adelaide, rife of William IV. v. 

England, Kings of, William IV. 

Ade y (Mrs. D —\ of Aylsham. Letters 
to W. Windham, 1796, 1805. 37908, 
ff. 181, 207; 37918, f. 84. 

Adkin Lancaster). Letters to 

W. Windham, 1798 - 1806. 37908, 

f. 296 ; 37915; f. 56 ; 37916, f. 9. 

Adlard (Henry). J. Martin’s accompt 
with, 1833-4. 37967, f. 4. 

Admiralty. Order to the Navy Com¬ 
missioners, 1643. 37999, f. 68. 

- Instructions to Adm. Kainier, 1798, 

1804. Copies. 37278, f. 292; 37283, 
f. 222. 

- Observations on the Dutch Com¬ 
missioners, 1809. Partly printed. 37888, 
ff. 142-147. 

Adolphus (John), historian. Letters 
to W. Windham, 1799. 37878, f. 82; 

37915, f 102. 

Adolphus Frederic, T)uke of Cam • 

bridge, v. Cambridge, Adolphus Frederic, 
Duke of. 

Adstone, CO. Northt. Drawing of the 
church, 1807-1812. 37413, f. 34. 

Advice. Advice of a father to his 
son,” 17th cent. Eg. 2884, f. 21. 

Aeschylus. Notes on the Choephoroe 
bv W. Windham, late 18th cent. 37934, 
f. 101. 

Aesop. Fahics attributed to (Anonymus 
Neveleti), 1449. Ital. 38023, f. 3. 

Affleck (Her. John), 2m/ son of Sir J. 
AlHcck , Bart. Presented Eg. 2874 to 
J.E. Dolben, 1775. 

AiFpuddle, CO. Dors. Church-bell in¬ 
scriptions. 37443, uo. 1. 

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Afghanistan. Lord Auckland’s letter- 
books, etc., 1836-1842. 37689-37718, 

Africa. Letters of D. Livingtone on 
travels in Portuguese W. Africa, 1854- 
1855. 37410. 

- Charts of, 18th—19th centt. 38076, 

C. 1-35. 

Aitchison {Lieut. Edward), R.N. Bio¬ 
graphical notes, 1845. 38039, f. 45. 

Aitchison ( Capt . Robert), R.N. Bio¬ 
graphical notes, 1844, 1845. 38039, 

ff. 47-49. 

Aitkin {Lieut. Alexander), R.N. Letter 
to W. R. O’Byrne, 1845. 38039, f. 50. 

Agar (Charles), Fiscownf Somerton , Earl 
of Nor/nanton (1806), Archbishop of 
Dublin. Letter to Lord Wellesley, 1806. 
37309, f. 67. 

Agar, afterwards Agar-Ellis (Henry 
Wei bore), 2 ml Viscount Clifden. Letter 
to W. Windham, 1800. 37879, f. 282. 

Agar-Ellis (George James Welbore), 
Raron Dover (1831). Letters to J. 
Martin, 1828. 37965, ff. 34, 39. 

- Letter to M. Berry, 1831. 37726, 

f. 189. 

Agard (-). Letter to, from Sir E. 

Walker, 1661. 37998, f. 125. 

Agas (Ralph). Plan of Toddington 
manor, 1581. 38065. 

Agatha, S. Martyrdom of, iu stamped 
leather, 15th cent. 38003. 

Aghadoe, CO. KeiTy. Drawing of 
Ogham inscription at, 19th cent. 37589, 
f. 107. 

Aghalurcher, CO. Fermanagh. En¬ 
graving of sculptured stone at, 19th 
cent. 37571, f. 423. 

Agliardi {Card. Antonio). Portrait, 
late 19th cent. 37647, f. 132. 

Aglionby (William), Envoy to Switzer - 
land. Letter to, from C. Whitworth, 
1704. 37351, f. 355. 

Aglish. v. Minard, co. Kerry. 

Agnellns (Berisus, son of?). Seal, 
I3th-14th cent. CLV. 44. 

Agonlt, Comte <f. Letter to W. Wind¬ 
ham, 1795. Fr. 37859, ff. 3, 58. 

Agriculture. Articles of enquiry 
concerning Malmesbury Abbey manors, 
13th cent. 38009, f. 15. 

- Collections on the history of, by 

J. R. Allen, 19th cent. 37615, f. 360. 

Aide (J —). Letter to H^kekyan Bey, 
1851. Fr. 37462, f. 518. 

Ailesbury, Earl of. V. Bruce (Thomas). 

Ainslie {Lieut. Henry), R.N. Bio¬ 
graphical notes, 1843. 38039, f. 44. 

Airlie Barnes, CO. Forfar. Notes on 
chambered tomb at, late 19th cent. 
37333, f. 31 ; 37542, f. 423. 

Aix, Island of , France. Chart of, 1757. 
38076, B. 1. 

Aix, Archbishops of. 

v . Boisgelin de Cice (Jean de Dieu 
Raimond de). 

Forcade (Theodore Augustin). 

Aken (Heiuric van). Fragment of 
Flemish version of Roman de la Rose, 
14th cent. 38091, f. 246. 

Akers {Lieut. Thomas), R.N. Bio¬ 
graphical notes, 1844. 38039, f. 51. 

Akers (William), R.N. Letter to W. 
Windham, 1786. 37908, f. 33. 

Ala8tor, pseudonym. v. Orton (James). 

Alban, S. 9 of Mdnz. Life, 14th cent. 
Lat. 37408, f. 1 b. 

Albani {Card. Giovanni Francesco). 
Correspondence with J. C. Hippislev, 
1794. Fr. and ltal. Copies. 37849, 
ff. 35, 154. 

Albemarle, Dukes of. 

v. Monck (Christopher). 

Monck (George). 

- Earl of. 

v. Keppel (William Charles). 

Albergbetti (Giust* Eniilic) Plan of 
Ragusa, 1700. 38076, B. 20. 

Alberoni {Card. Julio), Archbishop of 
Seville } Sjktnish Minister. Letters to 
the Marquis de Beretti Landi, 1718, 
1719. Fr. Copies. 37369, ff. 228, 286 ; 
37370, ff. 139, 324; 37371, f. 190; 
37372, f. 228. 

- Letters to the Marquis de Moute- 

leone, 1718. Fr. Printed and copy. 
37369, ff. 248, 253; 37370, f. 243. 

Albert, Archduke of Austria. v. 

Alberti (Antonio degli). Canzoni and 
sonnets, late 15th cent. ltal. 38090, 
ff. 1-26, 50-53. 

Alberti (Francesco degli). Sonnets and 
ballate, late 15th cent. ltal. 38090, 
ff. 42-49 b. 

Alberti (Leon Battista degli). Novel 
of “ Lionora di Bardi et Hyppolito 
Bondelmonti,” late 15th cent. 38U90, 
ff. 27-41, 

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Albinoni (Tommaso). Italian cantatas, 
1706. 38036, ff. 124 b, 140 b. 

Alboke, dland, Sweden. Engraving of 
12th cent, font at, 19th cent. 37610, 
f. 870. 

Albrecbtsberger (Johann Georg). 
Canons, late 18th cent. Autogr .(?). 
38070, f. 44. 

Albnera, in Spain. Report on the 
battle, by Marquis de Latour-Maubourg, 
1811. 37425, f. 65. 

Albuquerque, Duque de. v. La 
Cuevu (Jos6 Maria). 

Albv. co. Norf. Fine in, 1332. Add. 
Ch! 54535. 

Alcester, CO. Dane. Bell inscriptions. 
38055, A. 

Alcibi&des. Life of, 5th cent. (?). 
Gr. Pap. 1523. 

Alconbury, CO. Hunt. Rental of the 
manor, temp. Edw. III. 37671, f. 99 b. 

Alconbury Weston, co. Hunt. 

Rental of the manor, temp. Edw. 111. 
37671, f. 102 b. 

Alcnio. De virtutibus ad Widonem, 
12th cent. 37785, f. 71. 

Aldbar, CO. Forfar. Drawing of 
sculptured stone at, 19th cent. 37555, 

f. 441. 

Aldborough, near Boroughbridge, co. 

) ork. Photograph, etc., of Roman 
pavement at, 19th cent. 37596, f. 516. 

Aldboum, CO. Wilts. Bell inscriptions. 
37398, ff. 51 b-53 b. 

Aldbrough., near Hull, CO. York. Draw¬ 
ings, etc., of Anglo-Saxon sundial at, 
19th cent. 37580, f. 729. 

Aldbury, CO. Hertf. Deed relating to, 
1516. Add. Ch. 55199. 

Aldbury, CO. Oxon. Sketch of Norman 
font at, 19th cent. 37608, f. 62. 

Aldeburcrb, CO. Suff. Engraving of old 
house at, 19th cent. 37626, f. 279. 

Alderbury, CO. Wilts. Notes on church- 
bell, late 19th cent. 3 <398, f. 11. 

Alderminster, CO. Wore. Church-bell 
inscriptions. 37483, B. 1-5. 

Alderney, Island of. Engravings, etc., 
of implements in dolmens in, 19th cent. 
Fr. 37539, ff. 397-401 passim , 410-412. 

Aldershot, co. Southt. Plans of earth¬ 
works at Brickbury aud Bats llog Sty, 
1903. 37972, ff. 23,39 ; 37973, ff. 46,51. 

Alderson (Edward Hall), Baron of the 
Exchequer. Letter to Rev. W. Dods- 
worth, 1850. 37824, f. 187. 

__ Correspondence with W. Maskell, 

1850. 37824, ff. 234, 240, 246. 

Alderson (Robert), Recorder of Ipswich. 
Letters to W. Windham, 1809, 1810. 
37889, f. 105; 37909, f. 279. 

Alderton, co. Northt. Drawing of the 
church, 1807-1812. 3<411» f. 71. 

_ Plan of earthworks at the Mount 

in, 1905. 37974, f. 28. 

Alderton, CO. Suff. Sale in, 1646. 
Add. Ch. 55419. 

Alderton, co. Wilts. Deeds relating 
to, 1323, 1348. Add. Ch. 54178,54179. 

Aldhain, co. Sujf. Fine in, 1373. Add. 
Ch. 54576. 

Aldhelm, 9. Extract from his De 
Laudibus Virginum, llth-12th cent. 
Eg. 2889, f. 32. 

Aldridge (Capt. John Williams), R.N. 
Letter to W. K. O’Byine, 1844. 38039, 

f. 53. 

Aldrynton (Henry de). Seal, 1350. 
clv. 9. 

Aldwinkle All Saints, co Northt. 
Drawing of the church, 1807-181^. 
37413, f. 71. 

_ Photographs and architects al 

notes of the church, 1899-1900, n. d. 
37243, ff. 4-6; 37253, f. 81. 

Aldwinkle St. Peter’s, co. Northt. 
Drawiug of the church, 1807-1812. 

37412, f. 86. 

_ Photographs and architectural 

notes of the church, 1899-1900, n. d. 
37243, ff. 6-9; 37253, f. 85. 

Aid worth (Robert). Order, as Com¬ 
missioner, for removing obstructions 
in forfeited lands, 1653. 38091, f. 124. 

Aldworth {Lieut. St. Leger), i?.A. 
Biographical notes, 1844, 1845. 38039, 

ff. 54-56. 

Aldworth - Neville, afterwards 
Griffin (Richard), 2nd Baron Bray- 
brooke. Letter to, from Adra. Thorn- 
brough, 1803. Copy. 37881, f. 275. 

Alegre, Marquis d. Letter to W. 
Windham, 1798. Fr. 37865, f. 110. 

Alemcastro (-), Duque dAveyro. 

ProjMisals tor marriage of, 17th cent. 
38091, f. 234. 

Alexander I., XI., Emperors of 
Russia, c. Russia. 

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Alexander III., IV., VIII., 

Popes, v . Rome. 

Alexander (I)u Pr<$), 2nd Earl of 
Caledon. Letter to W. Windham, 1806. 
37884, f. 50. 

Alexander (Henry). Letter to W. 
Windham, 1806. 37884, f. 218. 

Alexander (Rev. John), of Alloa , 
Bishop of Dunkeld (1743). Correspon¬ 
dence, 1727-1754. 37538, ff. 16-24. 

Alexander ( Comm . Nicholas), R.N. 
Biographical notes, 1844. 38039, ff. 


Alfreton. co. Derb. Deed relating to, 
1420-21. Add. Ch. 54356. 

Alfriston, co. Suss. Engravings, etc., 
of old hou es at, 19th cent. 37626, f. 294. 

Algar (William). Letter to W. Wind¬ 
ham, 1807, n. d. 37916, ff. 108, 189. 

Algar kirk, oo. Line. Accompta of 
rents, etc., in, 1514-1525. Eg. 2886, 
ff. 10 b, 14 b, etc. 

Algiers. Account of, 1797. 37912, 

f. 200. 

- Chart of the bay of, 18th cent. 

38076, C. 1. 

Chart of, 18th cent. 

Alicante, in Spain. Chart of, 18th 
cent. 38076, B. 11. 

Alise, CStr-iTOr, France. Engraving 
etc., of Gallic inscription at, 19th cent. 
37589, f. 511. 

Alkarton (Richard). Sermon, in 1406, 
at St. Mary’s Hospital, 15th cent. Engl. 
37677, f. 57. 

Allamand (-), Minister of the 

Protestant Churches at Bex and Corsier. 
Correspondence with F. M. A. de Voltaire, 
1755-1772. Fr. Drafts. 37500. 

Allasia (Dr. -), in the Egyptian 

Medical Service. Letters to Hlkekynn 
Bey, 1855-1858. Fr. and Ital. 37462, 
f. 590; 37463, f. 6. 

Alldridge (Lieut. George Manley), 
R.N. Biographical notes, 1844. 38039, 
ff. 63-65. 

Allegre, Comte <T 1 Chouan leader. Let¬ 
ters to W. Windham, 1796-1809. Fr. 
37861, f. 54: 37865, f. 166; 37871, 
f. 199. 

Allen (Rear-A'lm. John). Letter to W. 
R. O’Byrne, 1844. 38039, f. 66. 

Allen (Capt. John), R.N. Biographical 
notes, 1844, 1845. 38039, ff. 67-70. 

Allen (John Hensleigh), of Cressclly. 
Signature, as chairman of the 44 King of 
Clubs,” 1816. 37337, f. 31b. 

Allen (Capt. John James), R.N. Bio¬ 
graphical notes, 1843. 38039, f. 71. 

All an (John Romilly), F.S.A. Archeo¬ 
logical collections, 19th - 20th centt. 

Allen (Kate). Letter to J. Romilly 
Allen, her brother, circ. 1853. 37539, 

f. 465. 

Allen (Ralph). Letter to Hdk^kyan Bey, 
1841. 37461, f. 187. 

Allen (Lieut. Samuel), R.N. Biographi¬ 
cal notes, 1844. 38039, f. 72. 

Allen (Lieut. Saunderson), R.N. Note 
concerning, 1845. 38039, f. 74. 

Allen (William), Quaker philanthropist. 
Letters to F. Place, 1815, 1834. 37949, 
ff. 35, 315. 

Allen (Comm. William Edward Hughes), 
R.N. Biographical notes, 1844. 38039, 
ff. 75, 76. 

Allerit (Chev. Thibault d’). Report, 
etc., to W. Windham, 1797. Fr. 37863, 
ff. 305, 311. 

Allerton, CO. York. Deed relating to, 
1481. Add. Ch. 55435. 

Allies (Thomas William), rector of 
Launton , co. Oxon. Letters to W. 
Maskell, 1850. 37824, ff. 146, 224, 

233, 257, 259, 274, 287, 300. 

Alloa, co. Clackmannan. Depositions in 
trials of witches of, 1658, 1659. Eg. 
2879, ff. 1, 3, 15. 

Allonville (Comte Armand d’). Let¬ 
ters to W. Windham, 1795-1802. Fr. 
37859, f. 98; 37863, f. 13; 37869, 
f. 68. 

Almeida de Mello e Castro 

(Jo&o d’), Condc das Galvas. Letter, as 
Portuguese Envoy, to Lord Grenville, 
1799. Fr. Copy. 37274, f. 281. 

Alxneley Castle, co. Heref. Plan of 
earthworks at, 1905. 37650, f. 52. 

Alxneley Oldcastle, co. Heref. Plan 
of earthworks at, 1905. 37650, f. 51. 

Aimer, CO. Dors . Church-bell inscrip¬ 
tions. 37443, no. 2. 

Almonacid. in Spain. Note on battle 
at, 1809. 37287, f. 145. 

Almonde (W— van), postmaster at La 
Brille. Correspondence with C. Whit¬ 
worth, 1717. Fr. Copies. 37365, ff. 
338, 365. 

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Almondsburv. co. GU>uc. Sketch of 
Normao font at, 19th cent. 37606, 

f. 281. 

Alne, co. York. Drawings, etc., of 
Norman doorway at, 19th cent. 37604, 
f. 524 ; 37605, noa. 22 *39, 65. 

Alnmouth, co. Northumb. Engravings, 
etc., of inscribed stones at, 19th cent. 
37580, f. 607. 

Aloisi - Masella ( Card . Gaetano). 
Letter to G. A. Bouvier, 1892. Ital. 
37647, f. 81. 

Alpe (Frederic). Map of his estates in 
Bruisyard and Cransford, co. Suff., 1771. 
Add . Ch. 55495. 

Alpertus, Monaclins S. Symphonani 
Mctensis. De diversitate temporum, etc. 
(Cod. Hannoverauus 712*), 10th—11th 
cent. Facsimile , 1908. Facs. 128. 

Alphamstone, CO. Essex. Photograph, 
etc., of inscribed stone at, 19th cent. 
37580, f. 235. 

Alphington, CO. Devon . Illustrations 
of Saxon art at, 19th cent. 37601, 
f. 591. 

- Photograph, etc., of Norman font 

at, 19th cent. 37606, f. 217; 37607, 
no. 10. 

Alsace. Negotiations concerning French 
claims in, 1680-1683. Copies. 3)989, 

- Letter from Louis XIV. to the 

free Imperial towns of, 1651. Copy , 
with Emjl. transl. 37989, ff. 62, 66. 

v. also Newsletters. 

Alsop (John), Fellotr of Christ's College, 
Cauibridge . Certificate, 1624. 37999, 

f. 58. 

Alstonfield, co. Staff. Photographs, 
etc., of stones at, 19th cent. 37552, 
f. 292. 

Altamon, CO. Chest. Engraving of 
Norman font at, 19th cent. 37606, 
f. 109. 

Altheim, Count. Speech, as Imperial 
envoy at Stockholm, 1682. Lot. 37985, 
f. 216. 

Althorp, Viscount, v. Spencer (John 

Alton Down, co. Wilts. t?.Figheldean. 

Alton Fancras, CO. Dors. Church- 
bell inscriptions. 37443, no. 3. 

Altyre, CO. Moray. Sketch of sculptured 
stone at, 19th cent. 37563, f. 2. 

Alured (Thomas), Secretary to the Ijord 
Pi'eshlent of Wales. Letter to the 
Marquis of Buckingham against the 
Spanish Match, 1620. Copies. 37999, 
f. 52; Eg. 2882, f. 208. 

Alvedistort, co. Wilts. Bell inscrip¬ 
tions. 37398, f. 13 b. 

Alves (Capt. -). Chart of Tavoy 

River, Burma, 1763. 38076, D. 50. 

Alveston, CO. Glouc. Sketch of Norman 
font at, 19th cent. 37606, f. 282. 

Alvey, co. Inverness. Engraving ot 
stones at Belleville, 19th cent. 37o42, 
f. 467. 

Alyth, CO. Perth. Sketches, etc., of 
sculptured stones at, 19th cent. 3/o63, 
f. 23; 37565, nos. 4-6. 

Amandus, S. v. Henricus de Suao. 

Ambassadors. List of plenipoten¬ 
tiaries at the conference at Frankfort, 
1681-1682. 37989, f. 302. 

_ List of English representatives at 

the courts of Europe, 1702. Copy. 
37348, f. 20. 

_ Regulation of allowances to,[1702.] 

Copy. 37348, f. 2. 

Amberg, in Pavarvi. Articles of sur¬ 
render, 1703. Germ. Printed. 37351, 
f. 134. 

Ambleston, CO. Pcmb. Photographs 
of Norman font at, 19th cent. 37608, 
f. 426. 

Ambresbury Banks, co. Essex, v. 

Ambrose, s. Life, by Paulinus, 11th- 
12th cent. Lat. Imperf. Eg. 2889, f. 7 b. 

America, Central. Charts of, 18th 
cent. 38076, E. 8-9# 

_. f South. Charts of, 18th cent. 

38076, E. 1-7. 

_, Spanish. Notes relating to, 

1809. 37288, f. 444. 

_ Appointment of British Commis¬ 
sioners in, 1811. 37293, ft. 121, 125. 

_ Conference between G. Canning and 

the Prince de Polignac concerning, 1823. 
37294, f. 135. 

_ Letter of G. Canning to Sir W. 

A’Court relating to, 1824. 37294, 

f. 143. 

-, United States of. Remon¬ 
strance of Creek Indians to, 1791. Copy. 
37873, f. 166. 

_ Certificate given to the Creeks by 

boundary commissioners, 1799. Copy. 
37878, f. 162. 

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America, United States of ( con¬ 
tinued ). Letter from W. A. Bowles to 
President Adams, 1799. Copy. 37878, 

f. 212. 

- Notes on the country west of the 

Alleghany Mountains, 1807. 37885, 

r. i9i. 

-Letter on their complaint against 

the British Ambassador, 1810. 37291, 

f. 282. 

- Letters on affairs in, 1810, 1811. 

37292, ff. 206, 208, 216 296. 

Amersham, co. Bucks . Fines in, 1402, 
1410. Add. Ch, 54420, 54421. 

Amesbury, co. Wi ts. Plans of earth¬ 
works, 1895. 37724, ff. 48, 62. 

- Engraving of Lake House at, 19th 

cent. 37626, f. 345. 

-Letter on sculptured stone at, 

1905. 37552, f. 401. 

-- Bell inscriptions. 37398, f. 38 b. 

Amherst (Jeffery), Is* Baron Amherst , 
Commander in Chief. Correspondence 
with W. Windham, 1795. 37874, ff. 

279, 280. 

Amherst ( Lieut. Jeffery Reid), R.N. 
Biographical notes, 1845. 38039, ff. 


Amherst (William Pitt), 2nd Baron , 
Is* Earl Amherst (1826). Letters, as 
Governor - General of India, etc., to 
Lord Wellesley, 1810, 1825. 37292, 

ff. 49, 51, 97, 113, 117; 37310, f. 243. 

- Letter to - Russell, 1853. 

37967, f. 115. 

Amherst of Hackney, Banm. r. 

Tyssen-Amherst (William Amhurst). 

Amiel ( Lieut. William Eardley), R.N. 
Biographical notes, 1844. 38039, ff. 


Amirante Islands, East Africa. 
Chart of, 18th cent. 38076, C, 25. 

Ammon (Hieronymus). Portrait of 
J. A. Herbst engraved perhaps by, 1635. 
38072, f. 2. 

Amphilochius, 8. Vita S. Basilii, 
llth-12th cent. E<j. 2889, f. 100 b. 

Ampney Down, co. Glow. Deed 
relating to, 1380. Add. Ch. 54181. 

Ampney St. Mary, CO. Glow , En¬ 
graving, etc., of Norman tympanum at, 
19th cent. 37604, f. 218. 

Amnton. CO. Suff. Church-bell inscrip¬ 
tion. 37427, no. 1. 

Amroth, CO. Pcmh. Drawing of lout 
at, 19th cent. 37608, f. 428. 

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Amsinck (Lieut. Henry), R.N. Letter 
to W. R. O’Byrne, 1844. 38039, f. 85. 

Amsterdam. Papers relating to a 
British Consulate at, 1681. Eiuft. and 
Dutch. 37981, ff. 1, 16, 18, 20, 22. 

v. also Newsletters. 

Amyot (Thomas). Correspondence with 
W.Windham, 1802-1810. 37906; 37909, 
ff. 82, 145. 

- Correspondence on the publication 

of W. Windham’s papers, 1811-1815. 
37907, ff. 45-112, 170-213 passim. 

Amys and Amylion. Romance of, 
circ. 1400. Eg. 2862, f. 135. 

Anacreon. Imitations of, 18th cent. 
37684, ff. 42 b, 43. 

Anagni, in Italy. Photograph of the 
cathedral door, 19th cent. 37597, f. 265. 

Anagrams. On John aud Penelope 
Cibson aud John Jopling,by J. Errington, 
circ. 1658. 37719, ff. 178 b, 227, 261. 

Anam. Charts of, 18th cent. 38076, 
D. 51-53. 

Anastasia, s. Passio, 11th—12th cent. 
Eg. 2889, f. 54. 

Ancrom, Countess of. v. Kerr (Henri¬ 

Anderson (Arthur). Letter, as Chair¬ 
man of the Peninsular and Oriental 
Steamship Company, to Hekekyan Bey, 
1859. 37463, f. 86. 

Anderson (Sir Edmund), Chief Justice 
of the Common J‘lcas. Owned, circ. 
1600, 37659. 

Anderson (E— S—). Letter to 

Hekekyan Bey, 1870. 37463, f. 474. 

Anderson (C«pt. James), R.N. Letter 
to W. R. O’Byrne, 1844. 38039, f. 86. 

Anderson (Comm. James), It.N. Bio¬ 
graphical notes, 1844. 38039, ff. 87-90. 

Anderson (John), F.R.8. Prospectus 
of military tracts by, 1794. 37845, 

f. 53. 

- Letter to W. Windham, 1795. 

37890, f. 85. 

Anderson (Dr. Joseph), Keeper of the 
Musetim of Antiquities, Edinburgh. Let¬ 
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f. 103. 

- Letter to J. Romilly Allen, 1898. 

37555, f. 8. 

Anderson-Felham (Charles), Baron 
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f. 65. 

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Anderson-Felliam (Charles Ander¬ 
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Letter to J. Martin, 1853. 37966, f. 8. 

Anderton (Evan), of Coleshill. Will 
and inventory, 1607. Add. Ch. 54106— 

Anderton (Francis), of Tamcorth. Will, 
etc., 1632- 1636. Add. Ch. 54113, 

Anderton (Thomas), of Tanworth. 
Will, etc., 1651. Add. Ch. 54117, 

Andiffne (Comte Louis Auguste Fortune 
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1799, n. d. Fr. 37859, ff. 181, 215, 
217, 253; 37860, ff. 56-61, 184, 186; 
37861, f. 201 (copy); 37866, ff. 221- 
226, 228; 37871, f. 206. 

__ Notes of conversation with W. 

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Letters to the Prince de Bouillon, 

1799. Fr. 37872, ff. 239, 241. 

Andover, CO. Southt. Plan of earth¬ 
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f. 16. 

Andrew, 5., Apostle. Miniature of the 
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Andrew (Capt. John William), R.N. 
Biographical notes, 1844. 38039, f. 91. 

Andrew (Lieut. Zaccheus), R.N. Bio¬ 
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Andrewes (Lancelot), Bishop of WVn- 
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Engr. 37719, f. 204 b. 

Andrews (Lieut. Benjamin), R.N. Bio¬ 
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Andrews (Lieut. Edward), R.N. Bio¬ 
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Andrews (Capt. John). Petition to the 
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Andrews (John). Letter to W. Wind¬ 
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Androtion. Portion of hist